APPLE M1 Posts on XDA

Nvidia GeForce Now app is now native on Apple M1

GeForce Now is Nvidia's game streaming platform, built to play Windows-based PC games on the cloud across desktop and mobile platforms. Nvidia just released a new update for the GeForce Now service, which includes an M1-native Mac app. GeForce Now has been available in web browsers for a few months now (many of which are M1-native),...

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 M1 gaming: What’s gaming really like on Apple Silicon?

Apple's new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro are some of the most powerful laptops on the market. Both the new M1 Pro and the M1 Max chip mark a serious jump from the previous M1 chip, and deliver a "Pro" experience that long-time enthusiasts have been yearning for. Both the M1 Pro and the M1...

Apple M1 vs Intel Core i7-1280P: Which laptop chip is better?

Intel's new 12th-gen Alder Lake mobile processor lineup has a lot of options to choose from. Besides the more powerful Alder Lake H-series chips, the P-series processors also look very promising on paper. The Core i7-1280P is the cream of the crop in this series, and we expect it to power a bunch of ultrabooks...

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...

Best mice and trackpads for the 24-inch Apple iMac with M1: Logitech, Satechi, Microsoft, and more!

Apple’s new 24-inch iMac with M1 chipset was introduced at the company's ‘Spring Loaded’ event in April 2021. It features a brand new design that's extremely thin and is offered in a variety of color options. The new iMac also comes with an updated 24-inch 4.5K (4480×2520 pixels) Retina display, a six-speaker system with Dolby...

Dropbox is finally testing native M1 support on macOS

Dropbox might not be the most popular cloud storage service at this point, especially with Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive usually offering better pricing and features, but it's still used by many people to keep their files synchronized across different devices. Dropbox has been slow to update its macOS application with support for Mac computers...

Dell XPS 13 Plus vs MacBook Air M1: Which minimalistic notebook should you buy?

Finding the best laptop to buy can be confusing -- for there are endless models to consider, offered by companies like Dell, Apple, and others. However, if you have a budget and certain expectations in mind, you can start eliminating options, until you eventually settle for one. This is the Dell XPS 13 Plus vs Apple...

Intel 12th-gen Alder Lake vs Apple M1 processors: Which one’s better?

Intel's new 12th-gen Alder Lake processors are now official. The company unveiled its complete Alder Lake CPU lineup at CES 2022, adding as many as 22 desktop processors to the mix. On the notebook side, the new Alder Lake chips are split into three different series based on the performance: U-series goes up to 15W,...

XDA Basics: Can I use Apple’s Magic Keyboard with Touch ID with other computers?

Apple's new M1-powered 24-inch iMac is here. It comes with an all-new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, which actually isn't sold separately, at least for now. If you picked one up, you're probably wondering if you can use the new Bluetooth keyboard with other devices. The answer is, kind of. Yes, it works as a keyboard,...

XDA Basics: Can I use an external monitor with the M1 iMac?

Apple's new iMac is here, complete with pretty colors and an M1 processor. We called the MacBook Air with M1 the best affordable laptop for Apple users, and the iMac should deliver that level of quality for desktop users. But before you order, you'll need to know if you can still use your sweet multi-monitor...

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...