2022 Mac Pro Will Continue Using Intel Processors
Apple plans to eventually shift all of its Mac computers to its own Apple Silicon platform. So far they’ve done that for some of their lower-end computers, but many have rightfully wondered what this means for their higher-end computers like the Mac Pro. It turns out that maybe Apple might not be ready to make the full transition yet.
Truck Driver Tried To Smuggle CPUs Strapped To His Body
People smuggle all sorts of things these days for various reasons. Maybe import taxes are too high, or maybe it’s illegal to sell it officially, but whatever the case, we’ve seen some pretty creative ways smugglers have gone about trying to hide their stash from being discovered by the authorities.
Even Apple Did Not Believe How Energy Efficient The M1 Chip Was
When Apple announced the M1 chip and the computers that would use it, one of the standout features was battery life. This is because the M1 functions similar to the A-series SoC, a different approach compared to Intel’s x86 design, and as a result, the M1 MacBook Pro offered battery life that lasted 16 hours and 25 minutes for web surfing.
Windows 11 Won’t Be Officially Supported On Intel Macs
Windows 11 was recently announced and it seems that there are going to be a bunch of changes that we can look forward to. However, if you’re a Mac user hoping to run Windows 11 on your computer, you’d be out of luck, and yes, we are speaking to all you Intel Mac users out there.
Some macOS Monterey Features Won’t Be Available For Intel Macs
With all the new features that macOS Monterey will be bringing to the table, we’re sure that many Mac owners are excited to upgrade to it once it becomes available. Unfortunately for some Mac owners, you won’t be able to take full advantage of the upgrade because Intel-based Mac computers will not be getting some of the new features.
Intel’s Latest 11th Gen Processor Brings 5.0GHz Clock Speeds To Thin Laptops
When we think of thin and light laptops, the goal here is obviously portability. If you wanted a more powerful laptop, you probably have to opt for something a bit bigger with the necessary hardware to give it that extra kick, but that might not be needed anymore. This is thanks to Intel’s latest 11th gen processors.
Apple’s In-House 5G Modem Will Probably Arrive 2023 At The Earliest
A few years ago, Apple spent an eye-watering $1 billion acquiring Intel’s modem business. Presumably the idea was that Apple would leverage the tech and work that Intel has done and eventually start making their own 5G modems for future iPhones, iPads, and maybe even MacBook laptops.
Intel Uses Machine Learning To Make GTA’s Graphics Look Scarily Photorealistic
GTA 5’s graphics are decent and it looks good considering how old the game is, but we would never ever call it realistic-looking, but that might not be a bad thing. That being said, if you’ve ever wondered what a game like GTA could look like had it been developed with photorealistic graphics in mind, then you’re in luck.
M1 iMac Found To Be At Least 50% Faster Than 21-inch Intel iMac
Back in April, Apple finally gave its iMac lineup a much-deserved upgrade in terms of hardware and design. This came in the form of a new form factor, the 24-inch iMac, which was also powered by Apple’s new Apple Silicon M1 chipset that debuted in several Mac computers towards the end of 2020.
2021 iPad Pro Benchmarks Are Pretty Impressive
When Apple announced their latest iPad Pro, it was actually a bit of a surprise that the company opted to go with the M1 chipset instead of an “X” or “Z” variant of their A-series chipset. However, it seems to have been a wise decision because based on the benchmarks of the tablet, it is handling itself very well.
New Variants Of ‘Spectre’ Processor Flaws Have Been Discovered
Several years ago, vulnerabilities were discovered with Intel and AMD’s processors known as Spectre. The companies worked quickly to try and fix and mitigate the issues, where they started shipping new models that supposedly addressed the problems, but it looks like Spectre isn’t going away anytime soon.
Apple Claims They Are Now Selling More M1 Macs Than Intel-Based Models
Late last year, Apple finally launched their first wave of Mac computers powered by the M1 Apple Silicon chipset. This is part of Apple’s two-year plan in which they will make the full transition to Apple Silicon in place of Intel, and it seems to be a strategy that is working out well for the company.
Apple Continues To Sell 21.5-inch And 27-inch Intel iMacs Alongside 24-inch M1 iMac
Apple recently unveiled their brand new 24-inch M1 powered iMac. However, for those who might not fancy the design, or still prefer to use Intel, or prefer a larger model, you might be interested to learn that Apple is still selling both the Intel powered 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs alongside the new 24-inch model.
Microsoft Surface 4 Launched With Intel And AMD Processor Options
When it comes to building computers, we usually have a choice between Intel and AMD. Both have their pros and cons, although usually when it comes to prebuilts, a lot of companies tend to offer Intel only. However, if you’re looking for an AMD powered computer, then Microsoft has you covered.
Intel Wants To Help Apple Make Future Apple Silicon Chipsets
Some of you might have noticed that just last week, Intel launched a campaign in which they basically bashed Apple’s M1 chipset and compared it against PCs running Intel processors. We can’t say we’re surprised as Intel is probably a bit upset that Apple has more or less ended their business relationship.
MSI Stealth 15M Review (i7-11375H+RTX3060)
The MSI Stealth 15M is a 15-inch ultralight gaming laptop similar to Intel’s concept presented at CES 2021. Gaming laptops come in all shapes and forms, but, indeed, they are rarely slim and light. The MSI Stealth 15M pushes the boundaries for gaming performance / Lbs, a metric that can be key for some users.
Intel Launches Dedicated Website Comparing Its Processors Against Apple’s M1
Apple’s decision to move away from Intel’s processors in favor of their own Apple Silicon chipsets is probably something that Intel can’t have been too happy about. The company has largely kept silent since then, but it seems that their silence did not last too long as they have gone on the offensive.
A Professional Photographer Puts Apple’s M1 Chipsets To The Test
With Apple’s new M1 chipsets, many professionals are wondering how it holds up compared to Intel’s processors. After all, Intel has been more or less the industry standard for a while, and changing to a brand new platform could have the potential to negatively impact a professional’s workflow.
Intel Fires Back At Apple With A Bunch Of Benchmarks
When Apple’s M1 Mac computers were launched, many were quick to run the computer through its paces to see whether or not the new M1 chipsets could deliver as promised. To everyone’s delight, Apple’s M1 chipset not only delivered, but in some instances seemed to perform better than advertised.
Intel Releases Their First Discrete Desktop GPU
Graphics processors aren’t exactly new to Intel. There’s a good chance that if you’ve ever bought a budget PC or laptop, it comes with Intel’s onboard graphics, which admittedly aren’t exactly very good for hardcore gamers, but they are usually good enough to get the job done, for the most part.