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Adobe Releases First Flash Player 11.3 Beta For Mac OS X

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The Flash Player 11.3 beta brings improved support for the Mac App Store, support for older graphics cards, and more.

Installing Flash Player on a Mac is a surefire way to ensuring all of your processing power and RAM is maxed out on a frequent basis. Whether you’re watching a video on YouTube or playing a simple puzzle game, the second Flash begins to load your system becomes an unstable mess.

Unfortunately, a lot of sites still insist on using Flash content, so you’re forced to install it or put up with a half-baked worldwide web. But it’s good to know Adobe is still hard at work on improving the experience. The company has just released the first Flash Player 11.3 beta for Mac OS X, which features all sorts of enhancements and tweaks.

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New Apple TV Doubles RAM And Sticks With 8GB Storage

New Apple TV Doubles RAM And Sticks With 8GB Storage

This is what we like to see: Geeks ripping open their own gear and posting the photos to prove it

The new Apple TV has been opened up to reveal the same old 8GB of storage, along with 512MB RAM — double that of the previous generation Apple TV. XBMC forum member aicjofs got bored one day and decided to rip open his own Apple TV to see what was inside — a nerd after our own hearts.

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Early Benchmark Tests For New iPad Confirm 1GB Of RAM, Same 1GHz Processor Speed

Early Benchmark Tests For New iPad Confirm 1GB Of RAM, Same 1GHz Processor Speed

Apple's new iPad has double the RAM of its predecessor.

Early benchmark tests conducted on Apple’s new iPad have confirmed that the third-generation tablet is the first iOS device to get 1GB of RAM, double the amount packed into its predecessor. Its new A5X processor, however, clocks in at the same speed as the A5 chip.

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iOS Hacker Confirms iPad 3 Will Get 1GB Of RAM

iOS Hacker Confirms iPad 3 Will Get 1GB Of RAM

We’re now just hours away from Apple’s iPad 3 — or iPad HD — unveiling, which looks set to become the Cupertino company’s first iOS device to boast 1GB of RAM. Chronic, the iOS hacker behind the Chronic Dev Team, has confirmed that Apple’s third-generation tablet will get double the RAM of its predecessor.

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Keep That Spinning Beach Ball Deflated With FreeMemory [Daily Freebie]

Keep That Spinning Beach Ball Deflated With FreeMemory [Daily Freebie]

Yeah, that spinning beach ball looks all happy and fun, but the diabolical critter’ll make your system slower than the line at the central Los Angeles DMV on a late Friday afternoon. Not to worry — FreeMemory is here to help.

No, the free app won’t kick the little swine out to sea — but at least it’ll let you deflate it somewhat by keeping close tabs on the status of your RAM.

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Diagnosing Mac Software Memory Leaks Can Be Difficult [Ask MacRx]

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Sometimes explaining the problem with your computer isn’t easy, particularly when you’re not sure of the correct technical term used to describe an issue. It took some back and forth to assess this reader’s problem about RAM usage and availability – but I got to enjoy the affectation of “Sir” during the discussion!

Hello Sir Adam,

Hope all is well. I am in desperate need of your help. Im currently living in the TURKS AND CAICOS ISLAND and unfortunately there are no apple shop here. my problem is that since yesterday the memory (which is by the way 8 GB) keeps on falling down. I have a MBP early 2011 i7 model and just acquired it last Aug 4. Ive spent hard earned money on this one. thats why im very disappointed that as early as 5 months i have this problem. would you kindly give advice on how i can do something about this?

TJ

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Apple Website Leak Strengthens Rumors of Imminent MacBook Pro Refresh

Apple Website Leak Strengthens Rumors of Imminent MacBook Pro RefreshFollowing recent rumors that claim a refresh to Apple’s MacBook Pro lineup is imminent, I’m sure many of you are eagerly awaiting the new models before you go out and purchase a shiny new notebook. You may not have much longer to wait, according to Apple’s own website, which hints the new models are just weeks away.

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iPhone 4S is 68% Faster Than the iPhone 4 According to First Benchmarks

iPhone 4S is 68% Faster Than the iPhone 4 According to First Benchmarks

The first GeekBench benchmarks for Apple’s new iPhone 4S prove that dual-core A5 processor makes this baby a super speedy smartphone. Thought your iPhone 4 was quick? The new iPhone is about 68% quicker!

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Apple’s New iPhone (Almost)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Apple’s New iPhone (Almost)

We’re all dying to know what we can expect from Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone. For months we’ve been speculating on what it will look like, what kind of features it will boast, and when it will be available. However, a new report could tell you all almost everything you ever wanted to know about Apple’s new iPhone — including its new internals, and an iOS feature that will debut on the fifth-generation device.

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Not Enough RAM In Your New Mac Mini? OWC Will Give You 16GB for $1,400

Not Enough RAM In Your New Mac Mini? OWC Will Give You 16GB for $1,400

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Apple’s latest line of Mac mini compact desktops offer some pretty impressive specifications. What with those latest Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and the opportunity to grab a solid-state drive with a custom build, you can get a super speedy mini if you have the money.

One thing you can’t get for your new machine, no matter have much money you have, is 16GB of RAM… at least not from Apple.

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