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  • iMac on the Fritz

    September 25, 2017

    After six and a half years of heavy use, my main computer, a mid-2011 27″ iMac, is on the Fritz.It is currently unclear if it is the graphics card itself, some related hardware, or just a worn cable. Maybe I am gonna be surprised and it is something completely…

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  • Apple MacBook Refresh 2017

    Summary and comparison of all new models and options. I am a bit disappointed by Apple. Now everything is on Kay Lake, the ultra-portable MacBook now supports up to 16 GB of RAM. But a 32 GB option for the MacBook Pro’s is nowhere in sight. I still hope it will be a “silent update” in the fall.

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  • Tablet & Netbook Hype Parallels

    December 7, 2016

    I definitely see parallels between the Netbook hype and the Tablet hype. It was new, it was exciting, it was the same but something different. It was smaller, and lightweight. But in the end people realised that they do want certain hardware and they do want to be more flexible…

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  • iMac memory extension

    May 28, 2015

    Apples gives a maximum of 16 GB of memory for a 27-ich, mid-2011 iMac. The screenshot below proves them otherwise:The iMac works fine with 32 GB of memory. I finally have a little bit of leeway to use VMware Fusion properly. Maybe Yosemite will even finally run smoothly now.…

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