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Wednesday, May 25, 2005

DVD's that could possibly hold up to 850 Gigs.

This was too cool to rip off from somewhere, so I’ll just link and give a quick rundown. A company called Iomega has received two patents that cover a specific use of nanotechnology to write the info to the disk. This in turn could allow DVD's to hold up to 100 times more than what they hold now. We'll see if they can get it working well enough for it to be commercially acceptable, but holy crap, if they do, who will need Blue-Ray? People aren't going to want to ditch out DVD's yet. I just don't believe they've lived out their cycle yet. I suppose only time will tell, but an 850 GB DVD will surely help their cause to hang around a bit longer.

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