Definition of gigabyte
: 1024 megabytes or 1,073,741,824 bytes; also : one billion bytes
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At least one Republican operative requested and received 2.5 gigabytes worth of documents from that hack, and effectively weaponized the information.
For the truly international, Google’s Project Fi may be the solution, with a $10-per-gigabyte rate and unlimited texting in more than 135 countries and no restrictions on how much of that use needs to be in the United States.
But for those who do use more than a terabyte, a $10 charge will be applied for every block of 50 gigabytes more that Cox has to provide.
There have been no leaks yet, but most lawmakers expect to see those 16 gigabytes again shortly before the elections.
Attorneys for Tucker and Muir have asked for an extension of the trial date, arguing that prosecutors recently provided 80 gigabytes of evidence that the defense team has to review.
Will the new processor and 32 gigabytes of memory speed up rendering?
The cost of the new device will range from $799 for a version powered by Intel’s Core M processor, to $2,699 for one outfitted with a more powerful seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor and 16 gigabytes of RAM.
Android Go is being designed for O phones with one gigabyte or less of memory, down to 512 megabytes.
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Definition of gigabyte for English Language Learners
: a unit of computer information equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes
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Definition of gigabyte for Students
: a unit of computer information storage capacity equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes
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