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.
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.
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.
Fast RAM out on an electron spin
Samsung is about to apply MRAM to its system semiconductor foundry services.
Intel makes all sorts of speed claims
Intel has told us that its Optane memory will be available for desktops right now.
Ram maker comes up with DDR4-4333MHz 16GB
RAM maker G.SKILL has released a new DDR4-4333MHz 16GB (2x 8GB).
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.
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.
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.
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.