Apple plans to shove more RAM onto its new iPhone
Published in Mobiles


This one goes to XI

The fruity cargo cult Apple appears to have hired Nigel Tuffinel from Spinal Tap and decided that the next iPhone XI should go to 11 when it comes to RAM.

Dell and HP advertise Intel Optane as "memory"
Published in News


Could cause confusion among customers

It appears that both Dell and HP have been caught advertising Intel's Optane SSD as "memory", or rather precisely, together with RAM, despite the fact that Optane SSDs clearly belong with storage as an addition to the HDD.

New 4K 21.5-inch iMac has removable RAM and Kaby Lake
Published in AI


IFixit teardown reveals "flexibility" 

A new iFixit teardown has revealed that Apple's new 4K 21.5-inch iMac has both removable RAM and a Kaby Lake processor that's not soldered onto the logic board.

Samsung readies MRAM
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 13:32

Samsung readies MRAM


Fast RAM out on an electron spin

Samsung is about to apply MRAM to its system semiconductor foundry services.

Optane is in the shops
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:51

Optane is in the shops


Intel makes all sorts of speed claims

Intel has told us that its Optane memory will be available for desktops right now.

G.SKILL develops super-fast RAM
Published in Cloud
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:12

G.SKILL develops super-fast RAM


Ram maker comes up with DDR4-4333MHz 16GB


RAM maker G.SKILL has released a new DDR4-4333MHz 16GB (2x 8GB).

4GB DDR3 module prices increase
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 13:41

4GB DDR3 module prices increase


Up by nearly a third

Beancounters at DRAMeXchange have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have risen by nearly a third.

2017 is the year of 8GB RAM phones
Published in AI
Sunday, 25 December 2016 19:34

2017 is the year of 8GB RAM phones


But laptops / tablets might benefit

It looks like 2017 is going to be a year of 8GB RAM with high-end phones. Most manufacturers support 8GB with their phones and there is a clear trend to add more Random Access Memory to them. Tablets and laptops will benefit, as well.

RAM pioneer logs off
Published in News
Monday, 21 November 2016 11:39

RAM pioneer logs off


Jay Forrester was a pioneer of digital computing


The modern computing world lost another one of its key pioneers with the death of Jay Forrester who was the founder of the field of system dynamics, and a pioneer of digital computing. He was 98.

Samsung’s 8 GB micro-RAM headed for mobile
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8GB DRAM in a tiny package even if you don't need it

We should start seeing 8GB appearing as standard in flagship mobile phones soon thanks to Samsung’s new silicon that packs 8GB of DRAM in a single tiny package.