Tag: M1

Computing, Hardware

The mashup of an M1 and G4 is the whimsical Apple desktop I want

March 14, 2022

Via: The Verge

Apple is releasing cool new desktop Macs again, but people are still doing plenty of fun projects using older Apple machines. A fun example that we spotted recently (h/t Input) was this mod by someone named Connor, who took the […]

Computing, Hardware

The M1 chip saved the MacBook — but now Apple has to win back the Pros

October 18, 2021

Via: The Verge

It’s been hard to be an Apple power user for the last half-decade. The glory days of the original Retina MacBook Pro have long since vanished into the sunset, and recent years have seen computers with too many compromises and […]

Computing, Hardware

Apple’s new 14″ and 16″ MacBook Pros with Mini LED displays and M1 successor reportedly enter mass production

August 9, 2021

Via: TechSpot

We’ve long heard rumors about Apple’s plans to incorporate the Mini LED tech found in the 12.9-inch iPad Pro into its MacBook Pros, and last month saw claims that they would launch between September and November. According to Digitimes, volume […]

Computing, Hardware, Mobile, Tablets

M1-powered iPad Pro 12.9 (2021) ends up slightly behind M1-powered MacBook Air in AnTuTu

May 12, 2021


Benchmarks of the new iPad Pro (2021) tablets keep rolling in – earlier today we saw the slates blow past the competition in Geekbench, now the AnTuTu team has published the scorecard from their benchmark. AnTuTu tests not just the […]

Computing, Hardware

Apple Mac mini M1 power consumption is 3 times lower than Intel model

February 1, 2021

Via: TechSpot

It shouldn’t be all that surprising that an SoC powering a fanless MacBook Air is more energy efficient than an Intel 8th-gen Core i7 CPU rated at a TDP of 65 watts, which does need a fan to keep cool. […]

Computing, Hardware

ARM PCs will be a threat to Intel and AMD, CEO believes after Apple’s M1 success

January 13, 2021

Via: Techradar

Apple’s custom-designed ARM-based M1 chip has certainly made a big impact since it was launched inside MacBooks (and the new Mac mini), and ARM is keen to ride this wave of success, with the CEO making very optimistic noises about […]

Computing, Hardware

Apple reportedly tests new ARM chips with up to 32 performance cores

December 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Last month Apple introduced its ARM based M1 SoC. Built on the 5nm process node, the M1 sports 16 billion transistors compared to the 11.8 billion used on the A14 Bionic, the chip used on all four of Apple’s 5G […]