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Synonyms for floppy

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lacking in stiffness or firmness

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hanging limply

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This picture shows the disk drive with a floppy inserted.
The sound of a computer's floppy disk drive will be as closely associated with 20th century computing as the sound of a computer dialling in to the internet," he said.
IBM was the first to introduce the 8" floppy disk in 1971, with a 5.
Apple Computer stopped putting floppy drives in Macintosh computers several years ago, but other leading firms including Hewlett-Packard still offer them.
It can store a great deal more information than a floppy disk.
Thermal bonded nonwovens used in floppy disk liners have a unit weight of 30-50 grams per square meter.
However, there is a partial software solution that lets you find and handle files much as you would floppy disks.
Linnea Dayton, managing editor of Step-By-Step Electronic Design, a newsletter for desktop publishers, says the standard floppy is still the medium of choice for file storage.
With the decline of the floppy diskette as a widely-used storage medium, the megabit growth and increased functionality of our U3 smart drives, people are confronted with an apparently unmet need to easily and affordably share photos, documents and other files with family, friends and work colleagues," said Tzipi Ozer-Armon, general manager for msystems' Retail and Enterprise division.
Recently I was cleaning my house clearing out old books and computer junk that I've been storing for a long time when I found a box of floppy disks.
The once ubiquitous floppy disk is soon to be ejecting permanently from our lives.
EnCase makes a bootable floppy disk for use on another machine, using different system boot files that point back to the floppy disk so that small changes made to the hard drive of the machine being booted aren't made there.
LOTS of people still find the floppy disk useful for sharing files and small images.
When Jobs decoupled every storage option but a floppy from the original Apple Macintosh, it immediately stimulated a market for third-party Mac storage devices.
5-inch High Capacity Floppy Disk (HiFD) for Sony's HiFD drive.