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Buying Memory/RAM: What to Know

Buying Memory/RAM: What to Know

There are multiple factors to take into consideration when buying RAM: type of RAM, RAM capacity, and RAM Frequency. If all of this is confusing to you, we’ll clarify it for you in this article.

Ways to Make Google Chrome Run Faster in Windows

Ways to Make Google Chrome Run Faster in Windows

In many forums, I’ve seen people complain about how Google Chrome is starting to really stink after a while of using the program. They report that the program works kind of quickly at first, but starts acting sluggishly after heavy usage. Considering that Google Chrome is the first browser ever to open a new tab […]

Examining the Memory Hogs of iOS

Examining the Memory Hogs of iOS

The worst thing about the iPhone and iPad also happens to be the best thing. They do too much. It’s easy to assimilate them into our lives, and before long they become indispensable. But, soon we have our whole lives on these devices and they become overloaded. How do we manage the memory? I’ve been […]

How to Prevent Windows 7 From Using So Much Memory

How to Prevent Windows 7 From Using So Much Memory

Picture this: You have a computer with two gigabytes of physical memory, you turn it on, and just after Windows 7 finishes loading, it’s already using about half of all that memory when you look into your task manager (hold “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” on your keyboard to access it quickly). Even if it […]

How to Increase the Memory Limit for 32-bit Applications in Windows 64-bit OS

How to Increase the Memory Limit for 32-bit Applications in Windows 64-bit OS

Most of us are now probably using a 64-bit Microsoft Operating System like Windows 7 x64 or Windows Vista x64, which allows the computer to address more than 3GB of RAM. Did you know, however, that any 32-bit applications you run are still limited to making use of only 2GB of RAM? This includes many […]

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

Apples newest operating system, OS X Lion is expected to come some time in July. Just to tantalize us, Apple has not released a specific date, and that means that you should be ready to go at any time if you want to be the first one in your social circle to have the new […]

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

Most of us tend to overlook this, but it is very important to control the resource usage of your applications. When an application misbehaved, it can cause other programs to work erratically. If your system runs out of CPU or memory, the programs has to stop until those resources become available. Since the first version […]

Test Your Flaky Computer’s RAM with Windows Memory Diagnostic

Test Your Flaky Computer’s RAM with Windows Memory Diagnostic

This is a guest post by Keith The flaky PC (as it is often referred) is a computer which acts normally most of the time, but occasionally quits active programs, delivers obscure error messages, or restarts entirely. So, what causes flaky PC syndrome? Although there is no single answer, one of the most common causes […]

4 Useful Extensions to Improve Firefox Memory Usage

4 Useful Extensions to Improve Firefox Memory Usage

It is a known fact that Firefox is a memory monster. It consumes your memory like there is no tomorrow. Load up a few tabs and it starts to slow down (or even crash). This is also the main reason why many people are ditching Firefox for Google Chrome. If you are bothered by this […]