Interview with the developer of Alcohol, a CD burning and emulation tool
Tages is a French copy protection with all kinds of quotes on their website coming from our forums and visitors. So it was about time for one of our editors to investigate if the copy protection really does what it promises ("there will never be one-to-one copies. It is physically impossible")
Here you can find some more solutions to copy SafeDisc protected games without the Laxity crack. These solutions are provided by our visitors and are not proven to work on any system. It is however worth a try
More information about SafeAudio, and what you can do to bypass it...
"Cactus" attempts to stop us from ripping audio Cd's by adding bursts of noise that are only concealed by the Reed-Solomon error-correction system in conventional Cd players. . There really is no reason at all that we have to depend on real-time Solomon-Reed error correction. A good efficient software plug in should be able to fix the bursts of noise at a similar rate to making an actual mp3; depending on each one of our Pc's capability. Please read the article & post your comments as well.
Learn what you should know when buying a Laptop or Netbook, and read these 5 tips!
Solid State Drives, better know as SSDs are rapidly increasing in popularity. While the cost per Gigabyte is not competitive with traditional hard disk drives (HDDs) yet, the boost in performance, reduced power consumption and the lack of moving...
My take on Dolby Digital 5.1 for games, music & DivX;-) Cd-r files & how we should really try to push the 5.1 experience forward.
Explains the technologies widely used in 2001...
In this video interview we take a closer look at the new Full HD media player from 2L international, check it out now!
Explains the next generation copy protections (August 2002)
CD Freaks presents a series of Questions and Answers with people working in the digital storage industry. Questions are gathered by posting a thread in the forums where community members can ask people working in the digital storage industry what they always really wanted to know. After a week the questions are collected, send to the right person and the answers are posted here, at CD Freaks.com.
A 1st look at the latest drive from NEC the ND-4550A. This is NEC's first SUPER MULTI DRIVE; implementing DVD-RAM read and write for the first time in a NEC PC drive. The NEC ND-4550A supports 16x DVD±R, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD+R DL, and 6X DVD-R DL writing technology, allowing Double/Dual Layer discs of 8.5Gb to be written. DVD-RAM at present is supported at up to 5X.
CD Freaks decided to attend this years Consumer Electronics Show and visited with many different manufacturers and content providers. If you would like to stay up to date on the exciting future that lies ahead for us in the world of optical drive storage and related technologies, this is the article for you!