Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Apr 2010 18:38 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Invented by IBM, the death knell sounded by Apple. Sony has announced it is going to cease selling diskettes altogether, with the last bastion being Japan. Sales will be ceased there too, even though Sony still managed to sell 12 million of them there last year. While Memorex and Imation still produce and sell diskettes, this move by Sony surely means it won't take long for the rest of the market to vanish, too.
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RE[2]: Bring Back the Shielding
by nt_jerkface on Tue 27th Apr 2010 00:52 UTC in reply to "RE: Bring Back the Shielding"
nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

Yea my cousin had one of those. I think I remember hearing that it was dumped because it increased manufacturing costs.

Blu-ray was actually supposed to use a caddy but they went with a polymer coating instead.

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