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Monday: April 26, 2010

Sony ceases production of floppy disks. In other news, Sony was still making floppy disks.Sony ceases production of floppy disks. In other news, Sony was still making floppy disks.

Most other floppy disk manufacturers had long since pulled out of the market, and Sony itself has already ceased sales to most of its overseas markets. With the release of the iMac in 1998, Apple was the first computer maker to take the plunge and eliminate the floppy completely.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:44 AM | Tags (11) | 1998 | cnet | disks | floppy | manufacturers | markets | media | overseas | sales | sony | storage |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Google's Nexus One phone considered a flop due to lagging sales.Google's Nexus One phone considered a flop due to lagging sales.

Turns out that the Google has only moved about 135,000 of these units. This is staggering when you take into account that Apple had already sold a million iPhones by the same time in that product's life cycle.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:12 AM | Tags (10) | device | flop | google | insider | ipad | mobile | phone | preorders | sold | units |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Ten neat things you can do with some old floppy disks.Ten neat things you can do with some old floppy disks.

Nothing says high fashion quite like a floppy disk necklace. Article also contains Etsy links to where you can purchase some of the other said neat transformations.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 2:29 PM | Tags (4) | disks | floppy | fun | things |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 65 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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