Nomai introduces `Super Floppy' diskette
- Energy Savings Predictor. // Industrial Heating;Dec96, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p71
Gives information on MagneTek Incorporated's Energy Savings Predictor computer diskette, which calculates energy savings for Energy Engineered products based on operating conditions and electricity costs. Features of the diskette; Its advantages.
- Use the Internet to conduct market research. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;11/10/97, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p19
Provides information on Link-International, an easy-to-use diskette that points to some of the best information sources available on the Internet for getting started in export marketing and conducting marketing research.
- Floppy disks are next to emerge from the techno-dark ages. Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;12/22/97, Vol. 90 Issue 19, p10
Focuses on developments which will increase the capacity of the computer floppy disk. Number of floppy disk replacements in development; Their ability to store more than 70 times what a traditional floppy disk can hold; When to expect the replacements; The Iomega Zip drive and its sales advantage.
- New process yields 21-Mbyte, 3.5-in disks. RN // Electronic Design;7/22/93, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p27
Reports on Sony Corp.'s metal-servo process for making 3.5-inch floppy disks with memory storage capacities of up to 21 megabytes. Comparison with conventional high-density floppy disks; Compatibility; Run-length-limited (RLL) coding; Strength and stability.
- Floppy's days are numbered. Fox, Barry // New Scientist;12/06/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2111, p13
Provides information on the floppy disc, with highlights on the plans for high capacity drives and discs by Sony and Panosonic, at the Comdex computer show held in Las Vegas, in November, 1997. Who developed the 3.5-inch floppy disc; Functions of the floppy disc; Details on the floppy disc.
- 1.44MB floppies still viable. Chen, Elaine C.Y. // Electronic News;06/08/98, Vol. 44 Issue 2222, p48
Examines factors that ensure the viability of the 1.44 megabyte floppy drive in the United States. Higher costs of advanced removable storage options; Marketing failures; Familiarity of original equipment manufacturers; Wrong timing of the introduction of high capacity drives; Efforts of...
- ALL ABOUT DISKETTES. Mason, Robert M. // Library Journal;3/15/1984, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p558
Discusses the utility of floppy discs for electronic data storage. Popular floppies in use as of 1984; Cost of various dimensions of floppies; Principal floppy diskette manufacturing companies in the world; Future of floppies as a medium for data storage.
- After the Floppy, What Next? Goldsborough, Reid // Consumers' Research Magazine;Oct99, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p32
Focuses on the floppy drive in computers. One factor behind the demise of the floppy drive; Possible replacements of floppy drive.
- FAREWELL TO FLOPPIES? Koblentz, Evan // eWeek;3/3/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p25
Presents views of several computer industrialists on floppy disks. Plan of several computer companies to eliminate the floppy disk; Use of re-writable compact discs in place of floppies.