Don Labriola

Double-Stuff DVDs

Dual-layer DVD recorders are finally here, but the DL format is still a work in progress. Media remain scarce and expensive, and the first generation of DL recorders and application...

Blue-Laser Disk Stores Data For Professionals

ZIFFPAGE TITLEAt a GlanceCompany:Sony Electronics Inc., www.sony.com/prodataPrice:$3,299 listPros:Blue-laser rewriter can store 23GB on a single disc. Inexpensive rewriteable and write-once media now shipping. Good throughput.Cons:Pricier than many magneto-optical drives....

Sony Shows Dual Layer DVD Recording

ZIFFPAGE TITLEAt a GlanceCompany:Sony Electronics Inc., www.sony.com/dvdburnersPrice:$199 listSpec Data:ATAPI (EIDE) interface; analog audio out, digital audio out controls; 8X DVD-R record speed; 4X DVD-RW record speed; 8X DVD+R record...

Buying Guide: Rewriteable DVD Drives

Buying a DVD drive doesnt have to be complicated. Wading through the jargon, the compatibility issues, and the multitude of disc formats can certainly seem intimidating. But its nothing...

DVD Rot, or Not?

The recent Associated Press story about insidious, disc-devouring "rot" wasnt the first to hit the mainstream press. Major news outlets Worldwide have for years been publishing sensational reports that...

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Changing of Editors in the eWEEK Chair

Date: April 20, 2021 Redwood City, Calif. To: All my friends, colleagues and readers: After 16 years at the publication and 10 years as an editor, I’m...

How VMware Wants to Power an ‘Anywhere’ Workforce 

VMware has long been about B2B tech: virtualization, data center infrastructure, hypervisors, collaboration tools, mobility and a long list of other products and services. This...

Zscaler Advances Its Zero Trust Exchange Framework 

Cloud security provider Zscaler on April 20 revealed a number of innovations for its Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange platform designed to help organizations improve...

Aruba Announces Edge-to-Cloud Security, Network Capabilities 

Recently, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, held its annual Atmosphere user conference in digital format. At the event, the company announced a new...

NVIDIA, LED Walls: Creating the Future Virtual Office

NVIDIA held its virtual GTC conference, and it was particularly fascinating. One session hit me where I live, though. It was by Kathryn Brillhart,...