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After much chatter and anticipation, Panasonic has finally started production of dual-layer 50GB Blu-ray discs. Ok, so actually, they're calling it a "pilot production"—but hell, if something gets made and they can call it rabbit hunting I'm fine as long as it's in high def. This tech miracle is taking place at the Japanese company's Torrence, CA-based factory and is really the first attempt by any manufacturer to drum up a dual-layer Blu-ray disc.

Panasonic Begins 50GB Blu-ray Disc Production [Trusted Reviews]