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external storage

[ek¦stərn·əl ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
Large-capacity, slow-access data storage attached to a digital computer and used to store information that exceeds the capacity of main storage.

external storage

(1) A hard drive, optical disc or solid state drive that resides outside of the computer's case, typically connecting via USB or eSATA. A flash drive may also be considered external storage. See USB drive.

(2) A flash memory card that is inserted into a mobile device to add storage. The microSD is the most popular external storage for smartphones and tablets. See microSD.
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To safely eject your drive, hold down the PS button, scroll up to the Devices submenu and select Stop Using External Storage.
With the rise of rich 4K content, consumers are increasingly relying on external storage solutions, while seeking faster data transfer speeds and large capacity on multiple devices.
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LSI said that the decision to divest the external storage systems business was based on the company's expectation that long-term shareholder value can be maximised by becoming a pure-play semiconductor company.
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Paragon's solution to this problem is the "Standby mode" option that allows users, in a matter of seconds and without any effort, to disconnect the external storage device, at the same time guaranteeing complete data safety.
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