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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

By July 28, 2014

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Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more

The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.

By June 17, 2014

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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

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Spock-tacular: Apple may offer a Vulcan salute emoji

Apple's emoji library could expand into the world of "Star Trek" with a Spock Vulcan salute emoji.

By April 6, 2015

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Tim Cook says Microsoft's big problem held it back

Technically Incorrect: The Apple CEO says Apple doesn't cling to legacy technology and that Microsoft did. He also says Steve Jobs changed his mind all the time.

By March 18, 2015

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Create a backup Windows 8 installer (before it's too late)

Few users remember to take this important step, which can really save the day if your computer gets hosed.

By March 23, 2015

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How Apple's embrace of the new USB points to world without wires

Apple's reliance on a single, more powerful version of the USB port in its new MacBook might alienate customers today, but analysts say the company is leading the way to future PC design.

By March 11, 2015

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Ep. 1398: Where we put it on a floppy

Every generation wags a finger at the one that comes after it, but kids these days really do have it the easiest. We'll tell you about a handful of their stories, including a site that encourages student "collaboration," a UK teenager that paid $750 for a photo of an Xbox One, and more.

By December 10, 2013

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The 404 1,398: Where we put it on a floppy (podcast)

Every generation wags a finger at the one that comes after it, but kids these days really do have it the easiest. We'll tell you about a handful of their stories, including a site that encourages student "collaboration," a UK teenager that paid $750 for a photo of an Xbox One, and more.

By December 9, 2013

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Retro-futuristic iMac concept looks like an early Apple on a diet

Take an original '80s Mac, smoosh it together with an iPad and a MacBook Air and you get a Macintosh concept desktop full of modern tech and classic looks.

By January 15, 2015