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Memory Diag review: Keep an eye on your Mac's RAM

In your Mac's menu bar, Memory Diag puts vital information about memory usage.

Do you have bad RAM? How to find it and how to fix it

Sadly, memory modules can sometimes go bad, causing your Mac to display a variety of perplexing symptoms. Here's how to recognize and solve the problem.

Dousing rumors: Inferno at Hynix factory won't spark high-priced RAMpocalypse

The rumors and speculation came fast and furious after a Hynix production facility was engulfed in flame, but the damage wasn't really all that bad.

on pcworld.com

Fire-hit SK Hynix DRAM plant in China to resume operations soon

A fire at a SK Hynix memory chip plant in Wuxi, China will have no impact on the company's DRAM production, the company said on Thursday, adding that the factory will resume operations soon.

on pcworld.com

Toshiba takes step toward 3D flash memory chips

This new type of memory chip being developed by Toshiba could provide vastly greater capacity at a lower cost for digital gadgets such as cameras, smartphones and tablets.

on techhive.com

Four ways OS X Mavericks will save your MacBook's battery

Big under-the-hood changes are coming to OS X's ability to extend a Mac's battery life. Here's a quick look at how they work.

When applications consume too much RAM

Your Mac throws up an error that you've run out of application memory. Chris Breen shows you how to troubleshoot this issue.

Apple slashes memory chip order to Samsung

Apple has reportedly reduced its memory chip orders from Samsung for the forthcoming iPhone 5, as part of a move to diversify its lines of supply and reduce its reliance on the Korean company.

Micron's DRAM buyout makes it a key Apple supplier

Micron bought Elpida Memory for a song, according to one industry analyst, and in doing so it not only becomes a tier-one DRAM player, but a leader in the mobile space as a supplier to leading smartphone and tablet makers.

Price of DRAM plunges to all-time low of around $1

Prices of DDR3 DRAM memory used in laptops and desktops have dipped to an all-time low of around $1, and will continue to fall, which could help PC makers pack more memory into computers, according to analysts.