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

After launching the new iPhone 13 series in September, Apple has now announced the all-new MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro 16 alongside the third generation of AirPods. Apple refreshed the MacBook Pro 13 and MacBook Air last year with its custom M1 silicon. Now, it’s time for the elder sibling — the MacBook Pro 16 — to...

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...