There are several different types of storage devices that hold digital data, such as memory cards, CD-ROMs and hard drives. Each storage device ranges in size and capabilities, and the smaller units are commonly found in... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

Digital data refers to information stored as zeros and ones, while analog data refers to other storage methods. While digital data has largely supplanted analog data, some prefer analog storage techniques. Many analog re... More » Technology Audio Equipment

256 gigabytes of storage can hold approximately up to 43,690 songs, 250 hours of digital video, 62.5 hours of DVD-quality movies or 78,380 photographs. The exact numbers depend heavily on the size of individual files. More » Technology Digital Storage
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