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There are many people out there complaining about the Firefox RAM Memory Bug. Lets get it straight. It’s not a bug. It’s part of the cache feature. This ‘feature’ is how the pages are cached in a tabbed environment. To improve performance when navigating (studies show that 39% of all page navigations are renavigations to pages visited less than 10 pages ago, usually using the back button), Firefox implements a Back-Forward cache that retains the rendered document for the last five session history entries for each tab. This is a lot of data. Now a lot of us have found the ‘secrets’ on how to manipulate settings in “about:config” to drop the memory usage as long as possible and to increase the speed at which Firefox loads sites. Remember: Firefox (download it here) is the best internet browser available (in my opinion), and these tweaks below will make it even greater and faster. Reduce the amount of RAM Firefox uses for it’s cache feature Here’s how to do it: 1. 1. 2. 3. 1.

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5 Reasons Not To Buy A Smartphone Smartphones are slowly but surely taking over the world. So much so that in 2013, smartphones outsold feature phones globally for the first time, with a reported 55 percent of all new phones sold in Q3 of the smart rather than dumb variety. However, despite their entry into the mainstream, smartphones aren’t yet anywhere near being essential tools for life. Those who own one may think they couldn’t live without their iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone handset, but in reality they could, if they were called upon to do so. The danger with this ubiquitousness is that you may feel pressured into buying a smartphone, even though you’re perfectly happy with your (so-called) dumbphone. Don’t be pressured.

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The complete guide to using Android with a Mac - CNET Mobile For some reason it's a common belief that Android devices and Macs just don't get along. This misconception may have been true back in Android's infancy, but nowadays there's a long list of methods, apps, and services that let you use your Android device with your Mac. It's impossible to cover every app and service available, but I'm going to share the best of the bunch.

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