This is the iPad story repeated. The earlier attempt in using flash-only laptops has been too expensive and too slow, and not unified with services and apps.
Will Apple take home a victory more here?
A post from CNET News.com has the story. Here is a part:
Apple’s new Air
is the first flash-only MacBook. So, how does it stack up against the handful of laptop lines out there that offer only solid-state drives?
Well, it’s actually not a very pretty picture for other laptop lines based on flash memory only, or more commonly referred to as solid-state drives (SSDs). A few previously prominent laptops have either been phased out or are languishing.