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Date: 06/14/10 10:03 AM

44 Responses to Physical Storage Vs Digital Storage [Infographic]

  1. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2551 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 8:53 am
    Link: Physical Storage Vs Digital Storage - Did you know, current iPods can hold the same amount of music as 2000 cassette tapes?
  2. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 10:14 am
    Still, nothing compares with this:

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    jamie76 Male 30-39
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    June 14, 2010 at 10:17 am
    was this an ad for Apple...
  4. Profile photo of NDLOgan
    NDLOgan Male 30-39
    218 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 10:44 am
    Technically, music storage on the iPod is wrong. It will hold that much, yes, but in lower quality (192 kbps and below) and with only with an average of about 4 minutes per song. You want quality such as 320 kbps or a .wav file, with a longer average time per song (say full length dance songs), and the storage goes WAY down.
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    sofaking42 Male 18-29
    252 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 10:46 am
    Yeah definitely an Apple ad..
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    Argondey Male 18-29
    53 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 10:57 am
    looks like someone isn`t aware that computer hard drives store their data the same way cassette tapes do, were still in the days of physical storage, until the next breakthrough with flash memory
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    izzielee Female 18-29
    94 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 11:01 am
    And it`s still the last one that gets me; 650 miles of book shelves. I love books so that is like my dream.
  8. Profile photo of Stelly
    Stelly Male 30-39
    317 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 11:16 am
    apparently, 60 minutes = 1 hour. Thanks infographic for clearing that one up for me.
  9. Profile photo of IkeRay
    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    June 14, 2010 at 11:28 am
    10 billion = 100 x 10 million

    infographics - teaching you wrong math since 2009
  10. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 11:28 am
    Huh.
  11. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 11:40 am
    NDL: Unless you`re using 30`528 Kbps, it doesn`t really matter.
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    Trollinhomes Male 18-29
    81 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 11:43 am
    i love these infographics
  13. Profile photo of mcfudge
    mcfudge Male 18-29
    537 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 11:44 am
    Getting tired off the apple plugs...
  14. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36668 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 11:48 am
    10 billion photos on face book.

    3 of them are good
  15. Profile photo of Morrigann
    Morrigann Male 18-29
    480 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 12:00 pm
    I`m pretty sure that this has been posted here before...
  16. Profile photo of plurr4all
    plurr4all Male 18-29
    153 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 12:04 pm
    IkeRay, it explains in plain english: "Take a typical photo album, 50 pages, 2 photos a page"

    That = 100 pics (10,000,000 photo albums with 100 pics each = 10 billion).
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    Raisin_Hell Male 18-29
    277 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm
    I demand more of these infographics!
  18. Profile photo of Stelly
    Stelly Male 30-39
    317 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 12:08 pm
    what`s better than a comment fail? Someone failing when trying to correct someone else`s post.

    Example: plurr4all
  19. Profile photo of deltaumarcus
    deltaumarcus Male 18-29
    1958 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 12:12 pm
    @Gerry1of1 lol!!

    My mind is blown
  20. Profile photo of IkeRay
    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    June 14, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    @plurr4all:

    where I come from...you know, earth...100x10 = 1,000, not 10,000
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    bored-am-I Male 30-39
    785 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 1:38 pm
    I just got blown...
    (thanx Celine)
    :)
  22. Profile photo of Gortrok
    Gortrok Male 18-29
    773 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 1:40 pm
    @IkeRay: rofl, you really don`t get it do you?

    10 million x 100 = 1 billion
    10 million x 1000 = 10 billion
    10,000,000 plus the three zero`s from 1000 make 10,000,000,000
  23. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 2:47 pm
    why didnt they include blue ray?
  24. Profile photo of betardfooser
    betardfooser Male 30-39
    558 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 3:13 pm
    right, then atomic bomb drops and EMP wipes all of those things... keep it on vinyl!
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    osmandias Male 40-49
    205 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 3:23 pm
    also compare the data integrety:
    cavemen paintings (Altamira): lasted 30,000 years
    chiseled stone (BC): may last 10,000th of years
    midival books: may last 1,000th of years (ink is acidic)
    modern books (past 19th century): about 100 to 200 years (wood based paper is acidic)
    pianola rolls, vinyl records, film and foto: ware out, but may be still readable for some time, equipment is low tech and widly available
    digital storage like disquettes, cds, dvds, etc:
    wares out, equopment becomes obsolet; data loss to be expected in years or decades
  26. Profile photo of triacnid
    triacnid Male 70 & Over
    82 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 4:46 pm
    I hate Apple with an increasingly burning passion.
  27. Profile photo of Ranakamarth
    Ranakamarth Male 18-29
    294 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 4:51 pm
    Betardfooser, if an atomic bomb dropped, I don`t think your music collection on vinyl would survive, or be your biggest worry...
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    hammerdrop Male 13-17
    199 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 5:23 pm
    @fatninja01
    Cause blu-ray sucks?
  29. Profile photo of Spider_sol
    Spider_sol Male 18-29
    1452 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 5:39 pm
    And now-a-days you can buy a 2TB harddrive for under $100 and make that MacBook look like the dumbest buy ever.
  30. Profile photo of triacnid
    triacnid Male 70 & Over
    82 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 6:32 pm
    I hate Apple with an increasingly burning passion.
  31. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 6:51 pm
    And how much would it cost to legally fill a modern high-capacity audio player? They`re stating 2000 hours of audio. US$20,000 seems like a fair ballpark figure to legally buy that much audio.


  32. Profile photo of triacnid
    triacnid Male 70 & Over
    82 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 7:05 pm
    "US$20,000 seems like a fair ballpark figure to legally buy that much audio."
    Sad, isn`t it? :P
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    niceguy191 Male 18-29
    169 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 7:26 pm
    It would only take 259 tapes to capture ALL of Hulu? I thought their library was bigger than that...
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    JJRed88 Male 18-29
    163 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 9:20 pm
    @niceguy191 not everything on Hulu just the movies
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    Almighty_Jew Male 18-29
    103 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 9:40 pm
    What`s with their obsession with Apple.
  36. Profile photo of dave32891
    dave32891 Male 18-29
    542 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 9:57 pm
    @niceguy191
    they were just talking about the movies on hulu not all the episodes and clips
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    axeman929 Male 30-39
    195 posts
    June 14, 2010 at 10:37 pm
    boobies i see booooobeeeeees
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    jayme21 Male 18-29
    585 posts
    June 15, 2010 at 12:30 am
    @Ikeray & @Gotrok

    You`re wrong http://eyeful-tower.com/muse/billion.htm lets talk in British Billions :p
  39. Profile photo of r3tr0r0ck3r
    r3tr0r0ck3r Male 18-29
    187 posts
    June 15, 2010 at 2:38 am
    Funny how the iPod Classic has a much much larger memory than any of the iPod touch models, including the new one. What were Apple thinking??
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    aseirinn Male 70 & Over
    877 posts
    June 15, 2010 at 3:55 am
    what?...no football fields mentioned?
  41. Profile photo of PacoP42
    PacoP42 Male 13-17
    1064 posts
    June 15, 2010 at 10:13 am
    I`m waiting for apple to make a better OS for their handhelds before i blow my college funds on a 120 GB
  42. Profile photo of ZackDark
    ZackDark Male 18-29
    299 posts
    June 15, 2010 at 6:25 pm
    r3tr0r0ck3r: iPod Classics have an actual HD in them, while iPod Touches and iPhones (as with the smaller iPods) have flash drives or something similar.

    Although flash drives and similar technologies do have an amazing storing capacity it is still nowhere near as HDs` capacities.
  43. Profile photo of timbledum
    timbledum Male 18-29
    42 posts
    June 15, 2010 at 6:38 pm
    @ r3tr0r0ck3r

    They were thinking, no-one wants hard-drive based storage anymore because its harder on batteries, bigger, louder and is more easily damaged due to jolts when the hard-drive is reading or writing. Especially when you`re reading and writing to disk all the time like you would when using an ipod touch/iphone as opposed to hitting up a list of songs and then leaving the drive alone for a while (which is how the classic works)
  44. Profile photo of longhornsfan
    longhornsfan Male 18-29
    134 posts
    June 16, 2010 at 7:50 pm
    HOLY poo THATS A LOT OF PORN!

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