By contrast, shipments of rewritable CD-RW have doubled recently.
It includes a DVD / CD-RW , which allows you to both play and record any DVD or CD that you wish.
You may also find that you'll have to make do with a single optical drive and won't have the luxury of both a DVD player and a CD-RW .
Unlike CD-RW , the CD-R media has been around for a little over 10 years and is supported by almost all CD players.
The Inspiron shortages stemmed from supply problems with 8x CD-RW drives and 32MB graphics cards.
Standing for Compact Disc Rewritable, CD-RW overcame the write-once limitation of CD-R.
I produced a Video-CD album of pictures using the bundled Roxio software and burned it to a standard CD-RW disc.
The 500MHz model is the first with a CD-RW drive, and provides 20GB of storage and 64MB of memory.
By booting to Linux, the software is able to support the latest storage devices, such as CD-RW and writable DVD devices.
A larger, 30GB hard drive and a CD-RW option will both be made available through Apple's build-to-order service.