Originally Posted by JohnnyWalker
I seem to be the only person who remembers this, but: Before the Spectrum "died" CodeMasters released a CD with a ton of their games on... FOR THE SPECTRUM. It came with an audio cable that you plugged into the back of your Spectrum (where your tape player would plug in) and you used a normal CD player to load your games.
Apparently it loaded games at 10x the speed (or something similar).
You can do something similar today with any MP3 player and a bit of software called OTLA.