Source: http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=32427UNBEATLES FIRM Apple is expected to show off a new "ultra-portable PC" based around flash memory, small bits and bobs and some coloured plastic, at the January Macworld trade show in San Francisco.
The plan has been revealed by UBS Investment Research analyst Ben Reitzes who thinks he has managed to discover that Apple is working on ultra-portable PCs and notebooks equipped with NAND flash memory in order to speed up boot times.
According to Appleinsider, Apple's new chum, Intel plans to make the NAND flash drives and the idea is also being looked at by Microsoft.
Apparently, Apple thinks that its new portables could be the next iPod.
Reitzes adds that they should do quite well in the education sector, which is an Apple stronghold, he says. It's not here, though. Maybe where he lives