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Fall 2007


Remember how great 3 1/2 inch disks were? They held far more files than those paper thin 5 1/4 disks and came in bright plastic colors, to boot. In 2007, though, the poor floppy disk is completely obsolete. They are too small and too fragile. The floppy disk replacement is going to have to offer a lot more than mere storage to compete with e-mail and network drives. Are USB flash drives up to the task?