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Apple’s Fantastic M1 Processor Is Held Back by Software Compatibility

Apple’s Fantastic M1 Processor Is Held Back by Software Compatibility

It’s easy to look at the benchmark numbers of Apple’s home-grown processor with wide, astonished eyes — and some heart-felt expletives, too. The M1 is no doubt impressive enough to capture the interest of the most die-hard of die-hard PC users, and it’s clear that Apple’s gamble with making its…

Breaking Down All of Apple’s Tech Speak to Understand the New M1 Chip

Breaking Down All of Apple’s Tech Speak to Understand the New M1 Chip

After months of rumours and speculation, Apple has finally revealed the specs of its in-house custom ARM processor that will power future Macs — well, at least most of the important ones, like core count and number of transistors. Unfortunately, those specs don’t paint a complete picture of how the…