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Hybrid Technology To Speed Laptop Start-up


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#1 KoanYorel

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 01:01 PM

"SAN JOSE, Calif. Patience may be a virtue, but when it comes to getting faster boot-up times for computers, no one will complain. That's why a new industry alliance is promoting a hybrid technology to speed the start-up process for laptops."

By MAY WONG AP Technology Writer
2007 The Associated Press
Jan. 3, 2007, 11:18PM

"...Five leading hardware makers have come together to push for a new storage component that incorporates NAND flash memory onto a computer's hard drive.

NAND flash is a type of memory commonly used in MP3 players and digital cameras...

In addition to boosting a computer's ability to access stored data, the so-called hybrid hard drive also would prolong a laptop's battery life...."

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