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This is just an announcement of the finalization of the spec - you can't quite buy one yet. (Read the complete story)

"Geez. I can still remember when I was able to get a PC that had a HUGE 10mb HD. I can't wrap my head around the concept of TB."
(Joey1058 8/6/2009 6:24:18 PM)
"No kidding. I used an Apple Lisa in 1983 that had the first hard drive I ever seen. Five megabytes. Five thousand dollars."
(Bill Christensen 8/6/2009 6:52:51 PM)
"The fact that these devices are now being planned, and their standards set, makes me wonder when the first implanted iPods are going to be sold. This device, which will store every bit of music you need for your entire life, will be implanted just behind your ear, along with bone conduction speakers.

How about calling them "imPods"?"
(Bill Christensen 8/6/2009 6:55:20 PM)

"When the first little flash drives came out, I told everyone I knew that it wouldn't be too long til we didn't have to have hard drives any longer. This is very cool... I remember my father bringing home an old Bernoulli (spelling?) drive with the big giant cartridges (pre- 5.5inch floppy drive era) for his home computer to do work... I also remember having a drive that took regular cassette tapes for our Atari (I believe it was Atari) computer.. Moore's law consistently proves itself over and over. :)"
(MetyalMINIMayhem 8/7/2009 5:59:26 AM)
"I do remember the bernoulli drive. It was basically a plug-in hard drive; the big cartridge had maybe 10 megs of storage. It was a big deal in those days; I remember doing dBase III programming for a company that ran malls; they needed a program to determine utility billing. It was hellaciously complicated. As I recall, my first computer, the venerable Apple II+, used a tape drive - that's cassette tape! - to load and save programs."
(Bill Christensen 8/7/2009 6:38:24 AM)
"While it's true that way back then, most comupters were huge but not all. The Epson HX-20 is a classic example of an 80s laptop, sized like a modern UMPC. Fancy versions had a mini-cassete drive which could also play audio! laptops like iy were populatr with reporters who could use it to type up an interview or play some Cindy Lauper. Here's an awesome add for one: "
(Yossi preminger 8/7/2009 7:54:34 AM)
"I need a computer smart enough to whack on the head when I post something without spell checking."
(Yossi Preminger 8/7/2009 8:18:52 AM)
"Firefox has a built in spell checker. Right click on any field you type in and select the Check Spelling option. It will underline any incorrect words and makes us sound smarter than we really are!"
(Brandon 8/7/2009 9:41:16 AM)
"If it's from Sony I wonder if it will come with a rootkit virus too? They seem to like sharing them with their customers. If sony are doing it others will too. I will wait for someone else to bring it out."
(RealityBites 8/7/2009 4:04:03 PM)
"Now where is my brain slot, so I can remember all those math problems and balance my checkbook?"
(Chris 8/10/2009 7:45:20 AM)
"Chris - can't wait for that 'microsoft' - as William Gibson called it in Neuromancer' - I see."
(Bill Christensen 8/10/2009 10:00:43 AM)

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