Nero has announced a new summer promotion for its customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Those that buy Nero 8 at retail or online will also get a free copy of Steganos Safe 2008. Add a comment
LaCie recently announced the release of its new Remote Burn software. Using Remote Burn, Mac owners can share their DVD writer with other computers or burn data to multiple drives across a network.
LaCie today announced LaCie Remote Burn software for both its Portable DVD±RW with LightScribe, Design by Sam Hecht and d2 DVD±RW with LightScribe drives for FireWire that also include Toast Titanium. With LaCie Remote Burn, users can take full advantage of the LaCie DVD±RW burners' fast write speeds from any Macintosh located on the local network. Exclusively available to LaCie, Remote Burn can easily burn files with simple drag and drop, while automatically calculating the type of DVD/CD needed. When ready to burn, the software sends data across the network to selected computers with attached LaCie burners.

“LaCie Remote Burn is a complete solution for easily sharing multiple burners plugged into a Macintosh at home or in the office,” said Christelle Dexet, LaCie Product Manager. “With three clicks of a mouse, one can burn their data to a remote LaCie DVD±RW drive or duplicate a custom DVD/CD using multiple burners over the network. In addition to our drives' stylish design, LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling technology and the bundling of a complete version of Toast Titanium, LaCie continues to offer the most advanced burning solution for Macintosh users.”
LaCie's Remote Burn software is available now and comes bundled with its Portable DVD±RW with LightScribe, Design by Sam Hecht and d2 DVD±RW with LightScribe drives for FireWire. More information about Remote Burn can be found on LaCie's website. Add a comment
CyberLink announced today that ASUS has chosen to bundle CyberLink DVD Suite with its notebook PCs. The all-in-one suite includes applications such as PowerDVD, PowerDirector, Power2Go, PowerProducer, Medi@Show and LabelPrint.
CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), innovative solutions provider for the connected digital lifestyle, announced today the expansion of its cooperation with Asustek, to include CyberLink DVD Suite with ASUS notebook PCs.

CyberLink DVD Suite integrates powerful yet easy-to-use applications for working with all types of media content. Leading playback software PowerDVD gives advanced multimedia playback functions; PowerDirector allows users to create stylish home videos with magic video tools; PowerProducer provides disc production and personalized menus with ease; Power2Go allows quick burning of data and media files to DVDs. Medi@show enables the professional creation of multimedia slideshow, while LabelPrint creates personalized disc labels with LightScribe technology. With one intuitive interface, users can easily access to each of the applications in this creativity and burning suite.
If you'd like to read more, CyberLink's entire press release can be found here. Add a comment
Nero announced today that its SecurDisc technology will be included with Lite-On's upcoming 22x DVD writer, the iHAP622. With SecurDisc, users can protect their data against unauthorized access and increase the chances of it being recovered should the disc become damaged.
Nero, creators of liquid media technology, announced today that the company has entered into a new cooperation with PLDS (Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions) to introduce the first Lite-On SecurDisc drives to the market.

SecurDisc technology provides a full feature set of data security-related functions through a combined hardware/software solution. It offers encryption with password protection, digital signature, higher data reliability through data storage redundancy and defect management, as well as copy protection for PDF files and a data integrity checker. SecurDisc offers users strong access controls, and Nero continues to set the standard for what end-users will come to expect in ensuring the security of their files on CDs and DVDs.
The Lite-On iHAP622 is scheduled to ship during the second half of 2008. If you'd like to read more, Nero's entire press release can be found here. Add a comment
CyberLink sent out a press release this morning, announcing the launch of PowerDirector 7. This new version of PowerDirector offers end-to-end high-def video production including advanced editing tools and full support for Blu-ray Disc authoring.

CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), innovative solutions provider for the connected digital lifestyle, today launched the latest version of its video-editing software PowerDirector. Featuring end-to-end high-definition format support, PowerDirector 7 allows users to turn their captured videos into professional-looking movies with ease...

" With the wide availability of high-definition camcorders, video enthusiasts are looking for powerful tools that can create the kind of masterpieces they expect for their high-quality video content," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "CyberLink PowerDirector 7 combines its popular automated editing and video enhancements tools with more advanced editing options, for pro-like results. What's more, by accessing DirectorZone - PowerDirector's website for video effects and DVD menus - users can share their creativity with others, uploading effects and templates they've created and downloading those made by video-editing fans all over the world."
PowerDirector 7 is now available online and will be available in retail shops at the beginning of June. More information, including pricing, can be found here. Add a comment