Consumers who want to use the new floppies
will have to pay about $200 to replace their old floppy drive with a new one that can take advantage of the LS-120's features.
Media; Storage Devices Expected To Replace Many Floppies
The most popular application by far is word processing, and floppies
are an ideal transportable medium for transferring documents from one computer to another.
, the drive transfers data at rapid "USB speed" and does not require its own power source.
For novice users who do not want to create their own floppies
, SystemSoft will create the floppies
The portable Imation USB Floppy Drive for Macintosh is an easy, affordable choice for Macintosh users who store and swap files on floppies
," said Rusty Rosenberger, consumer products business manager for Imation Data Storage and Information Management.
for backing up, storing and sharing smaller files, or 120MB SuperDisk diskettes for larger files.
," said Steve Solomon, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Computer Products Division, Fuji Photo Film U.