It's finally time to say farewell to the 3.5" floppy disk

Remember floppy disks? I wager there's a good chance that many of us haven't even touched one in years, unless you work in an IT field where they are still useful as a workaround for booting trouble.

Well, whether you're still using them, simply have "fond" memories of how you used to need a dozen of them to install a program, or you're scratching your head and have no idea what the heck a floppy disk is, it's time to say goodbye. Sony is officially putting the 3.5-inch floppy disk it introduced back in 1981 to rest next year, marking 30 years of the floppy as a format. Come March, 2011, the company won't be producing them anymore.

Somehow we don't imagine we'll see people crying out like they did when Polaroid film was discontinued.

Via NY Daily News and Kotaku

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