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Vigorously shake a hard drive and you'll kill it. Lexar Crucial reckons that's just not a problem with Flash-based solid-state drives, and it set out to prove it... Can't see the video? Download Flash Player from Adobe.com CES 2008 on Video OpenMoko preps Linux phone prototype Microsoft demos Surface multi-touch user interface …

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Dead Vulture

So...

A device with no moving parts is more resistant to being shaken than a device with moving parts? Wow!

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Paris Hilton

hmmm...

Given the title I was expecting to see another type of vibration production equipment and host of busty maidens, sorry technicians, to demonstrate...

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Dead Vulture

so when does he change his name to ...`

... "Captain Obvious"??

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Almost totally.......

......underwhelmed

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Unhappy

He forgot

to mention that any hard work will kill the drive as its can only write to each block a limited amount of times...

sorry did I say hard work, when i realy mean Windows obsession with page file will kill it.

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Windows paging?

I seem to remember that Linux is worse than windows for writing to a page file, hence the guide for ubuntu to cut down on page writes when using the eepc

Dave

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re: he forgot

I beleve they have solved that problem or at least migated it I rewmber them saying they had incresed the limite up a factor of 100 they must of overwise they would not consider selling the product

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