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Old 09-13-2006, 08:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/2006...pcworld/127104

It's amazing how far we've come.
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Old 09-15-2006, 07:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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my god thats a lot of reading, AND **** FIFTEY YEARS?!?! **** MAN, thats a long time...lemme count...28 "harddrives" in my house...i never realized that a cellphone has some relation to those 24in disks that sound like aircraft.well neways, wow, thats insane. i cant wait till 09' when i will be out of schoo to get a job, just to buy the most recent and current, and be seeing the crap that we are using now as way obsolete, and psp/gameboy will be obsolete, (**** maybe even those weird cool eyeglass computers u see in futuristic movies) we have that tech today neways(forget who did it, its about 250$ and its a pair of eyeglasses that look like spy sunglasses(the company, u no the one with the cross) and they have the capability of displaying 1024*768 thats clear and sharp, yet u can still see thru it.
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sweet i graduate HS in 09 aswell (i guess you mean HS)
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I found an old as 300MB drive downstairs in my house
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I'm currently using a 2GB in my system from 1998.
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It's only ten days old, it was still on the front page...
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My teacher was talking about hdds and storage devices today. He said there are some with no mechanical components but I forgot what he said (hes my electronics teacher). Anyone know what its called? Something with phase or state in it or something..maybe not..
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Old 09-26-2006, 02:20 AM   #8 (permalink)
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solid state?

i belive that is USB stick memory type drives.
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oh yeah thats what he was talking about. Thanks.
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Solid State RAM, non-volitile RAM, basically it is a hard drive without the disks, routers use them.
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