Sony Kills The Floppy Disk

That's right you can still buy floppy disks... who knew? In fact Sony managed to ship 8.5 million of the things last year, so there must be some people out there who have an investment in aging technology so great that they can't afford to pull the plug.

Not Sony though, having seen sales fall from 47 million at the turn of the millenium they've decided the writing is on the wall and halted manufacture of the mostly pointless storage devices...