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Has the flash drive officially replaced the Floppy disk and CD ROM?



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Has the flash drive officially replaced the Floppy disk and CD ROM?

Who doesn't remember the floppy disk right? If you had an important file or a bunch of important files, you'd save them to your floppy disk for safe keeping. You'd also add them if you plan on exporting them or transporting them somewhere else. Like a trip to the library or a friends house for example. CD-ROM's were used for the same purpose. But most people used CD-ROM's to transport programs, computer games or music that they were going to take with them on a trip. 

Then came the USB flash drive. Which could hold lots of data. Currently on the market there are USB drives that can hold a little over 500 GB's of data. There's also a Kingston HyperX Predator drive that can hold 1 TB of data! But along with being able to hold far more data than your average Floppy or CD-ROM drive, USB's were also smaller and more compact than CD-ROM's and Floppy disks. Which made for better and easier transportation.

A lot harder to damage too. CD-ROM's for example were subject to getting scratched up or cracked. Floppy disks meanwhile could get dusty or bent and no longer function properly. USB flash drives aren't indestructible, but based on how they're built they are much sturdier than the former. Which begs the question, have they officially taken the place of CD-ROM's and Floppy disks in our tech lives? I know some people still use CD-ROM's to backup their OS installations but there are flash drives that can be used for that purpose also.

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Authord

Yeah, you can say that again. The flash drives has come to stay, it is all about advancement and the provision of new and better solutions, to help solve problems. And with that, I think that nothing can beat the flash drives here, the Floppy disk might still be useful and helpful though, but it only used by a small fraction of the populace, which 99% of them are the military, as they are probably hard to hack.
For the CD-ROM, I don't think anybody uses them to store files, except in the movie sector, where they used to write movies, and I think they are the most vulnerable.




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Aree

Officially?

Well, I don't think there's any kind of organization which decides whether something is official in cyberspace. However, the trend has been towards using the USB drive. So much so that there are computers being sold without the cd drive at all.

Why?

Well, computers are about speed and convenience. A USB drive is definitely more compact than a cd drive. Plus you can access information very much faster on a USB drive.




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Barida

That's the point I just made. What constitutes replacement of a prior means of doing things on the internet is simply how users tends to flow with the changes. Comparing the benefits of a floppy disk and that of a flash drive, the difference is clear where the later is fast and easy to access than the former.




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Barida

What I think when there is mention of a flash drive and what we have with floppy disk is like what happened with conventional mobile devices and the evolution of smartphones. This is to say that once there is a better alternative of doing things on the internet, users are quick to adapt simply because everyone wants the best experience on the cyberspace.




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peachpurple

Yes, flas drive and external hard drive had taken over the FDD and CDROM and DVDRW too. Nobody is using these stuff anymore because the size in the storage are not huge enough to fit in the data




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gelotologist

totally agreed, flash drive has just surpass and had already taken over the floppy disk and mostly the CD-ROM. Likes it's an flash drive era right now, or even in the future, nothing can stop flash drives.




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Soulwatcher

I agree the storage on the DVDRW is a joke these days, heck even BluRay burners are too small to store stuff on. I use the flash drive for small items and I use my 2TB hard drive to backup everything else. Having said that a lot of new computers are not even including a DVDRW they are an option and an added expense!




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narutos3nn1n

Certainly yes. More and more people tend to go with the trend in terms of technology and having a plug and play USB stick is certainly useful for faster transferring and sharing of any kinds of file to other people and certainly other devices. I'm also quite amazed about the fact that certain smart phones brands are adopting to technologies that can read and explore USB Flash Drives so there's no need to connect the phone and install it drivers in order for it to work on the computer.




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Barida

Admittedly, there has been changes in the technological world and the people are taking charge of that and adopting the best ways they can store data and all that. However, some of those that are yet to move away totally still use floppy disk.




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overcast

Yes floppy drive started the external storage revolution. And it was replaced by the CD. And then CD was replaced by the DVD. And now the DVD seems to be replaced by the USB drive. And soon the USB drives will be replaced by the SSD USD storage. So it is going to be really helpful for those who want to have decent storage services. I have found out that such external storage systems can be really handy. I'd say that such changes may continue to occur as storage becomes cheaper and more smarter.




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DenisP

I'm not entirely sure if SSD drives will be replacing USB storage any time soon. It's pretty hard to beat the convenience that is a USB flash drive. I mean these days we have thumb drives which can hold massive amounts of data, and are small enough to carry around on your keychain. For convenient, portable data storage, they're top tier in terms of storage space to physical size ratios.

On the other hand, external SSD drives are about the size of a wallet and for now only have a slightly higher data capacity. I'm sure that at some point in the future we'll get SSD speeds and high capacity storage available in thumb drive form, but I feel like that's going to take a long while before it becomes realistically affordable in the way that USB drives are now.




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overcast

Yes as of now the USB has limits with the speed. So that's something the progress has to be made. I have seen some of the recent papers on IEEE. And also noticed the paper displays holding some data too. So that's the future we are about to get into. I hope to see cheaper SSD. This year there are 500GB SSD coming out on various data speed. So it'd be interesting to see what future brings from here onwards.




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DenisP

Well officially in the sense that absolutely no one uses them at all anymore? I don't think so. You would probably be surprised to know that there are actually people out there who still keep floppy disks around. Why on Earth would they? Beats me, but I know a few.

CD-ROMs definitely aren't as phased out as floppy disks are, but I would absolutely say they are obsolete technology. A lot of poorer countries still seem to use them a decent amount though.

That being said, I would definitely say that floppy disks and CD-ROMs are obsolete and have for the most part lost relevance in modern society. The flash drive does everything they do far better. More storage space, faster transfer and read rates, and most importantly, conveniently sized.




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Authord

People still use Floppy disk, many organizations and firms still use them to store data, they don't want to be breached or infected, because they are less vulnerable and that's why the US military and other forces use them to run duke codes, because they can't be hacked into easily, and they run on computer that are as old as old it self, like 1984 systems. Which makes it really impossible to be infected.




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DenisP

I wasn't aware that the US military still uses floppy disks. I mean it makes sense to me, that antiquated technology would be less of a target for hackers. But then at the same time, it makes me think that wouldn't it be more vulnerable given that technology that old has given hackers decades to learn how to crack into it?

This has given me something interesting to look into this evening.




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jemuelterrado

Ever since in my life i only saw floppy disk once during our Technology subject in school and it is huge enough that needs to be replaced by this flash drive storage. The floppy looks like a compact disc outer covering and unlike flash drive that is so handy and portable and you can just put in your pocket. This is the reason why inventors hastily create an alternative devices that could take advantage from this floppy disk and this is the history of flash drive existence. It really brought a huge changes in terms of storing files which it brings more faster, reliable and tougher experience.




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anor0428

Not totally. I am sure there are
still some that prefered using floppy disk than flashdrive. However, when it comes to number of users, I could say that flashdrive is the winner. I rarely see people on the net cafe that would bring floppy disk to save their files. For popularity basis, still the winner would be flash drive especially for those who are using laptops.




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tophew

For me i think floppy disk is already being replace by flash drive since, flash drive is more convenient to use than the floppy disk. the floppy disk cannot hold large storage while flash drive can hold up to 100gb. so people now a days would prefer flash drive than floppy disk.




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Barida

The convenient way floppy drive is being used has made it the better selection among the two and that's what technology is trying to show us. That they are here to make life easy for everyone.




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pandooh

100% yes. The other day I just saw a floppy disk in our office and we just laughed about its existence. "Who'll use this?" Because nowadays we are more about the convenience that products would provide us. It's not completely phased out but time will come. And maybe someday something better would replace the USB's we have right now.




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Judas2018

It's going to take something intense to replace USB thumb/flash drives though. The only thing I could see possibly doing that is something that moves data faster. USB flash drives still take time to transfer data from a PC to the drive. Sometimes a few minutes for a large file. But if technology is ever invented to turn those minutes into mere seconds? Without the data being corrupted or damaged during such a speedy transfer? Then USB makers just might have something to worry about.




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Martinsx1

Floppy disk are past tech that wouldn't even be considered to be used by kids simply because of how it's designed. It consumes lots of space by its size and still hold less amount of data. It's still taught in schools today as part of old relics of the computer generation just for history sake. There are some cool designs of flash drives that would blow ones mind. I have seen one built like a wrist watch.




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dzannerz

Well yes, because since now I never heard any one using that now. Every presentation of every work are using now tha flash drive and I never heard again that they use disk and cd rom and infact, people in new generation didnt know now what is cd rom.lol




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Barida

Who doesn't want the best out of what we have in the technology world? The same reason people will go for smart phones with better specs is what happened o this.




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ColdFlameChris

Nowadays, I don't see the importance of a CD-ROM and especially the Floppy disk since Flash drive already replaced it. It totally dominates those two since it's more convenient and more easy to use the Flash drive. For CDs, it's a waste of space to compile each CD that you collected unlike Flash drive or an External HDD, you can have many files in one device. Flash drive can connect to any devices, even on the smartphone, as long as there's a mini-USB connector on the Flash drive as well and it's very handy, you can even make it as a keychain.

No need to argue about Floppy disk since it's already been obsolete.

But I think there's gonna be an upgrade version of the Flash drive in the future where they just need to place it on top of any devices and it will automatically connect. Let's see.




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Tronia

Yeah, the floppy disk is way out of the race anyway. How many computers do still even support the floppy disk? Mine sure doesn't. And I agree that they will surely look into upgrading the flash drive even more. Right now it's all about USB but in few years or sooner I believe that it might be connected through WiFi, we'll see.




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honeybabe

Yes floppy disk and CD Rom are no longer use it was replace by flash drive every now and then all things change and evolve. I think flash drive is more convenient and useful because its handy small size you can. All data can be accessed at around the same speed no matter where on the medium it's located. No matter what was read before, accessing any other spot takes the same time - unlike with HDDs where it depends on where the needles (heads) are positioned and at what rotation the platter is.




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jemuelterrado

Obviously yes definitely flash drives has won the tittle. Flash drive is the improved floppy disk or CD rom and we can't deny the fact that it is 100 times better than those old materials. No wonder why flash drives replaced CD Roms because you can see the capability of it, in terms of storage, speed, durability and toughness. I am very thankful to this improvised storage device because i can now store as many as i can without worrying unlike using floppy disk or CD roms that you need to check everytime you send data on it. Somehow those old things worked and helped us out to save important files and i know it is very helpful and had helped a lot in modernization that served as stepping stones to invent flash drives.




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manmad

Well yeah, on one note you'll very rarely have to use a CD or DVD, that's why flash drives exist and even in modern times we have cloud services that allows us to store everything on the internet, which makes hardware drives kinda obsolete. Of course, there might be times when you'll have to use your CD-ROM, however that's probably very rare. Flash drives are cheap nowadays and they can store a lot of info on them and can be used practically for anything a CD or a DVD can be used for.




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Tronia

For me personally, yes, the flash drive has definitely replaced the floppy disk and the CD ROM. I actually still have the floppy disks in my computer room that have random files yet my computer doesn't even support it. And as far as the CD ROM goes, I do have it so I can use the CDs but I can't recall the last time that I did.

The flash drive is just far superior in every single aspect - it has more memory, more storage, faster saving, more convenient, easy to use, safer and more. It is just part of moving forward.




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emoxigh27

Everything is upgradeable. Flash drives are in fact the predecessor of the floppy disks and the CD roms. Flash drive creates the convenience of carrying a storage device in your pocket or wallet, which both floppy disks and CD roms don't have. Thanks to technology, a KB amount of data was upgraded to TB, and it's a huge difference! It is a common knowledge that flash drives are more convenient to use for the growing demand of data storage.




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saygorem

Yes, flash drives replaced floppy and CD rom drives way way back. It introduced the bigger and more capacity to store memories that we need. This only shows that technology always progress and have unlimited possibilities.




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JoeMilford

I would have to also concede that the thumbdrive is the dominant form of data transfer now. For example, recently, my printer broke down, and I went to a local office supply store chain in order to print some documents. All of the printers, copiers, scanners, and customer-use computers there were ONLY compatible with USB drives. I think that this has become the norm for electronics manufacturers at this point. However, when I recently purchased a new laptop, I made sure I got one with a disc drive, just in case. I also have a floppy reader, but, of course, it has a USB drive to plug into any component that I own.




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jaymish

Floppy drives were replaced by CD drives because CD drives were seen to be safer in terms of data preservation.CD drives were replaced by USB drivers in my opinion because they had more storage space.

The norm these days is external hard drives that store 1TB of data or more.I'm not a fan as I find them expensive and once they drop they are damaged and the probability of losing your data is high. Many people also use their phones to store mostly their documents.

The bigger storage development, in my opinion, is the cloud.The cloud is the best thing since sliced bread. Cloud storage like Dropbox, Onedrive and Google Drive has replaced the floppy, CD and to an extent the USB.




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Neutron04

Well explained my friend. People are searching for more storage space and convenience with the invention of more devices like these it's like selling hot cakes for that matter. My worries is that the day when people get lazy enough and just store everything that one's corrupted or erased all those files and memories are gone for good.




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Judas2018

The problem with the cloud is it can be hacked. Many people have uploaded items to the cloud and they were illegally accessed by hackers and malicious people who digitally broke in. The cloud is an awesome foil for storing things but, putting all of your stuff into that box which is controlled by a company means that once that companies server is accessed the hackers also will have access to all of the clouds on it. Whereas as long as you have possession of your USB drive, NO ONE can access your data which rests within it.




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Neutron04

Yes indeed! I still had a glimpse of that floppy disk before and I can still remember how inconvenient it was. I can barely upload a video or a photo because the disk always ran out of space. Those disk store little storage space compared to disk drives which has a variety of storage space to choose from. But anyway that is the result of a never ending improvement of technology. Who knows probably the next invention would then replace the era of flash drives more storage space, more convenient and much more affordable. I'd love to see that day soon.




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DarthHazard

I wouldn't use the term officially because it will depend on who you ask. It's not like there are people or companies that don't use Floppy disks or CD Roms anymore just because of how popular and convenient the flash drive is. But I know what you mean, flash drives are used a lot more now. Floppy disks and CD ROMs are just not good enough for people to use. Flash drives are so small yet can hold so much now that they are just better.




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Pixie06

The flash drive has not completely replaced the floppy disk and CD ROM. People still use the CD-ROM to store information. However flash drive is more common. You can actually store more information in your flash drive and they are also more durable. Many people equally use the external hard drives nowadays.




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Judas2018

Yeah the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive in your PC will always have one critical use. Which is when you need to install a new copy of Windows because your old one was corrupted or because you bought the latest version. Most programs for your PC still require installation through the CD/DVD-ROM drive.




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johnrajiv123

Not officially. Use of floppy disks was sure phased out by time but If we are going to use the term "officially", it must be decided by some kind of an organization or company that has the right and power to decide whether a particular technology should be out of the picture. I remember the time when carrying a floppy disk around makes me look cool and techno genius. That was like around early 2000's and pre-Y2k era. I wonder how that would make me look today. Kidding aside, USB has sure taken over and proved to be better than floppy disks and CD ROMs.




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vinaya

I remember floppy disks. Until recently, I had my floppy disks, however, I threw them because I did not have any device to read them. Floppy is dead. I still see some people using CD ROM for data transfer. CD ROM comes handy when you have to give it away. It is cheaper than flash drives. in my home country, it costs around 25 cents. Therefore, when someone wants to hand the data to another person, giving away a CD ROM is easy. Floppy was completely replaced by CDROM and I believe CDROM will be replaced by Flash drive soon.




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Judas2018

How much do flash drives cost in your country if you don't mind me asking? Here in America they're quite cheap. Like under $9 in most cases according to most online retailers. Of course it depends on how many GB's you desire and all.




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jaymish

Interesting that in some countries the CD ROM is still widely in use. In my country it is really hard to find CD ROMs . They are almost extinct. It makes more sense to use a flash drive, then to walk around looking for a CD ROM. The cost of a Flash Drive or Mobile External Drive is also good value for money as most people now use them.

I agree with the arguments about Clouds being hacked. However there are many security options that are being developed on a daily basis. It is more convenient to store on cloud as you can set up for your work to be stored automatically if you use the same computer. To be extra safe you can back up your work periodically on a flash drive or an external hard drive.




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Rock1987

Here in my country the use of flash drives has greatly increased. Everybody has a flash drive. I have 2 flash drives. They are easy to use compared to CD/DVD. Copying, deleting and editing files have become super easy and fast. People still use the CD-Rom, but it's use has reduced. I still remember the day when I used to use floppy drive for storing my school documents and projects. I still have some floppy drives which I keep as memorabilia. The use of flash drives has made everybody's life easy.




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Soulwatcher

I think the flash drive is here to stay and they are building computers without DVD burners. And the computers that do have them, people don't even bother to use them. I mean heck you can get a $32gb flash drive for around $10 and that's going to hold over 5 times the information as a dvd will hold. So the answer toy our question is yes I think that flash drives have replaced the floppy and dvd/cd players.




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Aree

Will the USB handy drive or flash drive be obsoleted?

I think it will. Everything will eventually get obsoleted. That's how advances in science and technology work. As for what may replace the flash drive, there are many options. The most promising I can see is just a simple device that plugs into the USB slot but does not store anything in itself. Instead, it will just provide a link to a cloud service and everything will be stored in the cloud. I know I am already using the cloud service to keep my data. The day may come when the cloud service provides all the storage space for everything, including programmes.




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Judas2018

You have to have a lot of trust in the cloud though. Which I don't. I think anything you really care about or is of great value to you, should be stored on a hard drive or device that you control entirely. Stored somewhere safe and secure, in your home and isn't reliant on internet access. But that's just me.




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Aree

I follow your line of thought. However, there are so many things which we do today, which are unthinkable to our grandparents. Take the ATM card. Once upon a time, all bank transactions have to be done in person at the bank itself. Now, with the ATM card, most things which we do with a bank is done without having to interact with any bank officer at all. Is it safe to trust our monetary transactions to a machine?

I think that will eventually happen with the cloud service, too. It will reach a point where it becomes the standard practice rather than a novel choice.




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Judas2018

You have to trust the bank with most of your money though. I mean keeping cash in large quantities stored in your home in a safe or lock box is okay. But you can't keep all of your money in your house. It's just too big of a risk if the wrong person found out. A bank account is what I refer to as a necessary risk. Keeping a copy of a film, screenplay, important photos, documents, etc. though on an internet-based storage device that could be improperly and illegally accessed - on the other hand, is a bad risk.




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felabruno

I think it's not only flash drive that replaced those technologies. When floppy discs and CDs were used internet wasn't that popular. Now everyone has a connection if they have a computer so you can send whatever you want through e-mail, some applications or through some cloud storage like Google Drive or Dropbox. USB memories are also popular and external hard drives are also used to transport lots of data.




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ryyde

As we look forward I have a vision that we will not use optical drive no more. haha. The peoples on our generation is maximizing the use of technology. They keep on improving the things that we have today. Most of my friends do not use optical drives no more. They said that why you choose a hard way when there is an instant and easy process to save files.




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Baburra

I think so, yes, especially now that USB 3 exists and it writes and reads information a lot faster. I don't really think there is much need to write or read CDs anymore nowadays. In fact, I even have a lot of backup CDs that now I have to worry about since it's been so long since I've come across a machine that even has a CD reader anymore. My new laptop doesn't have one and I had to find an external one.




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vhinz

I'm not sure if no one is using floppy disk today but I think most people would choose to use flash drives because floppy disk could only store small amount of files. Flash drives are smaller in size compared to floppy disk and CD but it could store large amount of data and is convenient to carry. And with the continuous advancement of technology and new algorithm to save data, flash drives just keep on increasing the data it can hold.




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mildredtabitha

I also feel the flash drive has replaced the CD Rom and floppy disk. I used to save my songs and movies on a CD by burning them there after downloading. A flash disk is handy and you will never have to worry about the items saved getting erased or disappearing.




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Judas2018

Or scratched. It's such a relief that as much as I enjoyed the CD-ROM's time - songs on mp3 versions now and data stored on USB drives now means actually being able to save them for long periods of time. CD-ROM's would always get scratched and ruined. No matter how hard you tried to protect them.




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TimothyAlex

I actually think cloud storage has officially replaced the flash drive. We can now access virtually any file on any device, anywhere in the world without having to take it with us. There is no reason for a flash drive.




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Judas2018

For people who like what the cloud has to offer I imagine they'd agree with you. But there are still many people who enjoy the peace of mind of having their most important documents or downloads - physically with them. Would you trust an important project blueprint, irreplaceable data, or the ingredients or equation for a cure to some of the world's worst diseases - to cloud storage? Or would you at least want a copy of those things to be with you at all times on a flash drive in addition - to existing in cloud storage? Would you even want them in cloud storage at all? The things I mentioned are irreplaceable and in someone else's hands, they'd surely move into production with your stolen information if they choose not to demand a hefty ransom from you first.




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Krisleen

With what's happening today, I can see that flash drives has actually replaced floppy disks. I don't even see floppy disks being sold here long time ago, like around 10 years ago. Looks like it's been phased out of the market already. Both floppy disks and flash drives are portable but flash drives are smaller, which saves space and at the same time, has a bigger storage capacity. Flash drives are also more durable. I have one that I bought 7 years ago and it's still working until now. I never had a floppy disk that lasted for 7 years. As for the CD-ROM, I don't think that it's been replaced since a lot of people are still using desktop computers and laptops. At least flash drive is a very good replacement for floppy disks and they are getting cheaper as those with bigger storage capacities appear in the market.




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jomarillana

Well as I observed, preferably maybe yes it has replaced floppy disk and CD ROM. As our world continues to evolve due to our modern technology, flash drives also continues to become more efficient and legitimate to use. Because it is easy to carry and can store bigger amount of data.




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leeyong88

I have to agree, flash drives are now often used than floppy disk and CD-ROM. These drives has way larger memory capacity. A CD-ROM can only store MBs, same with floppy disk, whereas flash drives can carry GBs of data. Another advantage of it is that it is very much portable. You can place it on your pocket and bring it everywhere. Well, you could not do that with a CD of course.

A drawback for flash drive is its price. The bigger the capacity, the higher the price. There are of course brands which offer cheap flash drives, but its durability is questionable. I had a drive before that when I ejected from my computer, I only got its casing. Nevertheless, it was still working though. Another thing is security of data. An accidental reformat, or virus intrusion can suddenly wipe all your important files in an instant. That is why sometimes, I would use CD-ROM as storage of very important documents.

Indeed, flash drives are the portable storage right now, but we cannot discard CD-ROM as it is still useful and reliable. Well, as for floppy disk, I think they're obsolete nowadays.




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coolavender

I haven't seen anyone using floppy disk nowadays. Laptops will usually have a DVD drive but not a floppy disk drive. The last time I used a floppy disk was in 2008. At the time, a government agency needed the file stored in a floppy disk. Back in the day, we also had to save the payroll text file in a floppy disk and delivered to the bank for uploading to their systems. Nowadays, we only need to submit the files online. As for the CD-ROM, it's long been replaced by DVD-ROM which has more storage capacity, although it is still way below the storage capacities of flash drives. A CD-ROM is not a safe medium for storing files back up because they scratch easily. Flash drives have indeed taken over from these storage media.




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Vinsanity

Yes. Floppy Disks are now obsolete. As you can notice with the ergonomics of modern CPUs nowadays, there is no more room for floppy disks. The memory capability being handled by floppy disks is way too small to store today's images which are already of high quality and high in memory.




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Martinsx1

I totally agree with you on this matter, the kind of file size that needs storage lately is way too big for floppy disk to contain. It would be like having to buy tons of the memory device in order to have all your data stored when one single flash drive or hard disk can do the job more efficiently for you.




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Vinsanity

Indeed, on the other hand, despite the fact that they can store minimal amount of memory still I've been wanting to see and use floppy disks nowadays. They're making me nostalgic. Having such a great device back then is like having an iPhone X today. Those were the good old days.




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SiamSEO

About a decade and a half ago, yes Has the flash drive officially replaced the Floppy disk and CD ROM?

Floppies died off pretty much right when CD's were made available to the public, and then DVD's and Blu-Ray followed suit. In fact solid state memories have pretty much killed off optical media anyways! The only reason I even have an optical drive is that I have an old 2012 Macbook that I use for work - but I never, ever use that drive!




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Martinsx1

Anyone was born in the 80's would definitely be familiar both floppy disk because it's practically the external memory device invoke back then before CD-ROM started popping up to replace it and then followed by flash drive. Personally, I made use of all 3 of these memory devices and now I'm making use of hard disc.




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fishbate

Its the evolution of technology i think... Like humans and other livings things, technology also evolves. I think its a good thing specially for us users. Also some technology really need to be extinct simply because they are not feasible anymore. It doesn't mean that the works behind it is forgotten, it just simply says that there's always a room for improvement.




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treecko142

Without a doubt, for such a little device there is so much information you can store compared to the other previous storage devices, and the connection to other devices are small as well and so much more convenient to use.




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cmoneyspinner

Officially or unofficially, I only have a flash drive. What are those other things you're talking about? (O.o) I have a vague memory of using something called a floppy disk. Has the flash drive officially replaced the Floppy disk and CD ROM?




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sonnyisabeast

Contrary to popular belief, smaller and faster is the thing now. Floppy disks had their turn, it's time for the USB to make a mark in history. For sure, in a few decades, people will be talking about how big and slow a USB is, and how most computers do not have a usb port anymore.




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