Floppy Computer Disks

Floppy Computer Disks

Another staple of the 1980s and 1990s, the floppy disk, is still used at federal and state levels because of outdated programming that only allows data transfer through floppies. There are also tens of thousands of archived files on 8-inch, 5.25-inch and 3.5-inch disks that no one has had time to transfer to a more modern data storage medium.

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Old Technology We Still Use
Despite the march of innovation, these seven older tech items continue to live on.

With technology ever moving forward, it’s easy to forget about all those once invaluable gadgets you’ve cast aside in favor of the latest and greatest innovations. But we typically don’t get rid of the old tech; some of it sits around the house or the office gathering dust, while other items are used in a more limited fashion. Here are seven technologies you might have thought were extinct but are still being used. How many of these do you still use?

Posted by IntelFreePress on 2013-11-20 16:35:38

Tagged: , Old Technology , Tech Relics , Legacy Technology