BluRay

Sony Shrinks Laser, Rick Moranis: “No Comment”

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Sony is reporting that they have managed to shrink the BluRay laser down to 3 mm. thick units. This will allow for thinner drive bays (to be installed more easily into laptops), and hopefully cheaper players in the near future. BluRay lasers are becoming easier to manufacture at large-scale, and are now able to read [...]

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Buffalo Makes External HD-DVD/BluRay Drive, is not Animal

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In a move that is sure to mean nothing in a few months, manufacturer Buffalo is releasing (in Europe only) a HD-DVD/BluRay combo drive. It has the ability to burn and read BluRay discs, and the ability to read (and not burn) the soon-to-be defunct HD-DVD format. With pricing and availability yet to be revealed, [...]

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