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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floppy_disk

A floppy disk, also called a floppy, diskette, or just disk, is a type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium, sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure lined with fabric that removes dust particles. Floppy disks are read and written by a floppy disk drive (FDD). Floppy disks, initially as ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_floppy_disk

A floppy disk is a disk storage medium composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium encased in a rectangular plastic carrier. It is read and written using a floppy disk drive (FDD). Floppy disks were an almost universal data format from the late 1970s into the 1990s, used at first as a primary data storage ...

www.floppydisk.com

Floppy disks, floppy drives, and file transfer from floppy and zip disks.

www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/floppy

The floppy disk was once ubiquitous. More than five billion were sold per year worldwide at its peak in the mid-1990s. Now, the little plastic packages are a fast- fading memory. It has been widely reported that Sony, the last major floppy disk maker, will stop producing them in major markets this year. Today, the disks can be ...

www.amazon.com/Floppy-Disk-1-44-Mb-Storage/dp/B0002ABH6Y

FUJIFILM floppy disks are durable dependable and reliable. There is no better back-up in the world. Why trust your data to anything else! Each Fuji disk is 100% tested for error free performance.Primary InformationMedia Type : Floppy disk Media Form Factor : 3.5" Storage Removable Capacity (Native) : 1.44 MB ...

www.computerhope.com/jargon/f/floppydi.htm

Oct 30, 2017 ... Alternatively referred to as a floppy or floppy disk, a floppy diskette is a type of storage media, capable of storing electronic data, like a computer file. The floppy diskette was first created in 1967 by IBM as an alternative to buying hard drives, which were extremely expensive at the time. The picture shown on ...

computer.howstuffworks.com/floppy-disk-drive1.htm

The floppy disk drive (FDD) was invented at IBM by Alan Shugart in 1967. The first floppy drives used an 8-inch disk (later called a "diskette" as it got smaller), which evolved into the 5.25-inch disk that was used on the first IBM Personal Computer in August 1981. The 5.25-inch disk held 360 kilobytes compared to the 1.44 ...

www.theverge.com/2017/10/24/16505912/floppy-disk-3d-print-save-joke-meme

Oct 24, 2017 ... There's a joke that circulates online every few years. It's a picture of a floppy disk, accompanied by the claim that a kid thought it was a real-life version of the “save” icon. Every time it pops up, people laugh, hit “like,” and marvel both at their own age and the cluelessness of kids today. Over the last week, this ...

computer.howstuffworks.com/floppy-disk-drive.htm

If you have spent any time at all working with a computer, then chances are good that you have used a floppy disk at some point. The floppy disk drive (FDD) was the primary means of adding data to a computer until the CD-ROM drive became popular. In fact, FDDs have been a key component of most personal computers ...