The reason people are so pumped about solid-state hard drives right now is because they're super-speedy. But if you think your SSD is fast, just wait until a new breed of laser-based hard drives comes to market.
Copyright is meant to protect intellectual property, but the very nature of what can be copyrighted is being called into question. Is porn actually copyrightable or are the smut barons who are going after file sharers barking up the wrong tree?
Good news for anyone looking to buying a hard drive or computer in the next year or so -- Western Digital has partially restored production at one of its manufacturing plants in Thailand, and expects to have all the water pumped out of a second within 10 days.