The PowerBook Sudden Motion Sensor

Amit Singh has written an in-depth analysis of the new Sudden Motion Sensors in the latest line-up of PowerBooks. It’s the motion-detection circuit that’s designed to raise the head of your hard disk if it detects that the machine has been dropped. At the end of the piece, Singh mentions that he’s been working for the past year on an in-depth technical book on Mac OS X’s architecture; considering the quality of his “What Is Mac OS X”, it could be a great book. (Via

Thursday, 3 March 2005