auxiliary storage


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auxiliary storage

a storage device for adding to the main storage of the computer, using such media as floppy disks, hard disks, compact disks, zip (a brand name by Iomega zipTM) disks, or tapes.
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Other digital devices, including cell phones, MP3 players, handheld computers, GPS devices, camcorders, and game consoles, can also often benefit from auxiliary storage.
The price of one megabyte of auxiliary storage (in the disk drive) was about one-ninth the 1972 price.
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