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Recordable 5 inch optical discs: 20 years later

When the Compact Disc-Digital Audio (CD-DA) arrived on the scene in 1982 (along with the LP-sized video LaserDisc), and with knowledge of computers abounding, where you heard of “hard disks”, “floppy disks” (both magnetic; the latter essentially tape material shaped as a disk), and then… 6.268 kata lagi


IT Lingo for Dummies: Optical Drive

In this series, “IT Lingo for Dummies”, we will explore different technical topics such as desktop computer components and break them down into less techno-speak. In this installment, we will explore optical drives. 728 kata lagi


Q&A: Can I burn a CD-RW disk as an audio CD?

Q I know that I can burn an audio CD to CD-R. Can I do the same but using a CD-RW disk? Will the result then play correctly in a domestic CD player? 168 kata lagi


DVD drive becoming faulty?

If the DVD drive inside your computer is becoming faulty (especially if it’s a laptop), do you know you can purchase a replacement which can simply plug into an available USB port? 61 kata lagi