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Monday, March 15, 2004

New Double-Layer DVD+R From Philips

Can I get a “Hallelujah” from anyone?!  I’ve been waiting for this for some time… Especially since I have a PVR machine now that seems to eat GBs for lunch.  As more computers have 400GB disc drives we are going to need more dense removable media as well.

 

Never mind that you can make perfect backups of your DVDs J

JOEL JOHNSON -- Philips has introduced the first PC DVD+R drive that can burn to a double-layer, single-sided disc. The burner, dubbed the DVDRW885K, will record the new 8.5GB discs at a 8x speed. The upshot of all this is that until now consumer DVD burners have been single-layer, with...


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