Computers

Data Storage Media Lifespan Infographic

by Mike McEvoy on August 23, 2012

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The world of data storage, capture and retrieval has gone through many generations and variations. Some storage media had much longer lifespans than others, while many have gone the way of the eight-track tape cartridge. The infographic below groups the different type of data storage media by how the media was consumed (computer, audio, video, [...]

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Tablet PC Primer

by Mike McEvoy on April 1, 2012

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Tablet PC Primer One of the fastest growing trends in computing is the use of the tablet PC. Tablet computers have been around for some time having been first introduced to the mainstream over a decade ago. The main turning point in terms of growth and popularity was the introduction of the Apple iPad. Tablet [...]

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SSD – Solid State Drives Enter the Mainstream

by Mike McEvoy on December 31, 2011

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Solid-state disk drives (SSD) are still in the early adopter stages, but with changes in the computing market they may well be about to take off.  What exactly is a solid-state disk drive?  A solid-state drive is a drive with no moving parts. Unlike a traditional hard disk drive (HDD), an SSD drive has no [...]

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