Optical storage devices are any storage methods that use a laser to store and retrieve data from optical media. Optical storage media includes CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, WORM cartridges, erasable optical cartridges and re... More »

As of 2014, most computer storage media comes in three forms: magnetic, optical and flash. Magnetic media includes internal and external hard drives, although there are still a few formats that use magnetic tape or remov... More »

Archival data storage is a system for keeping data stored for long periods of time, often more than a few years. The primary difficulty of archival data storage is that many forms of storage media degrade or fail over ti... More »

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Removable storage devices are the type of storage media that can be ejected from a computer when it is still running. Typical examples of removable media include USB sticks, CDs and DVDs. More »

As of 2014, most computer storage media comes in three forms: magnetic, optical and flash. Magnetic media includes internal and external hard drives, although there are still a few formats that use magnetic tape or remov... More »

To transfer pictures from your phone to your computer, remove the storage media from your phone or plug the phone in to your computer, copy the image files, and paste them to the directory where you want to store them. T... More »

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The term "magnetic media" is used to refer to any storage medium that uses magnetic patterns to record information. Good examples of magnetic media include computer and video tapes, hard drives and floppy discs. More »