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[4]: Good riddance
by WorknMan on Tue 27th Apr 2010 01:17 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Good riddance"
WorknMan
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2005-11-13

Diskettes sucked... I'm glad the world has finally left them behind.


Yeah. And I wonder when Windows users will actually be able to use our A and B drives for something useful ;)

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RE[5]: Good riddance
by joshv on Wed 28th Apr 2010 03:15 in reply to "RE[4]: Good riddance"
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2006-03-18

"Diskettes sucked... I'm glad the world has finally left them behind.


Yeah. And I wonder when Windows users will actually be able to use our A and B drives for something useful ;)
"

I mapped my 500GB USB backup drive as A: two years ago.

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