Sony Vaio X is slim, shady

Sony's not elaborating much on the new Vaio X notebook announced today, but it could shape up to be another misstep by the electronics giant.
R!Co used our newssubmit to tell us that Ahead has released the changelog of the latest Nero Burning ROM, version 5.5.10.15a: Bug Fixes: Improved error handling when Nero is about to read CD descriptions from the Internet database Fixed...
Several models of the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book suffer from a battery bug causing the battery to drain fast when in standby.
Contrary to popular belief, the Motion Picture Association of America doesn't hate the Internet, just the illegal file-sharing, counterfeiting and copyright infringement perpetrated over it daily. Big difference.
GristyMcFisty used our news submit to tell us that the engineers of TDK have developed a new protective layer for optical disks. CNet News.com 'attacked" one of these protective layer...
The K-Lite Codec Pack is a very complete collection of codecs and tools. Once installed on your system, there will be very few times when you can't view a movie file. Another advantage of this...
Lost and Grey's Anatomy are among the television programs coming to Hulu under an agreement with Disney, officially announced today. The offerings will include primetime, daytime and family shows from ABC's broadcast channel, older ABC shows such as Commander In...
GristyMcFisty used our news submit to tell us that DVD recorder sales have fallen below manufacturers expectations on the run up to Christmas even with prices hitting a low of $149. LiteON...
DEAMON Tools developer VeNoM386 and his compagnion SWeNSkE have released a new version of their populair software. Most important changes are that this version now supports DVD images, analog CD audio and supports changing the name of the virtual devices Changelog: Full...
Following on from the successful launch of the OptiPrinter CD/DVD printer, Verity Systems have introduced the CopyDisc OptiPrinter, an automated system for the high-speed, photo-quality inkjet printing of up to 220 discs at a time. With its high speed, precision...
A new VOB version is available for download. It is a complete CD/DVD Recording suite. I can see on their homepage that this version is new from 30.08.2001. However I can't find any update list. It only says that...
Although not entirely CD Freaks related, I felt a need to report that KDE (yes, the Linux window-thingie) has gone final today. Although this hasn't been affirmed yet at kde.org, the final release was to be found on their...
The closure of the DVDFab.com domain ordered by the AACS has its effect on other companies, as LG Software Innovations has announced it will discontinue development of their 1 CLICK BLU-RAY COPY software.
The EU has passed the directive on the EU Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive on March 9th passed by 330 votes to 151.  Just before the vote, a late amendment was made...
The german website chip.de has posted a news item about Microsoft offering a free update for their burning engine in Windows XP, which allows writing discs in...
Sundog reports that Microsoft is updating their Xbox consoles when you connect via Xbox Live, the online gaming network for the console. This is nothing special really but the updates will, without informing the user, also fix the dashboard bug that...

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