The Floppy is Dead, Part 523

PC World, a British computer superstore, has stopped ordering floppies and will stop selling them when their on-hand supplies run out. While this is not news to us super nerds, it’s important to note that we once were able to drag files over back and forth between computers on little disks of spinning plastic that could hold 1.44 megabytes of data.

Let’s all bow our heads for a moment of silence for a once mighty storage medium.

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PC World says farewell to floppy [BBC]