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Best docking stations for MacBook Pro in 2021: Belkin, Brydge, CalDigit, and more

Apple stripped down the I/O on its MacBook Pro range to just Thunderbolt ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack combo back in 2016. While that was an inconvenience to users, the only solution to add more ports was to buy dongles or invest in a good docking station. Today Thunderbolt offers a wide bandwidth of...

Here are the best accessories for the 24-inch Apple iMac with M1 Silicon in July!

The 24-inch Apple iMac was announced at Apple's Spring Loaded event back in April this year and comes with the company’s own M1 chipset that currently powers the MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air, Mac mini, and even the newly launched iPad Pro series. It has been redesigned from the ground up, offering a slim profile...

Which model iMac should I buy: Price, configurations, colors, and more

Apple’s new 24-inch iMac was refreshed at its Spring event earlier this year as an all-purpose PC for the masses. It's now powered by the M1 Silicon, Apple’s ARM-based processor that currently powers the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13, iMac mini, and even the new iPad Pro 2021. The new iMac also gets a much-needed...

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. 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 Atmos,...

Apple iMac 24-inch with M1 vs iMac 27-inch: Which size iMac should you buy?

Apple introduced the new 24-inch iMac back at its Spring event earlier this year, powered by its ARM-based chipset, the M1 Silicon. Featuring a new design with some peppy color options along with a bunch of value additions, the new iMac definitely makes for an attractive buy. But if you are out in the market...

OneDrive is adding support for Apple M1 Macs and new sync features

Microsoft has announced that it's bringing support for Apple M1 processors in its OneDrive app for Mac. The announcement comes alongside a bunch of other improvements to the service. These include support for known folder move, improved Files On-Demand, and more. Since Apple released its first Apple M1-powered Macs last October, it's important for some apps...

iMac vs MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro vs Mac Mini: Which M1 Mac is right for me?

Apple Silicon continues to make its way into various Mac machines. First, it was added to the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. Then it arrived in the 24-inch iMac. The company now has a total of four computers powered by its M1 chip, leading to the question -- which M1 Mac...

Does the Apple iMac with M1 chip support Continuity and Handoff?

One of the major advantages of using multiple Apple devices is the way they all function together in the ecosystem. Let's say you have an iPhone 12 and you just bought the new iPad Pro 2021 with the M1 chip. You can seamlessly transfer files, complete a task from the iPhone on the iPad, answer...

Apple Silicon Mac vs Intel Mac: Which Mac should you buy?

Apple recently refreshed its iPad Pro lineup with the M1 chip-equipped iPad Pro 2021 but it wasn't the only device it announced with Apple Silicon. The 24-inch iMac also received a major overhaul both in terms of design as well as the internals. The M1 chip debuted on the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac...

What is Unified Memory and how does it work on Apple Silicon?

With the release of Apple's new M1-powered iPad Pro and 24-inch iMac, there's renewed interest in the amazing efficiency of the M1 chip. The launch of the M1 chip brought Apple's first use of unified memory architecture (UMA) on Apple silicon. This new approach to memory enables Apple to squeeze out higher performance from less...

Best external monitors for the 24-inch Apple iMac with M1: ASUS, LG, Samsung, and more!

Apple announced a refresh to its iMac range with a new model at its Spring Loaded event last month. The latest version comes in a variety of colors and is redesigned to have a very sleek-looking profile. It's also powered by Apple’s in-house chipset, the M1 Silicon. If you're planning to get your hands on...

New Apple Silicon chips reportedly blow the M1 away

It was WWDC last year that Apple announced its plan to transition its Mac lineup to its custom ARM processors over the course of two years. It introduced a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini with the Apple M1 that fall. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the new Apple Silicon is going...