“Your friend the traditional hard drive may be undergoing changes soon. No, we’re not talking about the threat that flash storage poses to the dominant storage medium, though that’s an emerging player on the scene. No, our favorite plattered friend may be reorienting itself in a literal sense. Perpendicular storage is coming to a computer near you, perhaps sooner than you think. What is it? We’ll break it down for you as Seagate comes to market with the first fruits of a promising technology.” Update: People, you just got to watch the flash animation… It’s… Really, just go see it.