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 Nathan O. on Tue 27th Apr 2010 16:38 UTC in reply to "RE: Bring Back the Shielding"
Nathan O.
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2005-08-11

But isn't MiniDisc proprietary? Hi-MD, the new variety of the format, seems to be.

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Toonie Member since:
2007-11-19

> But isn't MiniDisc proprietary? Hi-MD, the new variety of the format, seems to be.

Yes it is. Isn't the Micro floppy, the 3.5" floppy this article is referring to also, just licensed to many companies?

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