Without a doubt, one of the more common technology questions we get asked about surround those data storage metrics, like terabytes, gigabytes, petabytes, megabytes, etc.
You’ve probably heard most of the terms before, but do you know what they mean? How many gigabytes are in a terabyte? What does one terabyte actually mean in the real world? These are all things you need to know before you buy a hard drive or memory card, choose a tablet based on the memory it has, etc.
Fortunately, as confusing as it all might all seem at first glance, all of these units of measurement are easily convertible from one to another, and are simple concepts to grasp thanks to the examples we’ve provided below.
Digital camera owners know that a main issue to deal with is renaming photos that have cryptic names like IMG_001.jpg. The traditional way to do this is to right-click an image’s file name, choose Rename from the drop-down menu, and then type in the desired name, being sure to preserve the .jpg extension.
This is laborious and time-consuming, to be sure, but there are some shortcuts that can make the chore easier. If, for instance, you’ve taken pictures on a trip Continue reading →