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The technical section where I might bemuse older tech that I discovered in boxes or new things that are worth blogging about.

Zipping It Up with my Iomega Drive

I recently updated my computer and when I was in the middle of the process I felt that it was also time to look through all of the drawers and see what other technological devices I might have lying around unused for whatever reason.  The initial reason for the dig was based on my being able to return a number of old tech things to Dell for proper recycling as opposed to garbage.  Here was one of the things I found, my almost two decade old Iomega Zip Drive.  Though it came out in 1994, I didn’t have access to one of them until around 1996 when one of the firms I worked for used them for training demos.  After using it to do some tutorials I knew I had to have one for my home and all the massive amounts of files I could now easily save.

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Front View of the Zip Drive

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