Geeky gadgets: Turn a floppy disk into a USB flash drive

On November 15, 2010, in Gadgets, Geeky, by Mike Jefferson

In the earlier days of computers, 5.25-inch and 3.5-inch floppy disks were only way of transferring data since there were no CDs, DVDs, and USB devices for file transfer. It seems that floppy disks are returning as a medium for file transferring, at least as mods.

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I never imagined someone would create anything like this. This us a Floppy design CD-R disc, though it looks like our standard retro 3.5″ floppy, it actually is a CD-R which can fit nicely into your drive.

Since it’s square, it won’t be able to hold the standard CD-R amount of memory capacity, but 200MB is still 138 times more than the original floppy!

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