“Currently, I own two Macs. My main computer is a 27-inch iMac; my backup computer is a 12-inch MacBook,” Dennis Sellers writes for Apple World Today. “Perhaps by 2018, I’ll own just one Mac: a MacBook Pro with a 10TB flash drive.”
“That’s not as ridiculous as it sounds,” Seller explains. “Announcements from Micron and Intel about new 3D NAND flash advancements hint that upcoming Macs can be equipped with greater-than-10TB solid-state drives.”
“The new 3D NAND technology stacks flash cells vertically in 32 layers to achieve 256GB multilevel cell (MLC) and 384GB triple-level cell (TLC) die that fit within a standard package,” Seller writes. “These capacities can enable gum stick-sized SSDs. For a standard 2.5-inch drive that means up to 10TB of space.”
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MacDailyNews Take: One portable Mac (or “MacPad”) with a large Retina display for your desk at home. Easy-peasy!