M1

Apple’s Craig Federighi: Why Stage Manager Requires an M1 iPad

Apple's Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, recently sat down for an interview with TechCrunch to talk about the iPad. There has been a distinct gap between what the iPad is capable of and what it can actually do as of late, especially since the product gained the M1 chip last year. The new...

Apple M1 Chips Have ‘Unpatchable’ Security Flaw, Say MIT Researchers

Researchers from MIT CSAIL have discovered a hardware vulnerability in Apple's M1 chips that they say cannot be fixed with a software patch — reports Macworld. According to the researchers, the problem lies with the M1's use of pointer authentication. Pointer authentication is a safety feature designed to protect the CPU from bad actors who gain...

TSMC Expected to Begin Mass Production of M2 Pro Chip Later This Year

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2022 keynote saw the official announcement of its next-gen M2 silicon. The new chipset is being introduced within the upcoming 2022 MacBookAir. However, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly looking to begin work on the upgraded M2 Pro later this year. Analyst Jeff Pu of Haitong Intl Tech Research...

Intel Claims New i9 Chip Is Faster Than Apple’s M1 Max

While Apple has long claimed that its very own M1 chip is faster than Intel's processors, it looks like things are about to change. [caption id="attachment_366364" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Image Credit: Intel Corporation[/caption] This week at CES, Intel announced the all-new 12th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors, including the Intel Core i9-12900HK. According to Intel...

User’s M1 Max MacBook Pro Not Charging While Powered Off

A M1 Max MacBook user has recently had charging issues, claiming the new laptop wouldn't take a charge while it was powered off. Redditor u/_Trillionaire_ posted on the r/apple subreddit, claiming that his brand-new M1 Max MacBook Pro, while being a great product in his opinion, hasn't been able to charge the laptop while being...

M1-Powered MacBook Pros Seeing Serious Memory Leak Issues

Some users are reporting that Apple's new M1-powered MacBook Pros are seeing a serious memory leak issue. Apple's latest M1 Pro and M1 Max-powered MacBooks have certainly impressed both longtime and diehard fans, particularly with the performance gains and efficiency of its SoC, as well as a whopping 64GB of Unified Memory, compared to using...

3nm Apple Silicon With Up to 40 Cores Expected to Debut in 2023

3nm chip technology is expected to be the next big evolution for Apple hardware, and according to a new report, it's scheduled to debut in iPhones and Macs starting in 2023. The Information report that Apple and chip supplier TSMC are expected to begin production of 3nm chips for use in iPhones and Macs in 2023. For the Mac chips, specifically, the...

Dropbox Mac App Still Doesn’t Support Apple Silicon [Update]

Update Oct. 28, 1:09pm: Dropbox says it will now support Apple Silicon in 2022. Our original story remains below. === Dropbox still doesn't support Apple silicon, and the company says the issue still needs more votes before it can move ahead, leaving customers furious. It has been nearly a year since Apple first launched its...

Apple M1 Pro, M1 Max Tests Show Solid Gaming Performance

Apple’s M1 Pro and M1 Max processors in the new MacBook Pro offer powerful graphic performance. That’s intended for artists rendering video and other professional tasks, but tests show that it translates to solid gaming performance. PCMag tested gaming on a 14-inch MacBook Pro running an M1 Pro processor with a 16-core GPU and a […]