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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


Thursday: November 12, 2009

Google now offers up cheap storage for your photos.Google now offers up cheap storage for your photos.

For five bucks a year you'll get access to twenty gigabytes of space that you can use to hold up to 10,000 high-resolution photos accessed through Picasa.  One drawback is that you can only backup JPG files for now.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 8:12 AM | Tags (7) | google | storage | hosting | photos | cheap | jpg | picasa |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Sony will have yet another version of the PS3 to sell just in time for the holidays.Sony will have yet another version of the PS3 to sell just in time for the holidays.

New version will have expanded storage (250 gigabyte hard drive) and a $350 price tag.  Fifty bucks less gets you the 120 gigabyte model which is almost identical to what Microsoft offers for the Xbox Elite version.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:31 AM | Tags (7) | gaming | holidays | pricey | ps3 | sony | storage | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

The coolest NES controller flash drive you'll see today.The coolest NES controller flash drive you'll see today.

Why is this the coolest flash drive you'll see today you ask? Because it requires the Konami code (up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start) to unlock it. Yes, I'll take six please.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 8:08 AM | Tags (8) | drive | flash | geek | joystiq | konami | nerdy | nintendo | storage |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Apple updates capacity of their Time Capsule products.Apple updates capacity of their Time Capsule products.

$299 will now get you one terabyte of backup space plus your very own wireless router. Yay.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:18 PM | Tags (6) | timecapsule | capacity | apple | backup | storage | gigabytes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

Behold, the world's first 256 gigabyte flash drive.Behold, the world's first 256 gigabyte flash drive.

It's... so... beautiful. Sniff.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:39 AM | Tags (5) | 256 | flash | gigabytes | kingston | storage |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

DNA of endangered species to be stored at NYC museum.DNA of endangered species to be stored at NYC museum.

Sounds a little bit like the beginning of Jurassic Park, doesn't it?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:34 AM | Tags (6) | dna | endangered | storage | nyc | manhattan | jurassicpark |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 24, 2009

New type of DVD format can hold 2,000 movies on one disc.New type of DVD format can hold 2,000 movies on one disc.

Commercial release still about five years away though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:24 AM | Tags (5) | dvd | bluray | storage | capacity | media |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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