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The iPad -- due to go on sale in the US on April 3 -- may create tight supply of NAND flash and delay the transition to solid-state drives (SSD) in PCs, according to sources from hard drive makers.
As reported by "DigiTimes" (http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20100304PD218.html), has a chance of making its recently-announced iPad product a significant market for NAND flash memory in 2010. Apple consumes almost one-third of total NAND flash output, and could tighten supply again with the potential success of the iPad, the sources told "DigiTimes."