Floppy disk

08.29.12
Writer breaks down floppy drive history in detail, recalls the good sectors and the bad
08.29.12

Writer breaks down floppy drive history in detail, recalls the good sectors and the bad

There's been a lot of nostalgia circulating around the PC world in the past year, but there's only...

By J. Fingas,   08.29.12
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04.11.12
Apple Macintosh 128k prototype with 5.25-inch Twiggy floppy drive for sale on eBay
04.11.12

Apple Macintosh 128k prototype with 5.25-inch Twiggy floppy drive for sale on eBay

Apple's Macintosh took many forms over the years, from its initial concept by Jef Raskin as a $500...

By Z. Lutz,   04.11.12
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06.16.11
IBM turns 100, brags about bench pressing more than companies half its age
06.16.11

IBM turns 100, brags about bench pressing more than companies half its age

IBM is quite possibly the only tech company around that might have genuine difficulty whittling a...

By B. Heater,   06.16.11
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05.07.11
Modder miniaturizes 5.25-inch disk drive, brings microSD support to Atari 400
05.07.11

Modder miniaturizes 5.25-inch disk drive, brings microSD support to Atari 400

You aren't looking at a retro microSD card reader, you're looking at an Atari-compatible serial dis...

By S. Buckley,   05.07.11
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04.28.10
The floppy disk is dead (and Apple helped kill it)
04.28.10

The floppy disk is dead (and Apple helped kill it)

It was 1998 and Apple had just released the iMac G3. It was a beautiful interesting computer: a sl...

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04.26.10
Sony shutting down Japanese floppy disk sales by March 2011, kills a tech dinosaur
04.26.10

Sony shutting down Japanese floppy disk sales by March 2011, kills a tech dinosaur

Believe it or not, Sony managed to shift 12 million 3.5-inch floppy disks in Japan last year -- pre...

By Vlad Savov,   04.26.10
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