Its no secret that use of optical drives is falling off the cliff. I just hadn't realized how close we are to hitting the rocks below.
I've been watching a poll over at videohelp.com. The main question was, Have you bought a blu ray burner? And of course, very few respondents have them, and only a tiny percentage plan on buying one in the future.
The most interesting result was from the last answer offered: Don't have any burner installed. The poll has been going on for a while, and with well over 500 votes in, 66% are saying that they don't have any optical burners installed in their computers.
Here is the link:
The members at that site are fairly knowledgeable about video and you would think many would have some interest in ripping dvds and blu ray. Some might have a dvd-rom or blu ray rom installed, but those types of drives are not all that common.