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Nano to accelerate interest in flash-drive storage

updated 02:40 pm EDT, Fri September 16, 2005

Nano, flash storage

A report issued today suggests that the in the flash storage market using Apple's promotional muscle. According to one analyst from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, this could mean the end of traditional hard disk storage. Believed to be one of Apple's most intelligent products, the report cites the Nano's storage capacity with research suggesting that most music lovers keep no more than 375 songs on their players. However, the recent development of a flash chip harboring 32GB of storage -- and chips with four times that capacity on the way -- suggests that "flash's potential seems limitless; all it needs now is promotion." Should the iPod nano succeed, driven to shelves by Apple's massive marketing capabilities, then "the ubiquitous, spinning, crash-prone hard disk drive is well on its way to a museum shelf."




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