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Apple MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro 16 (2021): Everything you need to know about Apple’s notched Pro Laptops

After launching the new iPhone 13 series in September, Apple announced the notched MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro 16 alongside the third generation of AirPods. The company refreshed the MacBook Pro 13 and MacBook Air in 2020 with its custom M1 silicon. Then came the time for the elder sibling — the MacBook Pro 16 — to transition...

Apple M1 series vs Intel Core i9-12900HK: Which laptop CPU is better?

Intel's new Alder Lake processors have created a huge wave in the industry with some impressive performance numbers on the board. As we mentioned in our review of the Core i9-12900HK, it's one of the most powerful chips out there right now. In fact, even other processors in Alder Lake H-series are looking very promising....

Apple Silicon: Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s own SoCs

On top of making high-end consumer hardware including iPhones, iPads, and more, Apple also makes a series of system on a chip (SoC). These SoCs are designed to be used in Apple's own consumer hardware products and it mainly uses ARM architecture. In addition to the new Mac computers, a variety of different Apple products...

Qualcomm wants to take on Apple’s M series with its next-gen processor

Qualcomm says it's working on a next-gen PC processor that will set a new "performance benchmark for Windows PCs." At the company's 2021 Investor Day event, Qualcomm chief officer Dr. James Thompson detailed plans for the next-generation ARM-based PC chips that would go head to head against Apple's M-series chips. Qualcomm plans to have samples ready...

Apple M1 Pro vs M1 Max: Here’s everything you need to know before buying

Apple's M1 SoC ushered in the beginning of its transition away from x86 based chips. The first generation Mac silicon shook the industry in many ways and won numerous accolades for its impressive performance and class-leading power efficiency. The M1 chip was a good start but it wasn't enough to help Apple lunge for a...

macOS brings in deep optimizations for M1 Pro and M1 Max, as it should

Apple announced two new M1 chips -- the M1 Pro and M1 Max -- during its "Unleashed" Mac event yesterday. We were aware Apple would introduce at least one upgraded chip. However, we didn't expect its power to reach this extent. I had assumed "Unleashed" would be an exaggeration, but after watching the event, we...

Apple announces M1 Pro & M1 Max, two new custom-built silicon to power the next generation of Macs

Apple transitioned its Mac computers away from Intel to its own chips last year with its M1 chip. Today, the company announced the M1 Pro and ‌M1‌ Max processors, two custom-built chips to power the next generation of MacBooks and beyond. Both chips are essentially souped-up versions of Apple's first in-house chip. As a new...