Apple Silicon

Apple Unveils M2 Pro and M2 Max, its Most Powerful Chips Yet

As rumoured, Apple unveiled some big news on Tuesday, revealing its latest Apple Silicon chips, the M2 Pro and M2 Max. These latest next-gen chips are now powering new MacBook Pro and Mac mini models announced this morning. “Only Apple is building SoCs like M2 Pro and M2 Max. They deliver incredible pro performance along […]

AMD Says its New Mobile CPUs Can Beat Apple Silicon

[caption id="attachment_388263" align="aligncenter" width="1201"] Image: AMD[/caption] AMD on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new Ryzen 7000 series processors with "Zen 4" cores at CES 2023. The highlights of the CPU/GPU giant's CES announcements were three new Ryzen 7000X3D series desktop chips that feature AMD's 3D V-Cache technology and succeed last year's Ryzen 7 5800X3D, which...

Apple’s M2 Mac Pro Delayed, Production May Shift to Vietnam: Gurman

In this week's edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reported that Apple has scrapped a planned "M2 Extreme" chip for its highest-end Mac machine, the Mac Pro, as it slips behind schedule. According to Gurman, Apple has been testing the first Apple Silicon Mac Pro internally for months and had planned to launch it...

Resident Evil Village for Apple Silicon Macs [REVIEW]

Capcom and Apple recently ported Resident Evil 8 to Apple silicon Macs, thanks to Metal 3 and its MetalFX upscaling feature, which allows AAA titles like Resident Evil Village to run smoothly on the Mac. For those who aren’t familiar, Resident Evil Village is categorized as a AAA title, since it was developed for consoles...

Feral Shares How Apple Silicon Brings New Opportunities for Mac Gaming

Feral Interactive, the publisher and developer who has been porting PC games to the Mac since 1996, has shared its thoughts about the future of Mac gaming following Apple's transition from Intel processors to Apple silicon (via MacRumors). "Apple's move from PPC to Intel, 32-bit to 64-bit and, most recently, Intel to Apple silicon –...

Apple M3 iMac Possibly Debuting in 2023: Gurman

Apple just last month rounded out the M1 family of first-generation Apple Silicon for Macs when it unveiled the M1 Ultra System-on-a-Chip (SoC) at its 'Peek Performance' event. The Cupertino, California-based tech giant is expected to launch a slew of new Macs powered by its second-generation M2 chip (and upscaled variants) next, with the first...

How Apple Made its M1 Chip During COVID-19, Explains Executive

Johny Srouji, Apple's Senior VP of Hardware Technologies, recently sat down for an interview with The Wall Street Journal, where he talked about Apple Silicon and the development of M1, which Apple called a "breakthrough SoC for the Mac" at launch. Srouji, a former Intel engineer and IBM executive, has led Apple's chipmaking efforts since...

Apple Silicon Family Visualized: M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max and M1 Ultra

Image credit: Apple Apple today revealed its latest Apple Silicon system on a chip, the M1 Ultra, the company’s fourth member of the chip family. Here's a brief history of Apple Silicon: 2020 November: M1 for MacBook Air; Mac mini; 13-inch MacBook Pro 2021 October: M1 Pro and M1 Max for 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook...

Apple M1 Max MacBook Pro vs. Intel 12th-Gen Razer Blade [VIDEO]

In a recently published video, YouTuber Max Tech pits a 16-inch MacBook Pro powered by an M1 Max chip against a 15-inch Razer Blade Advanced with a 12th-Gen Intel i7 12800H CPU and an RTX 3060 GPU, in everything from the display, battery, and speakers to raw performance. For battery, the Razer Blade comes equipped...

Apple’s First 2022 Macs to Debut Alongside iPhone SE 3 in March: Gurman

In this week’s edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman shares his expectations for 2022 Mac launches from Apple and says there will likely be three rounds of releases. Per Gurman, we should see the first 2022 Macs launch in March, alongside the iPhone SE 3 and iPad Air 5 at an event currently rumoured for...

Apple’s 2022 Product Launches Detailed by Reliable Leaker [VIDEO]

In this week's episode of The MacRumors Show podcast, renowned Apple analyst and accurate leaker Mark Gurman from Bloomberg, laid out everything he expects from the iPhone maker in 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRnMqAsOCAA&t=0s Let's take a look at all of Gurman's projections for the year, broken down product-by-product: 2022 MacBook Air Powered by the successor to Apple's M1...