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Breathing new life in my Mac Pro

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Although I enjoy iOS and use my iPhone and iPad Mini very often, my main computing device remain my Mac Pro. I used to mostly use a laptop before making the switch, but I mainly use the computer at home and I have been extremely happy with the Mac Pro since I bought it, end 2010. I also have a …

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iPhone 3GS Performance Test

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Since I still have two iPhones (a 3G and a 3GS) with almost identical content, I decided to compare the speed of some common operations: the boot time, and the launch time of some applications. I have chosen some applications that I use very often: OmniFocus and Twittellator Pro, and some that are quite heavy. The results are self explanatory. …

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3GS or not 3GS?

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I am using an iPhone 3G since the day it was launched, in July 2008, and I am still completely satisfied with the device. So, why update? Not for the new gadgets, which are secondary for my use (camera, video, voice control, etc.), but simply for the speed and the memory increase. The iPhone 3G can run all applications in …

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PGP WDE Performance Analysis

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After posting the previous article, I have done some tests on a disk encrypted with PGP WDE, and benchmarks show that the performance hit is quite big. Strangely, there is no visible difference during the normal use.

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