No More Floppy disks from 2011 says Sony


It is The time to say RIP Floppy! Sony decides to end its Floppy Business forever with effect from the year 2011.

The First Floppy was Introduced in the year 1971 by IBM. Sony was The Firm to Introduce the First Ever 3.5 inch (9cm) Floppy in 1981. “We are Stopping the production of The thirty year Old Storage device(floppy) from 2011” said an Employee of Sony.

The Death of floppy started when Apple decided not to have a floppy drive in its G3 iMac computer in the Year 1998.

The Other Giants like Dell in the year 2003, had stopped the support for floppy drives.. PC World, the Computer Store stopped selling Floppy in 2007. The First Manufacturer of 3.5 Inch Floppy now decides to Stop its production by 2011. Not Surprisingly, Floppy’s Fate is due to the effect of Online Storage and USB Portable devices.

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