The Deal: LG's new Super Multi Blue drives include lightscribe for etching on discs, and HD disc compatibility on both HD DVD and Blu-ray, along with read/write for DVD, CD, and read only for HD-DVD-ROM. The GGW drive is ~$500 and can also do 6x recording on Blu-ray discs, which is about 32 minutes for a 50GB double…
PC World got their hands on a LG GGW-H10NI Super Multi Blue BD Drive/HD DVD Reader. Oh my goodness that name is horrible. It's the PC version of the Super Multi Blue that LG released for home theaters, but this version also boasts 2x single layer (4x disc) Blu-ray disc burning.
Considering they had the first 4x Blu-ray burner, we're not too shocked Hitachi-LG is also claiming dibs on the first combo Blu-ray/HD DVD drive for your PC. The wonderfully named GGW-H10N Super Multi Blue will playback, read, and record single and dual-layer Blu-ray discs (at 4x or 3.5x) and it'll also have the…
We just got tipped off that Best Buy now has the LG Blu-ray HD-DVD Combo Player available for order online, despite its Feb 4th release date.
If you are still confused about the LG HD/BD Dual Disc Player getting canned due to HD DVD compatibility issues, here's the final word on the release. It's coming. Early February. F' Shizzle.
CENTERPIECE: Super Multi Blue: Blu-ray/HD DVD combo player that's launching end of January. Available first week of February.