Philips testing 20Gb DVD recorder

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RaSta used our newssubmit to submit an article published in the April 2000 issue of PC Direct. It’s about a new DVD-Rom drive that should be able to hold 20 GB of data and by the use of new kind of…

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yeah this is good. it means that we will be able to copy DVDs. i am dubious about dvd format as far as files are concerned. I acknowledge that it is the future of video but after 2 years or so of dvd, how many bits of software come out on it? only VERY few (and these are all encyclopedias!). personally cds are big enough for everything but majortime backup and even then they will do the job. dvd is too expensive and not enough people have it.