Blog Posts - Floppy Disk

Classification of MemoryMemory is a very essential component of a modern  computer. It is work as storing device.There are two types of memory used in microprocessor.Primary MemorySecondary MemoryPrimary Memory and Secondary Memory are further d...
by Increase Your knowledge on Jan 6, 2015

There’s a Floppy Disk on the Floor

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by on Jan 3, 2015

Revive those old 3.5-inch floppy diskettes into creative items

For computer geeks or nerds out there, if you still got your old 3.5-inch floppy diskettes, you can turn them into new items. All you need is a little creativity and imagination. :) 1. It can be turn as Mug, Glass, Cup or Bottle Coaster. (Hey...
by Jcyberinux on Jan 2, 2014

Monthly Delights: August!

  Well, who would have thought it, September is here already. So it’s goodbye to the summer months (for what they were worth), and hello to what seemingly appears like flash-floods and land slides. As I sit here writing this, I’m...
by Mother Nature's Snuggery on Sep 3, 2012

Recicla viejos disquetes

Hoy en Tutéate compartimos algunas ideas de manualidades hechas con disquetes que hemos visto por la red y nos han parecido graciosas para inspirarnos a reciclar estos viejos “aparatejos” de forma creativa, ¿qué os parece? ¿Qué? ¿Qu...
by Tutéate on Jul 18, 2012

3½ Inch Format

Sony introduced their own small-format 90.0 mm × 94.0 mm disk, similar to the others but somewhat simpler in construction than the AmDisk 3-inch floppy. The first computer to use this format was Sony's SMC 70 of 1982. Other than Hewlett-Packard's HP...
by Computer History on Apr 19, 2012

Mitsumi's "Quick Disk" 3-inch floppies

Another 3-inch format was Mitsumi's Quick Disk format. The Quick Disk format is referred to in various size references: 2.8-inch, 3-inch×3-inch and 3-inch×4-inch. Mitsumi offered this as OEM equipment, expecting their VAR customers to customize the...
by Computer History on Apr 3, 2012

The 3-inch compact floppy disk

Throughout the early 1980s the limitations of the 5¼-inch format were starting to become clear. Originally designed to be smaller and more practical than the 8-inch format, the 5¼-inch system was itself too large, and as the quality of the recor...
by Computer History on Mar 20, 2012

The "Twiggy" disk

In the early '80s, Apple fell victim to a serious case of NIH Syndrome (Not Invented Here), and decided to manufacture their own disk drives. Not content to be industry compatible, instead they designed what they believed to be leading-edge drives:...
by Computer History on Mar 7, 2012

The 5¼-inch mini floppy

In a 1976 meeting, An Wang of Wang Laboratories informed Shugart Associates' Jim Adkinson and Don Massaro, that the 8-inch format was simply too large for the desktop word processing machines he was developing at the time. Adkinson and Massaro propo...
by Computer History on Feb 29, 2012

The 8-inch disk

In 1967, IBM gave their San Jose, California storage development center a task to develop a reliable and inexpensive system for loading microcode into their System/370 mainframes in a process called Initial Control Program Load (ICPL). The System/370...
by Computer History on Jan 4, 2012

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