FastMac Now Offering Blu-Ray Optical Drives for Apple Laptops

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Date: Monday, April 9th, 2007, 07:44
Category: News

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On Friday, FastMac announced that the company has released its Blu-ray optical drives for the following slot-loading Macintosh computers:
-iBook G4
-iMac G5
-iMac Intel
-MacBook Pro (17″)
-Mac mini
-PowerBook G3 Pismo
-PowerBook G4 Titanium (667 Mhz or higher)
-PowerBook G4 Aluminum
The Blu-ray format allows up to 50 gigabytes to be stored on a single disk while also remaining compatible with standard CD and DVD media. The drive is available at an introductory price of US$799.95 and arrives with a bundled copy of Roxio‘s Toast 8 Titanium, a complimentary 25 gigabyte Blu-ray rewritable disc, a 30 day money back guarantee and a year’s warranty.
The drive requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later to function according to Macworld News
The company also mentioned that native support for Blu-ray burning within iLife and iTunes could be expected in the future, but cannot be guaranteed at this time.


bluray.gif
On Friday, FastMac announced that the company has released its Blu-ray optical drives for the following slot-loading Macintosh computers:
-iBook G4
-iMac G5
-iMac Intel
-MacBook Pro (17″)
-Mac mini
-PowerBook G3 Pismo
-PowerBook G4 Titanium (667 Mhz or higher)
-PowerBook G4 Aluminum
The Blu-ray format allows up to 50 gigabytes to be stored on a single disk while also remaining compatible with standard CD and DVD media. The drive is available at an introductory price of US$799.95 and arrives with a bundled copy of Roxio‘s Toast 8 Titanium, a complimentary 25 gigabyte Blu-ray rewritable disc, a 30 day money back guarantee and a year’s warranty.
The drive requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later to function according to Macworld News
The company also mentioned that native support for Blu-ray burning within iLife and iTunes could be expected in the future, but cannot be guaranteed at this time.

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