PC World has done a quick review of the Panasonic HDC-SD1 High Definition camcorder, which features recording to Secure Digital cards.  While many may think of the budget low quality camcorders when they hear about the use of flash storage,...
If you are planning to purchase a car from one of the General Motor (GM) brands and you want a DVD player inside, then it's likely you will get Lite-On DVD players for car use. According to the Chinese Commercial...
tlogank and GristyMcFisty both let us know that U.S. Court Officials have said last Friday that the music industry has won at least 871 federal subpoenas against computer users suspected of illegally sharing music files. According to...
rashmatt used our newssubmit to tell us that the best (?) MP3-encoder has been updated. Since today we can find a new LAME version on its homepage: LAME v3.93 Changes: Bit allocation for pre-echo control improved for single channel encodings Substep...

CDCheck 3.0.0.10

Neat utility came to my eyes: CDCheck is utility for prevention, detection and recovery of damaged files with emphasis on error detection. It supports CRC files and binary compare. CDCheck can be used on all files visible by the operating...
It seems that sony wants to earn some money on the divx story, because it's bringing out a stand alone divx player wich should come out @ 01/04/2001 and should cost around £600 These are some specs: - Cool Hardware -...
Submitted by: Habeem Source: http://www.heise.de/newsticker/data/jk-04.05.00-00 Copyright impact for CD-Blanks (translated with Altavista Babelfish): As reports already briefly, the German music industry agreed with the manufacturers of blanks on a delivery, which is to consider to the increasing use of the disks for...
The UK boss of the Universal Music Group John Kennedy says he can't wait to start suing British music file sharers.  John Kennedy will be succeeding Jay Berman as head of the lobby group IPFI (The international version of...
Today Imation announced two new optical disc duplicators. It enables the duplication of CDs and DVDs whenever this is needed. The duplicators are mainly made for offices and business', and work in both broad office applications as small home...
First Toshiba announces a notebook with an HD-DVD drive, dubbed the Qosimo G30, now SonyStyle Canada had one posted for a bit, prior to being pulled, that has a Blu-ray drive inside. Luckily DailyTech saw it and gives us the...
CyberLink announced significant performance gains for playing, analyzing, and producing high-quality video content using CyberLink's leading applications on systems featuring the Intel® Core™ 2 Quad processors.CyberLink's optimization of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD playback software PowerDVD Ultra improved...
mendoman and SynthesisDS both used our news submit to tell us about this story that is stirring up some contraversy around the net. One of th plaintiffs ...
About 54% from the Americans asked about the scanning of email for criminal content (hacking, terrorists, childporn etc) doesn't mind and is even in favour of it. Because 73% of the asked is concerned about criminals using the internet...
Ritek has announced it has acquired a technology using near-field recording (NFR) for DVDs from the Center for Nanostorage Research (CNR) of the National Taiwan University (NTU). With this new red laser recording scheme,...
Avid Technology announced the next generation of its Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick, and Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick. The last product already is the best selling TV tuner for PCs in the United States, according to NDP research. These new...
H-EvA-K used our news submit to tell us that VSO Software has released updates for their Blindwrite and CopyToCD software. The Blindwrite update only fixes an error with the installer, while the CopyToCD update has...

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