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DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.
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In celebration of the Chinese New Year and Valentines Day, purchased selected ultraportable ASUS notebooks entitle customers to a free gift such as ASUS External DVD Drives or Php500 SM Gift Certificates.
Quanta, instead, asserted that the fines in the case should be recalculated based on the cost of DVD drives built in its laptops and subject to use of Laser Dynamics's patented technology.
Available in a retail and OEM configuration, the new drives are an ideal replacement burner for a standard DVD drive while offering all the benefits of Blu-ray Disc technology, including Blu-ray 3D high-definition playback.
It boasts a 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, a reasonable NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics card plus 2GB of memory, a full-sized keyboard, no DVD drive, but two USB ports.
For Blu-ray, it removes all known AACS and BD+ copy protections, Region Code, BD-Live and UOPs.</p><p>The solution enables consumers to watch any region DVD on their region-specific DVD drive and player software.
Before HP, a Japanese disc drive brand, Plextor, has placed its contract order for an external 4X blu-ray DVD drive, which will be delivered starting the third quarter of the year, attesting to good quality of the firm's products.
Internal storage comes in the form of a 320GB SATA HDD, backed up by a DVD drive.
The model features Audi's MMI Navigation Plus system, a seven-inch colour monitor, a 40MB hard drive, DVD drive, Bluetooth preparation, TV tuner, Audi Side Assist and Lane Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Audi drive select.
Mr Jobs said the MacBook Air's ultra-slim design was partly made possible by its lack of a CD or DVD drive.
MICROSOFT chose the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas (see main feature) to reveal that a High Definition DVD drive will be released for the Xbox 360 this year.
This past July, only 0.5 percent of desktop PCs in America that sold through retail channels had just a CD-ROM drive; 9 percent had a CD burner; 45.1 percent had a CD burner and a DVD drive (either a combo drive or two drives); and 43.8 percent had a DVD burner (which incorporates the previous technologies).
The -R and +R formats were also similar enough that once discs were recorded in either format, they could be played back on virtually any DVD drive. That is not the case with BD and HD-DVD.