Apple working on Flash notebook

by admin March 9, 2007 at 11:01 am

Rumoured laptop will eschew hard drive in favour of Flash chips

Apple is looking to develop a laptop that eschews conventional hard drives in favour of Flash memory, according to an analyst.

Shaw Wu, of American Technology Research, said that “Apple would like to introduce the product in the second half [of 2007] to further capitalise on its strong MacBook growth”, according to media reports.

The new ultra-mobile device could be classified as a “sub-notebook”, and would use Flash memory chips for storage and a stripped-down version of Mac OS X similar to the iPhone’s, according to Wu.

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