TITLE

memory storage

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The flash memory found in an iPod, smartphone, tablet or camera and increasingly in laptop and desktop computers. The term "memory" plays a dual role in the computer, because the memory composed of RAM chips is the computer's temporary work area. Flash memory provides permanent storage.
ACCESSION #
114226452

 

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