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Super Speed USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Posted on September 12, 2013 by

Caught this piece at The Inquirer about Toshiba’s new “super fast” USB 3.0 flash drives. “Super fast” refers to the drive’s ability to read or write up to 25 GB of data in about 5 minutes. This would make them about 22 times faster than a conventional USB 2.0 drive. This is made possible by […]

The Definitive Guide To Digipaks

Posted on September 2, 2013 by

About 20 times a month, we get a very specific question about a fairly common disc packaging item. We kind of touched on this in a previous post, but we thought we’d elaborate a bit further and specifically. “What’s a digipak and how is it different than a regular jewel case?”. We’ll answer this…but first, […]

The Glorious Ache by Sills and Smith

Posted on August 19, 2013 by

Had the opportunity to replicate The Glorious Ache by Sills and Smith recently – the third full length release by the Ottawa area group. You can pick up Glorious Ache as well as their previous records here on CD Baby. You can pick up the record on iTunes here. Sills & Smith is an independent, […]

Finalizing A Master Disc

Posted on August 18, 2013 by

CD and DVD duplication and replication is a process that creates in most cases (if done properly) an exact bit to bit copy of the source that’s been submitted – the source sometimes being a “master disc” of content. I like these because we perform a verification that the copies we’re producing are exact bit-to-bit […]

Packaging USB Flash Drives for ScreenAustralia

Posted on March 6, 2013 by

We recently completed some custom flash drives for ScreenAustralia, and they decided to go with a cool packaging option for our popular Twist drive. The drives were meant as a giveaway at the Toronto International Film Festival, and they wanted something a little more appealing to house the thumb drives. They decided on a clear […]

Customized USB Flash Drives

Posted on January 26, 2011 by

We had the pleasure of working with the Canada Foundation For Innovation recently for a customized USB flash drive project they decided to do before the Christmas holiday. They chose one of our key style models – a flat panel USB style that is significantly thinner than conventional drives and utilizes a slightly different looking […]

CD Manufacturing in Toronto

Posted on November 28, 2010 by

If you’re looking for CD manufacturing, DVD replication, or CD duplication in the Toronto area, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve had a few of our Toronto based clients ask some questions related to print work included in many audio CD projects and data CD projects. The decision on CD packaging or DVD packaging […]

Promotional Flash Drives

Posted on October 17, 2010 by

Promotional flash drives are great tools to create brand awareness and market your business while simultaneously providing value to the recipient/end user. There are a variety of customization methods that you can choose with many¬† standard USB drive models available without having to go the customizing route to get that particular look you want. We […]

Creating an AUTORUN on a Custom USB Flash Drive

Posted on September 6, 2010 by

Utilizing a custom USB flash drive for your marketing is one of the most engaging ways to convey any communications project. Custom USB flash drives are fundamentally different than a traditional CD or DVD. They have a re-usable element, are considered high value items to the user, and have a personal and professional application for […]

CD Digipaks & CD Eco Wallets: The Designer’s Choice

Posted on July 1, 2010 by

CD packaging options for an audio release can be a difficult decision when mulling over the details when pressing and manufacturing CDs. We always like to collect comments and thoughts from customers about it. It’s typically a situation where multiple things are being taken into consideration. If you’re touring – lugging 1000 or 2000 jewel […]