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January 25, 2010


FJ Gruder

And if you use Bing.com's shopping site, there is 4-7% cash rebate in addition to the mail in rebate.


A gigabyte is a thousand megabytes,* so this capacity is now up to two billion bytes -- not twenty billion. (If you want to think about bits, it would be up to 16 billion bits.)

* I'm of course glossing over the question of whether the drive makers are talking about decimal-based 1000 or binary-based 1024.


As Carl Sagan would say, whatever. "Billions and Billions" of bits of data. I WAS an English major, after all. :-)

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