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Light Peak May Arrive In Early 2010, Maybe In New Apple Products?

Light Peak May Arrive In Early 2010, Maybe In New Apple Products?

According to a major Light Peak provider’s plans, products with the ultrafast connectivity standard may arrive as soon as early 2010. Apple helped in its development. Apple is rumoured to adopt it first. Yes, you know where this is going.

DVDs That Last For 1000 Years Might Be Overkill

DVDs That Last For 1000 Years Might Be Overkill

Problem: Optical media like DVDs eventually die. Solution, according to Barry Lunt: Actually carve data into a disc composed of magic hard “persistent” materials with a laser.