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  • Sony cranks up optical disc storage to 3.3TB

    Optical discs like Blu-ray are losing favor, but Sony and Panasonic don't seem to care. The companies have cranked up the storage capacity on optical media to a stunning 3.3TB.

  • 128GB Blu-ray Disc format slated for release

    The Blu-ray Disc Association this week announced plans to release a new commercial high-definition disc format that will offer up to 128GB of write-once capacity within months.

  • 400GB optical disc

    Pioneer has developed an optical disc that can hold up to 400GB of data.

  • Why HD DVD lost out to Blu-Ray

    Well, that was quick. Last month, Toshiba announced it was pulling the plug on its high-definition video disc format, HD DVD. Within days, Toshiba's partners announced that they were now Blu-ray shops, and HD DVD players and movies were reduced to fire-sale prices.