When I was little, I was a huge Sega fanboy. Sure Mario is great and all, but Sonic was where it was at. Looking back, I'm not sure the gameplay holds up that well but you can't deny there were some great tunes. And this is one of them, and even better on floppies.
British artist Nick Gentry's paintings give long-forgotten floppy disks a new lease on life. They're still storage media, just in a much more literal sense.
I can't think of a more old school, geeky tribute to Queen than a band comprised of an Atari 800XL, 8-inch floppy disk, 3.5-in hard drive and HP Scanjet 3C. If only it sounded better.
Designed by Greek geeks-at-heart Supermandolini, these floppy coasters are cute things to stick beneath your drinks. Measuring 3.5" square, a set of six will cost you $41 and make you wish you were still licking your brother at Asteroids all over again. [SuperMandolini]
Just as burning a girlfriend a CD will never be as romantic as making her a mix tape, so too will sharing pirated software prove a heartfelt disappointment on anything but floppy. So one (genius?) designer has made CD-Rs that look like 3.5" floppies. At $8 apiece (for 200MB) in packs of 4, they aren't the best bang…