Feature Post

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Compact Disc

A CD (cd) is a popular form of digital storage media used for computer files, pictures, and music. The plastic disc is read and written to by a laser in a CD drive. It comes in several varieties including CD ROM, CD R, and CD-RW

James Russell invented the CD in 1965. James Russell was granted a total of 22 patents for various elements of his compact disc system. However, the CD did not get popular until it was mass manufactured by Philips in 1980.

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