The PowerBook Sudden Motion Sensor
"Apple added a feature called Sudden Motion Sensor (SMS) to the PowerBook line in early 2005. The sensor attempts t prevent data loss by parking the heads of an active disk drive after detecting a "sudden motion", which could be due t strong vibrations or a fall"
(Submitted by Noel Thu Mar 24, 2005 )
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