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In computer storage, some types of removable media are designed to be read to or written to by removable readers, writers and drives.

Examples include:

Some removable media readers and drives are integrated into computers, others are themselves removable.

Removable media may also refer to some removable storage devices, when they are used to transport or store data. Examples include:

Floppy Disk Storage[edit]

Storage is intended to be used to access data that is access less often. Memory on the other hand is used to access data that is used on a more frequent basis. One of the problems with the earliest computers was how to store data. In the 1950s the International Business Machines (IBM) was trying to solve this problem.[3]

The first floppy disk was developed under the supervision of Alan Shugart in the late 1960s. The floppy disk was not introduced to the public until the 1970s by IBM. But, like any man-made product the floppy disk came with its pros and cons, such as it being cheap and portable while also having severely limited data storage.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.freshpatents.com/Removable-hard-disk-drive-dt20061026ptan20060239659.php
  2. ^ "Who Invented the Flash Drive? - Who Invented It". whoinventedit.net. 4 March 2018. Retrieved 19 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "Welcome | Computer History Museum". www.computerhistory.org. Retrieved 2018-07-21. 


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