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Old 12-12-12, 03:13 PM
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im still amazed

i bought a 64 gig micro sd card for 50 bucks. to the non techies it is so small you can fit 2 of em on a dime .and it can hold around 1500 cds of music. this just blows my mind scary to imagine what spys have?
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 12-12-12, 03:18 PM
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I remember when a 1 gig regular SD card was like 60 bucks for a really cheap one. The first flash drive I bought was about that price too and was only a gig. Crazy how digital storage has gotten so cheap and so expansive.
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I remember when a 1 gig regular SD card was like 60 bucks for a really cheap one. The first flash drive I bought was about that price too and was only a gig. Crazy how digital storage has gotten so cheap and so expansive.
yeah i recall them days 2 hect i recall my first mp3 player cost me like 150 bucks and was only 32 megs. and 128 meg cards was like 1 hundred
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anyone remember floppy disks? I mean the ones that were actually floppy.
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I'm still amazed that cameras don't have 64GB storage built in to the camera.
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Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
I remember when a 1 gig regular SD card was like 60 bucks for a really cheap one. The first flash drive I bought was about that price too and was only a gig. Crazy how digital storage has gotten so cheap and so expansive.
Shoot I remember when buying 128K RAM for a computer (took it from 512 to 640K) was about $400 and the co-processor (387) was about $900. The price of computing these days is cheap. What I'd like to see is the ability to plug more RAM into my head.
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
anyone remember floppy disks? I mean the ones that were actually floppy.
Remember 8 inch floppies?
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Remember 8 inch floppies?
O shoooot....
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i didnt get into computers till they had cd roms.
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My current phone has more memory than my first computer.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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I wish we'd kept just one 8" floppy from our first home computer.
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I wish we'd kept just one 8" floppy from our first home computer.
I may have a Wheel of Fortune game on 8" floppy. Tried to give it away on here.
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I may have a Wheel of Fortune game on 8" floppy. Tried to give it away on here.
That would need to be hung up in my office.
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I will try to find the pic. may have been 5 1/4"
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
My current phone has more memory than my first computer.
I remember the first time I got my hands on a hard drive. It was about the size of a mini tower PC case, had a box the size of a large hardback to interface to it, everything had to be powered up in the right sequence or nothing would work and it usually took anything up to 2 minutes from switching the power on to having everything ready.

It had a capacity of 10MB. A third of the space wasn't allocated and of the space that was allocated only 50-60% was actually used. I honestly had no idea what to do with so much space.
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Remember 8 inch floppies?
I remember the endless juvenile humour when what was once floppy became hard.
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I'm still amazed that cameras don't have 64GB storage built in to the camera.
I'm amazed that your 2nd post in the last 3 years was about this.
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My first computer (IBM PC XT) came with 512KB of RAM (or was it 640KB? Can't remember). It was the deluxe model with a 10MB hard drive, instead of the dual 5.25" floppies. It would take over 6,500 of these hard drives to match the capacity of a single microSD. That many would fill an average sized cubicle. And this was the latest technology available only 30 years ago.

My next computer was huge step up - 33mhz, 4MB RAM, 120MB hard drive. An extra 4MB of RAM cost me over $200.
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My first computer (IBM PC XT) came with 512KB of RAM (or was it 640KB? Can't remember). It was the deluxe model with a 10MB hard drive, instead of the dual 5.25" floppies. It would take over 6,500 of these hard drives to match the capacity of a single microSD. That many would fill an average sized cubicle. And this was the latest technology available only 30 years ago.

My next computer was huge step up - 33mhz, 4MB RAM, 120MB hard drive. An extra 4MB of RAM cost me over $200.
512kb? Wow, the luxury. I remember getting an upgrade to my computer that gave it 128k of memory where previously it only had 64kb. In my schooldays having a floppy drive was a huge bonus, the few of my friends who had computers mostly had tape drives and so loading a game could take anything up to 45 minutes.
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Technology is moving at a rather frightening pace... remember buying the external hard drive for my Mac Plus and never thought anyone could use 100MB of storage in a lifetime.
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I'm amazed that your 2nd post in the last 3 years was about this.
Well, foo posts don't count
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