The First Pick in the NFL Draft Andrew Luck Still Uses a Flip Phone

If you follow football, you'd know that #1 NFL draft pick Andrew Luck is supposed to be the best quarterback prospect since John Elway and the quarterback that'll replace Peyton Manning. Great! What's not great? Flip phones. And that's what Luck, the future multimillionaire, shockingly still uses as his phone. » 4/26/12 9:06pm 4/26/12 9:06pm

Lacie d2 External Blu-ray Drive Now Burns at 4x Speeds

Lacie has updated its external d2 Blu-ray burner to write at 4x speeds, twice as fast as its predecessor. The BD drive supports 25 or 50 GB BD-R and BD-RE discs, as well as multiple DVD and CD formats. In addition, the aluminum alloy case has been redesigned by Neil Poulton, giving it a more simple and appealing look.… » 5/29/08 9:30pm 5/29/08 9:30pm

Sony/NEC's Optiarc Busts Out Five Blu-ray Burners at CeBIT, No HD DVDs…

When Sony announced its joint venture with NEC over a year ago (resulting in a company called Optiarc), the company said it would be creating Blu-ray and DVD drives, and may produce HD DVD drives. CeBIT was another story, where the company rolled out no less than five Blu-ray burners at the big euro-show. Will the… » 3/21/07 1:15pm 3/21/07 1:15pm

Pioneer BDR-103: HD DVD/Blu-ray Combo Burner to Ship Next Year

Pioneer announced it will release a dual-format HD DVD and Blu-ray writer sometime next year. The BDR-103 will integrate both formats into one drive, and it will support recordable and rewritable discs on both formats as well as play back prerecorded content. » 9/01/06 11:29am 9/01/06 11:29am

Samsung SH-B022 Blu-Ray Burner Reviewed (Verdict: You Might Want to…

We
re already over three months into 2006, the year that high definition and next generation DVDs are set to make their big splash. The gang over at The Register got their hands on Samsung
s SH-B022, the company
s Blu-Ray disc burner and gave it a thorough testing. The overall impression of the drive appears positive,… » 3/19/06 4:04pm 3/19/06 4:04pm