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Micron CEO dies in experimental airplane crash

Micron CEO dies in experimental airplane crash

Micron Chairman and CEO Steve Appleton died from a small airplane crash this morning. Appleton has long been a stunt plane pilot and was flying a single-engine experimental aircraft solo before it crashed at the Boise airport. This wasn't the first time Appleton had crashed but it is his last. He was 51 years old.

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Too many memory chips, too few buyers

Too many memory chips, too few buyers

In an already wounded market, those in the business for Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) chips are experiencing more downfalls after research done by IHS iSupply. According to the research, DRAM chips, which are used in products such as personal computers and video game systems, is in a state of oversupply. This has put memory suppliers in a bad state.

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Rambus claims rejected by US court, Hynix and Micron throw party

Rambus claims rejected by US court, Hynix and Micron throw party

I had honestly forgotten all about this legal case that has been running since 2004. Back in 2004, Rambus filed suit claiming that DRAM firms Hynix and Micron conspired to prevent the adoption of the Rambus memory in computer systems. Rambus sued the other companies for $4 billion. That $4 billion could have turned into $12 billion with California treble damages.

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Corsair launches new quad channel DRAM kits for Intel LGA-2011 PCs

Corsair launches new quad channel DRAM kits for Intel LGA-2011 PCs

Corsair has announced that it has a new family of RAM for geeks that are adopting the new Intel family of processors like that Core i7-3960x Extreme we mentioned this morning. The new RAM comes in several kit sizes and is made for the socket LGA-2011 processors. Some of the new RAM kits are made from screened RAM and use the Corsair DHX+ heatsink tech.

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Corsair announces 32GB 1866MHz RAM kit

Corsair announces 32GB 1866MHz RAM kit

Corsair has been in the RAM game for computer enthusiast, gamers, and mainstream users looking fro upgrades for a long time. The company also has flash drives, SSDs, and a lot of other hardware that the computer user needs. The company has announced the addition of a large capacity RAM kit for dual and quad channel mainboards.

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iPhone 4S rumored to have only 512MB of RAM

iPhone 4S rumored to have only 512MB of RAM

During last week's Let's Talk iPhone event, Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S with plenty of fanfare but didn't mention how much RAM it would offer. Rumors have previously suggested that the next-gen iPhone would get a boost up to 1GB of RAM, but new reports point to only 512MB of RAM, which is what's currently offered in the iPhone 4 and the iPad 2.

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Samsung announces miserly 1.25V Green DDR3 modules for low power servers

Samsung announces miserly 1.25V Green DDR3 modules for low power servers

Samsung has announced a new line of green DDR3 memory modules for ultra low power servers. The new RAM is offered in RDIMM modules and is designed for use in low-power enterprise server systems at 1.25V. The modules use 4Gb DDR3 components that are based on 30nm class process technology. The new RAM is more power efficient than 1.5V and the previous class leading 1.35V modules.

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Apple’s New MacBook Airs to Boost RAM and SSD Specs

Apple’s New MacBook Airs to Boost RAM and SSD Specs

Apple's revamped MacBook Airs will not only be getting the latest Intel Sandy Bridge chips along with the new Thunderbolt connector port, but may also be getting spec boosts in RAM and SSD. The flagship ultraportable notebook was speculated for a launch today alongside OS X Lion, but that has yet to happen, which now supports rumors for a launch next week.

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Kingston has best year ever in 2010 with record $6.5B revenue

Kingston has best year ever in 2010 with record $6.5B revenue

2010 was better for most firms that 2009, but there were still hard times to be had thanks to the slow economy. Those hard times didn’t affect Kingston though; the company posted its best year ever in 2010. The announcement was made this week that Kingston had the best year in its company history for sales in 2010.

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OWC offers new 16GB RAM upgrade for new MacBook Pros

OWC offers new 16GB RAM upgrade for new MacBook Pros

If you have a new MacBook Pro and you are in need of a memory upgrade OWC has your back. The company has a full range of RAM upgrades that will slip right into the slots inside the new MacBook Pro notebooks. If you need a crap-ton of RAM inside your rig, OWC can help you there too.

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Kingston offers new HyperX T1 Black triple channel RAM kits for Intel platforms

Kingston offers new HyperX T1 Black triple channel RAM kits for Intel platforms

When it comes to RAM one of the companies that has been around the longest is Kingston with its line of mainstream and enthusiast grade memory products for computers. Kingston also has a big line of flash drives and SSDs as well. The latest new offering from Kingston is the new HyperX T1 Black triple-channel RAM kit for Intel platforms.

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OCZ leaves memory module market to focus on SSDs

OCZ leaves memory module market to focus on SSDs

If you are a computer enthusiast, you are probably familiar with OCZ. OCZ has been making RAM for computers for a very long time and RAM is what put the company on the map for enthusiasts looking for some speedy memory that was up to the task of overclocking for their rigs.

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