"...Hewlett-Packard Company today announced plans to incorporate recordable, rewritable DVD (DVD+R/RW) drives into its home PCs, further expanding its portfolio of digital entertainment products. By incorporating DVD+R/RW drives, HP Pavilion home PCs will allow consumers to store, edit and preserve video; create and play custom music, data or photo CDs and DVDs; and store large amounts of data. Using an HP Pavilion home PC with a DVD+R/RW drive, consumers will be able to edit a movie created with a camcorder, add music and then record the movie onto a DVD.
Users of the HP home PCs with DVD+R/RW drives -- expected to be available this fall -- will be able to play their newly created DVD discs in the majority of DVD players and DVD-ROM drives in use today due to its two-way compatibility. Additionally, custom CDs will be playable in most CD players and CD-ROM drives..."