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Xoom tries to catch Apple's iPad

...These features are backed up by a dual-core processor, which makes the Xoom zip along. The Xoom's 1 gigabyte of random-access memory -- the kind important for running programs -- is much more than the iPad has. In my tests, the tablet rarely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2011-03-05/xoom-tries-catch-apples-ipad
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Microsoft ships Windows for 64-bit computers

...memory, which is the upper limit of 32-bit processors. Today, most PCs come with 256 megabytes to 512 megabytes of random access memory, or RAM. Business users are likely to be the biggest buyers at first, as programs already exist for 64-bit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/26/bus_451358.shtml
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NASA again postpones launch of pollution-study satellite Aura

...after 3 a.m. Tuesday. But 20 minutes before liftoff, a problem was detected that may involve the recorder's random-access memory, which stores data short-term, Tanner said. "We really believe that we don't have a hardware issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/14/liv_422105.shtml
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NASA is rebooting the Mars rover

...do." VxWorks operates within only 32 megabytes of random access memory, and parts of it can be modified remotely without...also has other limits, such as just 128 megabytes of random access memory. But Spirit and Opportunity carry more flash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/16/liv_404763.shtml
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NASA's photos of Mars rocks reflect martian history

...quite there yet," said Jennifer Trosper, a mission manager. Engineers believe Spirit does not have sufficient random-access memory to manage all the files in its flash memory. To prevent similar problems on Opportunity, engineers deleted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/liv_402677.shtml
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Rover sends photos from Mars

...the opposite side of Mars, was crippled because its random-access memory proved inadequate to manage its flash memory...memory. Engineers believe they gave Spirit too little random-access memory, or RAM, to adequately manage its file-packed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/28/liv_402559.shtml
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Intel unveils flash memory next-generation phones

...with a total capacity of up to 1 gigabit - can handle the memory requirements for code execution, data storage and random access memory. The new chips are expected to be available in the first quarter of next year. "As phones get more and more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/15/bus_397180.shtml
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Light and fast computers for the wireless student

...power and battery-saving downcycling when the machine is idle -Microsoft Windows XP Professional -512 megabytes of random access memory (RAM) -Combination CD burner/DVD ROM drive -No heavier than 5 pounds -32 megabytes of video memory -14...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/01/liv_382806.shtml
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What should you look for in a new computer?

...common tasks. Non-Pentium CPUs, like the Athlon or Celeron, work just fine. - RAM: Put any extra cash into more random access memory (RAM). It has a big impact on speed and overall performance. New PCs should have at least 128 megabytes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/26/tec_329881.shtml
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There are reasons not to upgrade to XP

...PCs has Windows 95, and does just fine for word processing, e-mail and the Internet. - Money spent to upgrade random access memory (RAM). XP needs a lot of RAM to run best, 128 megabytes and perhaps 256 MB. Many older computers have just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/tec_322886.shtml
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