Posted on July 19, 2021
in Computers, History
Fifty years ago, IBM introduced the first-ever floppy disk drive, the IBM 23FD, and the first floppy disks. Floppies made punched cards obsolete, and its successors ruled software distribution for the next 20 years. Here’s a look at how and why the floppy disk became an icon.
Source: From Idea to Icon: 50 Years of the Floppy Disk
Posted on June 1, 2021
It’s a crazy idea: Give your software away for free and hope that people like it enough to send you money. That was the idea behind shareware, a popular commercial software model in the 1980s and 1990s. Here’s what made it unique and successful at the time.
Source: What Is Shareware, and Why Was It So Popular in the 1990s?
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Bring wireless Android Auto connection to your car
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Grab an image or video of what you see on your computer screen, annotate, and share with anyone.
Source: Screenpresso: The Ultimate Screen Capture Tool for Windows
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The new Tesla truck design is suspiciously similar to a design shown in 1978.
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SNMP, Packet Sniffing, Flows, WMI ✦ Download the All-In Network Bandwidth Monitor PRTG for professional administration. ➤ Get your free trial now!
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The 75ft shipwreck, found 1.3 miles under the surface of the Black Sea, could shed new light on the ancient Greek tale of Odysseus tying himself to a mast to avoid being tempted by sirens.
Source: Oldest ever ‘Odysseus’ shipwreck found at the bottom of the Black Sea