Today, Tom, Will, Gordon, Dave, and Andy bask in the glory that is the first day of spring and all it promises, warm weather and baseball to name two of our favorites. We also chat about AMD layoffs and the possibility of an iTunes subscription service. Later in the show, we find out what has irked Gordon this week and, as always, answer a load of your questions.
By now, anyone who knows their way around an optical disc drive knows the names Roxio and Nero. The two media-creation mavens have been on the scene since practically the dawn of CD-burning time. And through to today, inclusion of one or the other’s software is de rigueur with the purchase of just about any retail PC or optical drive. Of course, the bundled software packages are but abbreviated versions of the full-on suites Roxio and Nero offer. The stand-alone packages go far beyond the basics of disc copying, burning, and playing—and that’s never been more true than today.