Is the optical drive going the way of the floppy?

Technology is ever changing. What was ubiquitous one day can be archaic the next. Cassette drives no longer run software. We don't transfer files on a floppy disk, either 5.25” or 3.5”. And

Published on: November 12th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Roxio Creator 2009 is a suite deal

Like its predecessors (which bore the name Easy Media Creator), Roxio Creator 2009 is a massive suite of applications that covers nearly everything you can do with or to CDs and DVDs and

Published on: September 24th, 2008 Jon L. Jacobi

Long live the CD, sort of

CD life varies considerably. A disc that has been mechanically pressed -- like the ones you get when you rent a movie -- have an anticipated life of 50 to 100 years. CDs

Published on: February 8th, 2006 Bob and Joy Schwabach