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Tag: Floppy Disk

Giant 3.5″ Floppy Disk Table Could Store a Bunch of Flash Drives

Giant 3.5″ Floppy Disk Table Could Store a Bunch of Flash Drives
After you’ve grown tired of your Nintendo controller and VHS tape coffee tables, what’s next? Well if you’re moving your way through the evolution of consumer electronics, then your next move might be this 3.5″ floppy…
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Floppy Disk Lampshade: What Drunk Geeks Wear on Their Heads

Floppy Disk Lampshade: What Drunk Geeks Wear on Their Heads
Have a bunch of old 3.5″ floppy disks lying around? If you still have some left over after converting them into paintings or handbags, you might want to redecorate your room with a floppy disk lampshade.…
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DIY Star Wars Toys from Old 3.5″ Disks: The Floppy Strikes Back

DIY Star Wars Toys from Old 3.5″ Disks: The Floppy Strikes Back
Got some old floppy disks lying around? How about a little spare time? Are you a Star Wars fan? If you answered yes to all three of those questions, here’s the perfect project for you –…
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Floppy Disk Coasters Made from Wood, Not Floppies

Floppy Disk Coasters Made from Wood, Not Floppies
Even back in the day I’d sometimes use an old floppy disk as a coaster for my can of soda, but it’s not like it was particularly good at absorbing moisture. These coasters are modeled after…
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Floppy Disk iPad Case Has Massive Capacity

Floppy Disk iPad Case Has Massive Capacity
If you’re looking for a fun way to dress up your iPad while protecting it, look no further than this slipper case designed to look like a giant 3.5-inch floppy disk.…
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5-1/4″ Floppy Disk Wall Sconce: Storage at the Speed of Light

5-1/4″ Floppy Disk Wall Sconce: Storage at the Speed of Light
Celebrate old school computing with this awesomely geeky wall sconce, made in the shape of an old 5-1/4″ floppy disk. Man, I haven’t used one of those in years – and I can’t say I miss…
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HxC SD Card Drive Emulates 3.5″ Floppy Disks

HxC SD Card Drive Emulates 3.5″ Floppy Disks
If you ever wanted a better way to get tons of data onto an old gadget that used floppy drives, I might just have the trick. This nifty little gadget replaces old 3.5″ floppy drives with…
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LEGO Mindstorms Rig Copies Floppies

LEGO Mindstorms Rig Copies Floppies
Eli Carter’s grandfather was an accomplished nerd – he worked on software that was used on fighter aircraft, on the Apollo missions and even wrote the first software that could operate a nuclear reactor. When his…
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Phantom of the Floppera: Floppy Music x4

Phantom of the Floppera: Floppy Music x4
We’ve heard floppy drive music hacks before, but never on this grand of a scale. By wiring a few floppy drives to a  microcontroller, YouTuber FunToTheHead cranked out this beautifully musical floppy drive hack.…
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The USB Floppy Disk

The USB Floppy Disk
A while back, I told you guys about some CD-R disks that look like old 3.5″ floppies. In the story, I said that I’d much rather have a 3.5″ floppy USB drive, and Technabob reader Charles…
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Floppy Disk Sticky Notes

Floppy Disk Sticky Notes
I remember my first 3.5-inch disk. It was a copy of MacPaint on the original Mac 128k, and it was so amazing compared to the 5.25 and 8-inch floppies of my youth. Eventually, I had boxes…
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Floppy Disk Fridge Magnets: Ironic, Ain’T They?

Floppy Disk Fridge Magnets: Ironic, Ain’T They?
When I first saw these floppy disk refrigerator magnets, I thought they looked kind of clever. Then I thought about the simple fact that they would never be able to hold any data, thanks to their…
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Save Your Dreams in the Floppy Disk Pillow

Save Your Dreams in the Floppy Disk Pillow
Twice the size of an actual 3½ diskette, the pillow’s smiling face and familiar form will have you waxing nostalgic in no time at all. That is if you’re old enough to have used floppy disks.…
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Nick Gentry’s Floppy Disk Paintings Offer Recycled Memories

Nick Gentry’s Floppy Disk Paintings Offer Recycled Memories
Even though you don’t want to admit it, you probably still got a stash of floppy disks hidden around somewhere, just like you probably have a stash of cassette tapes hidden in a pile of old…
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3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Change Purse Holds Coins, Not Data

3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Change Purse Holds Coins, Not Data
Next time you’re standing in line at the checkout getting ready to pay for your Pop Tarts and Red Bull, why not pony up your pennies in retro-geek style. These handmade 3.5-inch floppy coin purses by…
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3.5-Inch Floppy Disks Get New Life as Jacob’S Ladder Toy

3.5-Inch Floppy Disks Get New Life as Jacob’S Ladder Toy
Remember those wooden Jacob’s Ladder toys you played with when you were a kid? You know, the kind where you flip the top block over, and then all of the other clacky blocks flip over on…
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