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MOVING TO THE MICROFLOPPY
Following competitors Apple Computer, Hewlett-Packard Co., Toshiba Corp., and others, IBM has endorsed 3-1/2-inch microfloppy-disk drives in its new computers. All Personal System/2 micros can read and write 720K micro-floppy disks, and all except the model 30 can also read and write 1.44-megabyte disks (formatted).
The 3-1/2-inch drives not only save space, they use more durable, hard-plastic-encased media that's easy and safe to transport. You can even put a stamp on one and send it through the mail.
Customers working with the new IBM computers must be sure they format their microfloppy media properly; that is, the …