physical format

physical format

The lowest level structure. For example, the physical format of a disk is its division into sectors (see low-level format). See record layout.
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NEW YORK (AFP) - Bon Jovi has returned to the top of the US album chart thanks to a CD promotion, a triumph for a physical format in an era increasingly dominated by streaming.
For scaling up of this technique and adapting it to the physical format of a printed ad, Mercene Labs has used their experience in development of surface active materials for microfluidics and medical diagnostics.
1million albums were either streamed, purchased on physical format or downloaded in the last 12 months.
But the physical format is gone, everything is available online.
Although I'm hoping cassettes will stick around and that it won't just be a small underground thing "I think although people like listening to MP3s there are still lots out there who like to have a physical format that they can hold and check out the artwork/sleeve notes.
Scottish DJ Harris dropped his fifth studio album Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1 on Friday, and it is leading the way in terms of downloads, while Sheeran is out in front on physical format sales and streaming.
James McNeill Whistler, Stephane Mallarme, and Oscar Wilde shaped their own books to ensure that physical format reflected their intentions.
The Encrypted Book of Passwords' helps you to store your passwords more securely in a physical format that you can read but others will find hard to break.
Games in the physical format are played through physical discs while those in the digital format are downloaded or are cloud-based.
Eva spent the large majority of 2015 writing songs that show a purer, more mature and soulful sound, with her unofficial three-track EP teaser, The Live EP, selling out in physical format whilst on tour supporting James Morrison in November last year.
Thus, while e-commerce will continue to expand and physical retail will further evolve in the coming years, the physical format is unlikely to meet its demise soon.