Here's our Hardware Tip for.. October 6, 2006
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Fast Optical Recording Software
Don't let yourself be dazzled by the blazing speeds that DVD/CD-RW drives offer. Make sure you check into the software that comes bundled with your new drive.

While recording has vastly improved over the last couple of years, some packages are still better and more intuitive than others. If possible, try the software in a store before you buy and see if it's easy for you to understand how to create data and music DVD/CDs. If you're new to DVD/CD burning, this is an important pre-purchase step.