Stories by Martyn Williams

Discs debut for Blu-ray, HD and DVD

Some of the world's largest manufacturers of blank optical-disc media are using the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to announce new discs for DVD, Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD.

Sharp's lasers for next-gen DVDs

Sharp has begun mass production of blue-laser diodes at a new factory in Japan -- a move that should help reduce the cost of Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD players.

Nintendo investigates flying Wii controllers

Nintendo Co. Ltd. is taking a close look at the wrist-strap on the controller for its Wii console after several reports on the Internet about straps breaking, causing the controller to fly out of the hands of users, its president said Thursday.

Samsung to sell 10-megapixel camera phone

Samsung Electronics will put a 10-megapixel camera phone on the market in South Korea shortly. The phone was first shown at the Cebit exhibition in Germany in March this year and was originally due on the market in the second quarter.