The Motley Foolis Seth Jayson speculates that Apple may want some of its recently-secured hoard of NAND flash for use in "instant-on" computers that employ the chips in place of traditional RAM. Because NAND flash can hold its contents even when a device is shut off, the computer could always retain its operating system in its memory. Intel, which is one of the suppliers in Appleis big flash purchase, has already shown off such technology.
Recent News See All »
- Meijer, the CurrenctC/MCX Member Who Refuses to Block Apple Pay
- CES Rebrands iLounge Pavilion as iProducts, Hopes to Attract Macworld Expo Exhibitors
- Apple Reverses PCalc Decision; App and Widget Can Stay
- Microsoft Joins the Fitness Tracking Game with Fitness Band
- Apple: Widgets Can’t Calculate, Orders Featured Calculator Widget Removed