floppy disks

  1. Want to read old Amiga floppy disks? New PCB designs for Drawbridge and Greaseweazel builds

    Want to read old Amiga floppy disks? New PCB designs for Drawbridge and Greaseweazel builds

    The Amiga was pretty clever. If you stuck an IBM PC floppy in the disk drive, then you could read it using software like CrossDOS. However, If you've ever tried using an Amiga Floppy in a PC disk drive, you'll have seen that there's no way of reading them due to the way the Amiga wrote to the...
  2. New book explores the afterlife of the floppy disk

    New book explores the afterlife of the floppy disk

    The once ubiquitous floppy disk, which started its decline after Apple decided not to bother with a floppy disk drive on its new "Bondi Blue" iMac in 1998, now lives on mainly in skeuomorphic-form as the "Save" icon. But the floppy disk doesn't want to die, and Floppy Disk Fever, the first...
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