Portable Image Storage Device

A small, portable storage device used for storing and viewing your digital images. The device is a portable hard drive in an enclosure that resembles handheld game consoles. The device usually offers USB and memory card readers as options for transferring your images directly to the device, as well as an LCD display for viewing the stored images. Depending on the manufacturer you may also have different controls for maneuvering through the images, such as forward, random, skip, and so on. One popular brand name of portable image storage devices is called the iAlbum. Also called on-the-go drive.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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