Apple M1

Linus Torvalds Wishes Apple’s M1 Chip Ran Linux

Apple's very own M1 chip has been gaining positive reception since its launch this month. The ARM-based processor, which is now found in the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini, has gotten a lot of people talking. This includes Linux principal developer Linus Torvalds. As reported by The Next Web, Torvalds said he...

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...

PCWorld Gets Bitter Over Apple’s M1 MacBook Air Speed Claims

The folks over at PCWorld have called out Apple over claims that its Arm-based MacBook Air is “faster than 98 percent of PC laptops,” while refusing to believe the benchmarks for the company's ground-breaking new M1 SoC. Apple clearly notes on its website that “M1 is faster than the chips in 98 percent of PC laptops...

Apple’s M1 Bests GeForce GTX 1050 Ti in Graphics Benchmark

A new GFXBench 5.0 graphics benchmark submission has revealed Apple's M1 SoC’s dominance over the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and Radeon RX 560 graphics cards. With up to 2.6 TFLOPS of throughput, Apple’s M1 is just a few TFLOPS away from catching the GeForce GTX 1650 (2.9 TFLOPS). According to Tom’s Hardware, an anonymous user has tested...

Senior Apple Executives Discuss How the M1 Chip Came to Exist

Soon after Apple’s ‘One More Thing’ digital event earlier this week, marketing chief Greg ‘Joz’ Joswiak, software boss Craig Federighi, and hardware engineering leader John Ternus spoke with The Independent to explain how the company made its ground-breaking new M1 chip. Below are some interesting excerpts from their talk with the publication: “We overshot,” says...