1980: IBM releases the 3380, the world’s first gigabyte hard drive. It weighs 500 pounds and and sells for $81,000 to $142,000 depending on whether you want 2 to 20 gigs.
2011: A gigabyte of storage costs about $0.10. Hello Kitty thumb drives make us smile. 

1980: IBM releases the 3380, the world’s first gigabyte hard drive. It weighs 500 pounds and and sells for $81,000 to $142,000 depending on whether you want 2 to 20 gigs.

2011: A gigabyte of storage costs about $0.10. Hello Kitty thumb drives make us smile. 

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