M1X Mac Mini Will Come With A Brand New Industrial Design
Apple’s Mac mini hasn’t really changed much in terms of design. For the most part it has been this square metal box, which is fine because it gets the job done, but according to Jon Prosser in his latest video, he claims that the next-gen Mac mini with the M1X chipset will come with a new industrial design.
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.
Future iPhones Might Not Even Come With Buttons
There have been rumors suggesting that Apple could be developing an iPhone without any ports for the future. Now it seems that not only could we see a portless iPhone, but an iPhone that lacks any kind of visible buttons. This is according to a patent discovered by AppleInsider which suggests that Apple is exploring the concept of invisible buttons.
It Turn Out You Can Upgrade The M1 Mac Mini’s Storage And RAM
While Apple’s computers have never really been what you would call customizable (save for the Mac Pro), some of them do support user upgrades to a certain extent, like the iMac which features a backdoor that lets users add extra RAM modules themselves quickly, easily, and not to mention safely.
Displays Won’t Wake When Connected To M1 Mac Mini
The Mac mini does not come with a display, which means that users will need to supply their own display if they want to use it. However, it seems that the M1 Mac mini is having some display related issues. According to numerous complaints, it seems that a problem that users are having is that their displays aren’t waking up when they turn on the Mac mini.
Apple Silicon Powered Mac Pro Could Look Like A Bigger Mac Mini
With Apple slowly updating its Mac computers and introducing new Apple Silicon powered variants, it did not come as a surprise to learn that Apple could be planning something similar for the Mac Pro as well. We heard rumors that the use of the Apple Silicon meant that Apple could shrink down the computer.
Apple Investigating External Display Issues When Connected To M1 Mac Mini
Apple’s M1 Mac mini can be thought of as the company’s first M1 powered desktop computer. However, it’s not necessarily a complete system as you would need to provide your own monitor, but now it seems that some M1 Mac mini users are experiencing some weird display glitches when they do.
Someone Got Linux Up And Running On An M1 Mac Mini
Not a fan of Apple’s macOS operating system but like the new M1 hardware that accompanies it? Then maybe installing a different operating system could be the answer, and no, we’re not talking about Windows. Thanks to the team at Corellium, it appears that they have managed to get Linux up and running on the M1 powered Mac mini.
M1 Macs Will No Longer Be Able To Sideload Unsupported iOS Apps
To help deal with the initial shortage of native apps developed for the M1 chipset, Apple has allowed users to install iOS apps on M1 Mac computers. Even though iOS apps aren’t necessarily optimized for laptops or computers, it still helps to fill a void, even if it is temporary.
M1 Mac Mini Running ARM Windows Outperforms Microsoft’s Surface Pro X
Right now, Apple’s M1 Mac computers do not support the running of virtualization software like Parallels or Boot Camp, which means that those looking to run Windows alongside macOS are out of luck, at least for now, and as far as official support is concerned. However, developer Alexander Graf managed to get the ARM version of Windows up and running.
M1 Mac Mini Helps Apple Nab Number One Spot In Japanese Desktop PC Market
Last time when it came to choosing an Apple computer, there were so many factors to consider such as which Intel processor to get, which GPU to get, how much RAM do you need, and so on. This was further complicated by Apple’s lineup where not all models had similar specs, like if you wanted a discrete GPU and a desktop form factor, you could only choose between the iMac, […]
M1 Mac Mini Users Are Experiencing Bluetooth Connectivity Issues
Many praises have been heaped upon Apple’s new M1 computers, but that doesn’t mean that it is completely immune to problems. In fact, according to multiple user reports, it appears that some M1 Mac Mini users are having some connectivity issues when it comes to Bluetooth devices pairing with the computer.
Apple’s New M1 Macs Can Unofficially Support Up To 6 Displays
According to the official specs listed by Apple, Apple’s new M1 powered Mac mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro will only support anywhere between 1-2 external displays. This is versus the Intel-powered variants that can support more, but is the limit of 1-2 displays true? It turns out not really.
Check Out How Apple’s M1 Chips Handle Games
Apple’s computers have typically never really been known for their gaming capabilities. While they do play games just fine, Mac users probably can’t really expect to run games at the same higher level settings that PC gamers can, so the question is, with the new M1 chips that ditches Intel and AMD, how will Apple’s computers handle games?
New Apple Silicon Benchmarks Surface And They Are Promising
Apple’s transition to their own custom chipsets has been called “brave” by some, and we have to agree to a certain extent. Intel is pretty much the dominating hardware of choice when it comes to computer processors, with many applications designed for its hardware, so for Apple to launch something new in such an established ecosystem does seem risky.
Apple’s A12Z Mac Mini Seemingly Outperforms Microsoft’s ARM-Based Surface Pro X
The concept of ARM-based computers isn’t new, and in fact, other companies have attempted this in the past. Microsoft is one of those companies where they launched the Surface Pro X back in 2019. However, it seems that despite it being a newer device, it appears that Geekbench listings have revealed that Apple’s Mac Mini powered by the A12Z Bionic chipset has managed to outperform it.
iMac And Mac Mini Refresh Could Be Announced Soon
Both Apple’s iMac and Mac Mini computers have not been updated for quite a while, with the last iMac refresh taking place about a year ago, and the Mac Mini being more than a year ago. However, there is some good news as it appears that there could be refreshes to either product on the horizon.
Apple Debuts A New Redesigned Online Refurbished Store
Apple’s products have never been referred to as cheap. However if for whatever reason you must own an Apple product, then chances are you might already be familiar with the fact that Apple sells refurbished products on its website. In fact the company has recently launched a redesigned online refurbished store.
Luna Turns Your iPad Pro Into A Display For The Mac Mini
One of the upsides of the Mac Mini is that it is small and portable which means that placing it anywhere in your home is possible, as long as you have a display that you can attach to it (along with a keyboard and mouse). However if you’d rather not get a separate display, it seems that the folks at Luna Display have stumbled upon a pretty cool alternative.
2018 Mac Mini Teardown Shows How Repairable It Is
Apple’s computers haven’t exactly been known to be repair-friendly. This is one of the company’s main criticisms as Apple’s official repairs tend to be pretty expensive. However in the case of Apple’s newly-launched Mac Mini, it turns out that it isn’t as hard to fix compared to some of the company’s other computers.