too bad Pioneer USA isn't so friendly with CDRLabs ... like give a drive to review every once in a while.
Not to worry.... we wouldn't let a little thing like Pioneer USA not sending us free drives stop us from reviewing them!
Actually, I think it's a plot on Pioneer's part to make sure they get better scores. Since at least speaking for myself, I feel obligated to give a higher priority to drives donated for review, over drives I've had to aquire personally.... so Pioneer drives would be reviewed later then if they were sent by Pioneer themselves! But since Pioneer's initial firmwares are lame pathetic crippled versions of what comes out 4 or 5 months after the drive is released, not reviewing the drive right away almost certainly guarentee's Pioneer higher scores. Sneaky little devils aren't they?
Punch Cards -> Paper Tape -> Tape Drive -> 8" Floppy Diskette -> 5 1/4" Floppy Diskette -> 3 1/2" "Flippy" Diskette -> CD-R -> DVD±R -> BD-R
The Progression of Computer Media