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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...

How to run Windows 10 on an Apple Silicon Mac

Ever since Boot Camp was introduced on Macs back in 2006, it hasn't been an uncommon task to run Windows on a Mac. Boot Camp allowed users to dual-boot macOS and Windows, running both operating systems on bare metal hardware. That changes with Apple Silicon. Despite the fact that both Windows 10 and macOS run on...

Can the 24-inch iMac with Apple M1 run Windows 10?

Apple's new 24-inch iMac is its first desktop PC to include Apple Silicon. If you're thinking of jumping in and you've not played around with an Apple M1 PC before, there are some things that you need to know, such as if you can use external monitors with it. Also, depending on how you're using...

Apple iPad Pro with M1 now available for pre-order from Apple.com, Amazon and Best Buy

Apple’s latest and most powerful iPad ever, the new iPad Pro powered by the Apple M1 Silicon chip, is now up for pre-orders. You can head over to Apple’s official website, or alternatively, book one from Best Buy or Amazon. Announced at its ‘Spring Loaded’ event on April 20, the new iPad Pro series continues...

Android Studio Canary adds initial support for Apple’s new M1 Macs

Besides the web, Android is probably one of the most accessible development platforms. Physical Android devices can be incredibly cheap, and there's no shortage of emulator options for testing. And of course, the actual IDE, Android Studio, works on almost every desktop platform in existence, including macOS. However, Android Studio has been missing something: ARM support....

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...