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Getting short changed

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 1:19 pm
by ali baba
Why is it that every digital storage device is always 10-15% smaller than advertised?

Re: Getting short changed

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:12 pm
by KickingWithRedLabel
The operating system and bloatware can take up a good amount of space.

Re: Getting short changed

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:50 pm
by StroppyChops
Because bytes are measured using binary, and advertising is rounded to decimal.

Re: Getting short changed

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:08 pm
by juansweetpotato
Its true! Today I bought 32 and got 28 :? I need to buy more women to compensate.