Back in April we were sad to bid farewell to the Floppy Disk as the optical disks killed the old magnetic diskettes. Well it seems that history is going to repeat itself with probably USB flash drives now killing optical disks. While CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays are here to stay for a while at least, it’s been ages since I last used an optical disk in my notebook.
MG Siegler at TechCrunch believes that “Apple put the wheels in motion to kill the CD with the launch of the iTunes Music Store seven and a half years ago.” Today, they kicked off their final assault with the announcements of Mac App Store and supplying zero optical disks with the MacBook Air.
Check out the full article here.