Yay, I’m back to blogging! I’ve been away for a bit, and with everything that’s going on lately, I haven’t felt like blogging much. But writing is fun, so here’s a new post about something no one wants to read about: tape drives! Tape drives have been around in one form or another since 1951. Those big spinning things in old-timey movies showing “computer rooms”? Tape drives As with hard drives, tape storage capacity has increased over time as well.