Storage devices are any type of hardware that is capable of storing and retrieving data. Most often these devices come in the form of hard drives or optical discs. More »

The types of computer storage devices include floppy disks, USB flash drives, memory cards, memory sticks, tape cassettes, zip cassettes, computer hard drives, CDs and DVDs. Storage devices are used to store data from co... More »

The six common storage devices are hard disk drives, RAM, flash memory, optical drives, external hard drives and tape drives. This hardware is designed to store and, in some instances, gather and sort data. More »

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 »

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 »

Flash storage refers to any data storage device that utilizes the NAND type of flash memory. A standard flash storage system consists of two parts: a memory unit and an access controller. The memory unit allows the syste... More »

A memory card reader is a computer hardware device that reads and writes data to and from a media source, such as the memory card that holds pictures from a digital camera, according to Computer Hope. A six-in-one reader... More »