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Sir Apfelot Blog

13 April 2022

Shared memory and unified memory: differences, advantages and disadvantages

A so-called main memory is used when individual hardware components in a computer, smartphone, tablet or other device work together with processors and other components. This main memory, sometimes also main memory or RAM (Random Access Memory) […]
14 January 2021
The Usage app could be used to check that almost 30% RAM was free.

Tip: Clear the RAM of the iPhone and iPad in 5 seconds

There are people (including my children) who think that you have to swipe up all the apps in the app switcher every few hours so that the iPhone uses less power. The idea prevails that [...]
25 February 2019

iMac Retina 5K 2017 upgrade memory (RAM) - with video instructions

A reader recently asked me which Apple iMac I would currently recommend to buy. My recommendation is the Apple iMac 5K with Retina display and Fusion Drive from 2017. However, you can find this at the [...]
26 November 2018

Instructions: Upgrade Mac Mini 2018 RAM (with video)

Are you planning to buy a Mac Mini 2018, but don't want to pay too much for a lot of RAM, but rather upgrade it yourself? This is quite possible with the right tools and a little tact! [...]
9 July 2015
2x 8 GB RAM from Crucial

Instructions with video: How to upgrade the RAM on the iMac 5K Retina yourself

Do you want to expand the RAM for your iMac cheaply? This is a good decision that you probably made at the checkout. Because more memory and more powerful components make a big difference in the Apple Store, [...]
12 September 2014
iPhone 6

My iPhone 6 choice: without plus and with 128 GB

I have to admit, I can always look forward to large screens. But when he's on a smartphone, I usually think smaller is better. The screen diagonal of the iPhone 5 was actually good for me [...]
28 October 2013
Samsung DDR4 SDRAM

DDR4 RAM: New RAM is on the way

When recommending how much RAM you should give your computer, you can really only say: the more, the better. Why this? Because the main memory is crucial when it comes to using several programs at the same time. [...]