Samsung, Korean electronics giant, said that it will only be a matter of time before your computer comes without a hard drive. Samsung is planning to sell 32 gigabyte flash memory chips for laptops by 2008. The price will be between $200 and $250. Comparison to hard drive, flash memory is more expensive but it is lighter and uses 95 percent less power. Microsoft's new Origami will likely uses flash memory for data storage.
Samsung demonstrated a notebook powered by one of the new Flash memory at CeBIT. Apple also utilizes flash memory to power its iPod Nano.