Up until now both tablet makers and end users have been satisfied with NAND Flash storage for their slates, but hard disk companies want to change that. In fact, Seagate wants to downright start a revolution with its new ultrathin hard disks. The company believes its thin and light solutions may be a sufficient enough...

Media tablets use NAND Flash memory chips as storage almost exclusively, owing to their thin form factor and the fact that they are often jostled around by users. In fact, most premium models use custom designed embedded chips instead of regular SSDs. Only special tablets and industrial devices that do not need to be...