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PMDA Survey Reveals Digital Cameras Dominate the Market

Have you ever lost your pictures because your computer crashed? 1. Yes 19 % 2. No 81 %

How do you "save" your images to protect them from being lost or deleted because of a computer problem? 1. Make prints of them to keep in an album 8 % 2. Burn them to a CD 72 % 3. Keep them on a memory card 4 % 4. Upload them to a photo storage website 6 % 5. Trust that my computer will never crash 10 %

Note: The above information was taken from a non-scientific Internet opinion survey. It is not intended as formal research.

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