RIP the floppy disk: Sony finally kills legendary format

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I remember when I was able to store just about every document that I ever wanted on a single 1.44MB floppy disk. That was a very long time ago and I don’t know anyone who still uses the format. Well, Sony seems to think so too, because it just killed the floppy disk. Other manufacturers have long since abandoned the file saving format, but Sony stuck around and kept making new disks… until now. This marks the official death of the floppy disk at the ripe old age of 30.

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