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.
The composer, YouTube user bd594, says what you hear is 100% pure, straight from the machines themselves—no effects or sampling were used. In the case of the Scanjet, the "vocals" were recorded in four separate parts using the one machine.
This hand-sewn floppy disk coaster set will put you back $28 for stain-free coffee-table goodness for the neat-freak nerd. Available in five colors, it'll also make you reminisce for the times you sat there for forty minutes, inserting floppy disk after floppy disk to install Microsoft Office 6.0. At least you won't…
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…