Saturday, November 28

Apple Silicon

Apple Silicon, Apps & Games, M1 Macs, News, Silicon app

The open source application allows you to check if your applications are compatible with the new Mac M1

Apple's new M1-powered Macs are impressive, but they're not perfect. A major problem with the Mac M1 is that not all applications are optimized for the new chip yet. Although there are some application and game databases that try to keep track of software support, it can be a bit tricky for users to figure out which software is already compatible with M1 and what is not. However, a new open source app from developer DigiDNA, the maker of the iPhone / iPod management platform iMazing, can help. Dubbed 'Silicon', the open source application for Mac allows users to drag and drop applications to verify M1 compatibility. Also, users can have Silicon go through the entire application folder in one go. It is worth noting that even if a...
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Apple M1 MacBook Air vs Pro: Which One Should You Buy?

Image: Max Tech on YouTube At its event on November 10, Apple unveiled two new MacBooks - the 2020 MacBook Air, and the 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro - powered by the first generation of Apple silicon, the M1. In a recently posted Youtube video, Max Tech Compare the two MacBooks against each other in a comprehensive comparison (CPU and GPU stress tests included!). Both MacBooks have the same ports, and the physical differences between the two include a larger Magic Trackpad on the Pro, a slightly slanted keyboard and therefore more comfortable on the MacBook Air, and no touch bars on the Air. Also, the Pro comes with a cooling fan, while the Air doesn't. the Macbook Pro It has a larger battery than the Air, giving it an additional 2 hours of battery life, and it comes with a 6...
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Apple Silicon M1 MacBook Air Benchmark: Fastest Mac in Single Core Performance

Some Apple Silicon M1 benchmarks have hit Geekbench, and the numbers are just unbelievable. the 2020 Apple MacBook Air Silicone had the highest single-core result of any Mac ever made, beating 1695. This comfortably beats the 1251 single-core score of a 2020 27-inch iMac Retina with a 3.6 GHz (10 nuclei). The M1 chip is clocked at 3.20 GHz and shows 8 GB of RAM in these first Geekbench scores. Here's a table (via MacRumors) that puts the MacBook Air M1's single-core score (with 8GB of RAM) into perspective:When it comes to multi-core, the MacBook Air M1 scored as high as 7433, which beats all 16-inch MacBook Pro setups, plus a late 2013 Mac Pro with Intel Xeon E5-2697 at 2.7. GHz (12 cores) and its score. out of 7015. The MacBook Air M1 is below the 2019 Mac Pro and its sc...
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First Apple Silicon Macs: 13 ″ and 16 ″ MacBook Pro, 13 ″ MacBook Air, says Gurman

Apple today announced a special event on November 10, most likely to announce the company's first highly anticipated Macs powered by Apple Silicon. Apple Silicon will replace the iPhone maker's relationship with Intel, as the latter's CPUs power today's Mac computers. According to From Bloomberg Mark Gurman, the first Apple Silicon Macs will include both 13-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro and 13-inch MacBook Air. According to Gurman, apart from the new processor, "the devices will not have significant design changes." Apple's first Silicon processors will be based on the A14 chip found in the latest iPhone 12 lineup Y new iPad Air. The new Apple Silicon Macs will also have graphics processing units and machine learning chips made by Apple. The new Apple Silicon Macs will run ...
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The first Apple Silicon Macs could be MacBook Pro and Air: leak

Earlier today, apple announced its next special event scheduled for November 10 at 10 a.m. PST, where the company is rumored to release its first Apple Silicone Mac. Following the announcement, Apple's trusted leaker @ L0vetodream sent a cryptic tweet that said "13 inches X 2."13 inch X 2 - 有 没有 搞 措 (@ L0vetodream) November 2, 2020Based on previous rumors and the latest tweet from the leaker, it's safe to assume that the first Apple Silicon Macs will be the two 13-inch MacBooks, that is, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. @ L0vetodream has been quite accurate with their leaks over the past few months. Your predictions for the iPhone 12 Mini, Magic keyboards for all iPad modelsY Slimmer and greener iPhone 12 packaging all have been proven correct. In his latest claim, the inf...