Stories by Nehal Malik

Get Apple Music for Free via Shazam, for Up to 5 Months

According to 9to5Mac, Apple is currently giving away up to five months of free Apple Music to anyone who hasn't subscribed to the music streaming service before, similar to the promo Apple ran between Black Friday and Cyber Monday last year. Apple Music is notorious for offering months' worth of free subscriptions to customers, former subscribers...

13″ M1 MacBook Pro vs 16″ Intel MacBook Pro: What Should You Buy?

[caption id="attachment_344563" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: Max Tech on YouTube[/caption] After pitting the M1 MacBook Pro against the M1 MacBook Air in his previous video, Max Tech took to YouTube once again, this time to see how the new 13-inch M1-powered MacBook Pro squares up against the 16-inch Intel i9-powered MacBook Pro. In a web browsing test, the M1...

Apple M1 MacBook Air vs Pro: Which One Should You Buy?

[caption id="attachment_344217" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: Max Tech on YouTube[/caption] In its Nov. 10 event, Apple unveiled two new MacBooks — the 2020 MacBook Air, and the 13-inch 2020 MacBook Pro — powered by the first-generation of Apple silicon, the M1. In a recently published YouTube video, Max Tech pits the two MacBooks against each other in a...

Here’s an Apple Silicon M1 Mac Apps Compatibility List

What apps are Apple Silicon ready to use with your new M1 Mac? Apple Silicon, limited to the Apple M1 at the moment, is Apple's proprietary, ARM-based line of processors currently powering the 13-inch 2020 MacBook Pro, the 2020 MacBook Air, and the 2020 Mac mini. [caption id="attachment_344209" align="aligncenter" width="1422"] Image: isapplesiliconready.com[/caption] The tool basically...

B.C. Still Rejects COVID Alert App, Text Alerts Despite COVID-19 Spike

Despite British Columbia being classified as a 'rapid growth' province for COVID-19 cases, the BC government does not intend to use text alerts or adopt the COVID Alert app for exposure notifications, according to a report by CTV News. [caption id="attachment_344204" align="aligncenter" width="571"] Image: CTV News[/caption] During a modeling briefing in Ottawa, Dr. Theresa Tam,...

Apple M1 Mac mini Gets Comprehensive Benchmarks and Tests

Apple's M1-powered 2020 Mac mini has done nothing but impress since it was unveiled last week. While half of Apple's audience is in awe of the sheer amount of computing power the company has managed to fit into the Mac mini's tiny frame, the other half is left speechless by the device's initial benchmarks. The...

Apple Execs Discuss M1 Macs in Yet Another Interview

Following the announcement of Apple's first proprietary ARM-based processor — the Apple M1 — and the new Macs, Apple execs have been basking in the glory of their newest creation and doing the rounds in various interviews. Tech publication ArsTechnica caught up with Apple's Senior VP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi, Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing...

Part 2: iFixit iPhone 12 mini Teardown Reveals More Internals

After tearing down the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and the iPhone 12 Pro Max, iFixit expectedly had its sights set on the iPhone 12 mini. The iPhone 12 mini may be a fraction of its siblings’ size, but that only makes its composition more complex. In fact, the teardown specialist had to split the […]

Samsung Galaxy S21 Specs Leak Ahead of Early 2021 Launch

Android Police has just released leaked apparent specifications and features of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S21 lineup. The information has been extracted from leaks and official press renders of the upcoming flagship phones, and corroborated by multiple credible sources, according to Max Weinbach. Here’s a breakdown of the information, courtesy of Android Police: Galaxy S21 (O1) Galaxy S21+ […]

macOS Big Sur Wasn’t Designed for Touchscreens Says Apple Exec

A recent post by John Gruber, Apple enthusiast and product commentator, on his blog Daring Fireball discusses what Apple executives had to say in response to theories that Apple designed macOS 11 ‘Big Sur’ for use with touchscreens. In an interview with The Independent‘s Andrew Griffin, Apple execs Craig Federighi, Greg “Joz” Joswiak, and John Ternus — who […]

iPhone 12 vs 12 mini vs 12 Pro vs 12 Pro Max Camera Test [VIDEO]

In a recently published YouTube video, Justine Ezarik (iJustine) conducts a comprehensive camera test on the entire iPhone 12 lineup: the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 Pro, the iPhone 12 Pro Max, and the iPhone mini. Right off the bat, Justine discloses the differences between the camera setups on the devices — the iPhone 12 Pro and […]