updated 02:50 pm EDT, Tue May 25, 2004
LaCie double layer drives
LaCie has announced that it will ship its with new double layer DVD recording technology next month. The new technology offers users almost twice the capacity of current recordable DVDs on a single-sided disc. LaCie's new drives also feature "the fastest speeds available" with 8x DVD±R and 4x DVD±RW for high-speed, dual-format recording. The drives will begin shipping next month starting at $250 with FireWire and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces as well as Toast 6.0. LaCie d2 DVD±RW Double Layer Drives are also available with Roxio Toast 6.0 Titanium software or CaptyDVD 2.0.