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Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Way back in 1985, famous pop artist Andy Warhol created a set of digital paintings using a Commodore Amiga computer. Those fascinating files have now been recovered.

By April 24, 2014


The end of software ownership--and why to smile

A recent ruling, while called "a major blow" to consumer rights, reflects an increasingly popular media market shift from physical to digital and from owning to renting, argues Stanford Law fellow Larry Downes.

By September 20, 2010


Floppy diskettes reborn in fashion

Recycled and turned into flowers, floppy diskettes find a new home on a bracelet.

By August 1, 2008


Mac at 25: Readers reminisce

CNET readers write about their most vivid memories of the groundbreaking Macintosh.

By January 22, 2009


Barbells for audiophiles

Someone finds yet another new use for old CDs.

By August 21, 2008


New TV show: Temptation gadget island

Playboy TV's Gadget or the Girl will make contestants choose between a weekend getaway with a girl of his choice or a surprise high-tech toy.

By August 11, 2008


This chic gives geeks a bad name

Neglected diskettes make an unfashionable comeback.

By November 15, 2006


Troubleshooting Mac OS X 10.3.x: G5 Up-to-date CDs may not be "downgradable"; more

Troubleshooting Mac OS X 10.3.x: G5 Up-to-date CDs may not be "downgradable"; more

By January 6, 2004


Desktop to go where Migo goes

A new USB-based flash memory device promises to capture a broad range of data from a computer user's PC and replicate that "personal desktop" on any other compatible Windows-based computer.

By September 22, 2003