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By Hailey / Sunday 13 February 2011 01:36 / United States
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By  gusgus36  |  5

YDI for doing that on a computer used by anyone besides just you. you know there is always a chance of someone else seeing the pics when you do that. or really when you do it at all.

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  GRyphonLJJ  |  0

Sorry to be the one to tell you this...Those photos you 'deleted' from your phone...They're still there. "Permanently Deleted" turning into "Recovered Data" is only a matter of time, will and money for the proper equipment and/or software.

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  riddle143  |  15

#97 not necessarily. Deleting from a phone? Yes, unless it's an android and you know what you're doing. Deleting from a computer.... Data is stored as sets of 1s and 0s, bits. Normally in 8bit binary (e.g. 00101101) depending on the data type. A picture is a set of pixels. Each 8bit, 16bit, or 32bit (depending on the way the photo was saved) strand tells the computer where a pixel goes and what color it should be, and so on, to make up the whole photo, this is why higher quality photos take up more space. There's a big difference in telling 1 million pixels where to go and what to be (1MP) and 32 million of them or more. Once the strands are generated they're written to a hard disk or flash drive (flash memory is what's used in phones) when you "delete" a photo or other file you're telling the computer, or phone, that it can use the bits that are taken up by the one file for something else. Normally, the file is still there until the bits actually get used, even though it doesn't display, cause the software knows you don't want it anymore. Permanent deletion is possible, and easily done on a computer, more complicated on a phone, by specialized software that rewrites the bit values on deletion to all zeros, instead of just marking them as no longer needed and leaving them in place. But yes, just hitting delete and thinking its gone for good is naive at best.

By  gusgus36  |  5

YDI for doing that on a computer used by anyone besides just you. you know there is always a chance of someone else seeing the pics when you do that. or really when you do it at all.

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Hey buddy, in your attempt to be clever, you forgot something. 1. You have to have include iostream. 2. You have to end each line with a ; 3. Namespace std; int main() etc. etc.

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I have a mac and they're not too bad, although I see why people are saying they are annoying. I generally use my mac to do school work (we got our MacBooks from school) and they work quite well for that but if you're into gaming the mac isn't the best option.

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