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Are you interested in the M1 iPad Pro even without macOS?

The distinction between iPad and MacBook was not as marginal in the past as it is now. With its custom ARM-based M1 chip on certain MacBook models last year, Apple introduced support for iPhone and iPad apps on the M1 MacBooks. The company even spent a major part of 2020 raving that the iPad Pro...

Here’s how much Apple’s new iPad Pro, M1 iMac, and other products cost in India

Apple introduced a bunch of new products at its ‘Spring Loaded’ event the other day, including an all-new iPad Pro series and a new iMac powered by Apple’s ARM-based M1 chip. We also have a revamped Apple TV 4K, a new purple color option for the iPhone 12 and 12 mini, and the highly anticipated...

You can now run Windows 10 on ARM on Apple Silicon Macs

Apple is currently in the process of moving on from Intel x86 processors to their own, ARM-based silicon on their computers and laptops. And the transition so far has been shockingly painless. However, one feature of Macs that has not been able to make it to the ARM side is Boot Camp, the utility that...

Linux kernel will soon have initial support for Apple’s M1 chipset

Apple revealed its first desktop-class System-on-a-Chip design last year, the Apple M1, based on the same ARM architecture as most smartphones and tablets. While Linux has worked well on ARM devices (like the Raspberry Pi) for years, Apple's hardware is heavily customized and requires specific software support. Thankfully, we're now one step closer to running...

Next-gen Apple TV could support 120Hz refresh rate content, suggests tvOS 14.5 code

Apple is expected to launch new products at an event later this month, including new iPads, the next-gen AirPods 3, along with its second wave M1 powered Mac products. While we wait for the company to announce the official launch date, a new report now says that Apple could also be working on a refresh...

Vivaldi browser adds speed improvements and support for Macs with Apple Silicon

Privacy-focused web browser Vivaldi has been updated this week with a great enhancement for M1 Mac users. The popular Chromium-based browser is now fully compatible with the Apple Silicon platform, which means that the application now runs natively on ARM Macs powered with the M1 chip. Version 3.7 of Vivaldi is the first stable release with...

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch with mini-LED display could ship in Q2 2021

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is rumored to get an update this year and feature a new mini-LED display. It was expected that Apple would launch the new Pro model alongside more products at an event this month. However, a new piece of information suggests otherwise. It is now being said that this new mini-LED-equipped iPad...

Apple MacBook Pro 13 with Intel’s 8th-Gen Core i5 is selling at its lowest price in India yet

Apple had announced its plans to completely move away from Intel during the launch of the M1 ARM chipset last year. The company now offers the MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air, and the Mac mini, all running on Apple’s own in-house chipset, which has been proven to be faster than the Intel counterparts. At the...

Adobe Photoshop and Visual Studio are now natively supported by Apple Silicon

Apple’s transition from Intel to its own ARM chipset for Mac products is going smoother than expected. Adobe has now released Photoshop for Apple's M1-based Macs adding an important piece of software for creative professionals; while Visual Studio has also begun supporting the new silicon. Adobe says that the newly made Photoshop software for the M1...

Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon 8cx chip could rival Apple’s M1 Silicon

With Apple going strong with its in-house ARM-based chipset for its Mac products, it seems that Qualcomm will finally pull up its socks. The chipset maker is reportedly working on a new platform for Windows notebooks and 2-in-1 devices, a successor to the second-generation Snapdragon 8cx. Qualcomm’s chipsets for Windows haven’t really matched up against Intel,...

Apple discontinues iMac Pro; base variant to be available till supplies last

Just days after we learned that a new iMac model is currently in the works, Apple has reportedly discontinued the current generation iMac Pro. You can no longer opt for the made-to-order option for the model on the Apple Store, and while you may be able to get other configurations from certain third-party resellers, the...

Apple iPad Pro with mini LED, new processor similar to M1 launching this year

Apple launched various products last year despite the pandemic, and the same is expected to happen in 2021. Apart from the new iPhones later in the year, we have also heard and reported upgrades from various Mac products, including larger and more powerful MacBook Pro models, new MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac Pro. A report...