Philips introduced the compact audio cassette in 1963. Philips originally intended to use the audio cassette for dictation machines; however, it became a popular method for distributing prerecorded music. In 1979, Sony's Walkman helped transformed the use of the audio cassette tape, which became widely used and popular.
Dynamic random access memory or DRAM is it is commonly known is an essential part of most computational devies today. It stores data temporarily that is used to exectue commands on the device. However it was invented all the way back in 1966 by Robert H. Dennard.
During the 1960s, James T. Russel thought of using light to record and replay music. As a result, he invented the optical digital television recording and playback television in 1970; however, nobody took to his invention. In 1975, Philips representatives visited Russel at his lab. They paid Russel millions for him to develop the compact disc (CD). In 1980, Russel completed the project and presented it to Sony
Many people today may not remember floppy disks, but they were a game changer in their day. It provided a case over the magnetic tape to prevent it from getting damaged.
The Zip drive became commonly used in 1994 to store digital files. It was a removable disk storage system introduced by Iomega.
DVD became the next generation of digital disc storage. DVD, a bigger and faster alternative to the compact disc, serves to store multimedia data.
Flash drives are widely popular today. They are an easy and quick way to store data and transport it with you.