APPLE M1 Posts on XDA

Apple working on thinner, more powerful MacBook Air alongside new MacBook Pro with SD card slot

We’ve already heard a few rumors about Apple’s upcoming MacBook products for 2021. Last week, we heard that the company is working on new MacBook Pro models (14-inch and 16-inch) that could launch this year with newer and more powerful ARM-based in-house chips. It has also been speculated that these might ditch the Touch Bar...

Linux can now be run on the Mac Mini with Apple Silicon

Ever since Apple launched its new Macs with the company's new high-performance ARM chips, third-party software developers have been hard at work getting alternative operating systems up and running on the new hardware. Early last month, a few developers booted Windows 10 and Fedora Linux on an M1 Mac via virtualization, but the biggest breakthrough...

Apple MacBook Pro 16, MacBook Pro 14 may bring back the MagSafe magnetic charger

Apple began updating its Mac lineup with the new ARM-based M1 chipset last year. Ever since then, there have been rumors that the company is working on new and more powerful variants of the processor to power more products in the future. A new report now suggests that Apple is indeed working on two new...

Discussion: What are you most looking forward to in 2021?

2020 definitely gave us much more than what we wanted. While it can unanimously be called more bitter than sweet, the tech industry saw major advancements. Last week, we asked you about your favorite smartphone features of 2020 and your favorite smartphone of 2020 and received some exceptional responses. But since we are already in...

Apple Silicon chips with desktop beating performance expected to be on their way

Apple seems to have only scratched the surface with its new M1 chip that it introduced last month. A new report now suggests that the Cupertino giant is already testing more powerful chipsets that can arrive as soon as early next year. In a bid to shift from Intel to its own Apple Silicon platform, the...

Developers boot Windows 10 and Linux via virtualization on Apple Silicon Mac

Ever since Apple announced its custom ARM-based chipset for the Mac lineup, the Apple M1 SoC, modding enthusiasts have waited for the platform to be blown wide open. Users have theorized for a long time now whether it would be possible to boot Windows or standard Linux distributions on ARM Macs. After all, the mainline...

Apple shifts from Intel to ARM with the M1 SoC in the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13, and Mac Mini

As promised, Apple at its ‘One More Thing’ event has officially launched its custom ARM-based chipset for its Mac lineup. The new M1 is the first Apple Silicon system-on-chip (SoC) that is designed based on the company’s successful ARM-based mobile chips seen on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Apple had first spoken about its...