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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 »

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 »

A miniature mobile storage device is an umbrella term for any small data storage device that can connect to your computer and retain information. Universal Serial Bus drives, Secure Digital cards and even cellular phones... More »

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Optical storage devices store and retrieve data from optical media, usually using lasers. Sound complicated? The science behind it is, but the end result is pretty straight forward. Millions of optical storage devices ha... 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 »

An optical disc drive, or simply optical drive, is a piece of computer hardware that alters data on optical discs using lasers. Optical drives edit, delete and add content to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs in computers and ... More »