Yesterday, we had floppy disk posters, before Christmas we had floppy disk gift tags, today we’ve got floppy disk CD-Rs. Evidently the humble 3.5″ floppy, subject of much mockery in the school playground, is now the coolest kid on the block.
Sure, they only hold 200MB of data (though that’s 13789% more than the originals) and they’re a little on the expensive side – at $10 (£7) a CD, but you can’t put a price on retro-cool, right? Right? What do you mean “28p and a blackjack”?
Designboom (via Technabob)
A new Blu-ray optical drive has been announced from Philips and Lite-On Digital Solutions, the excitingly-named DX-401S.
Launching in April, the read-only disc drive can read all DVD+/-R(W), CD-R(W) and Blu-ray discs, with single layer speeds…