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Many people were delighted when Apple returned the SD card reader to its latest MacBook Pro models. Unfortunately, there have been a number of complaints about the reader slot on the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models not working as expected. In some cases, the SD cards crash and can't be accessed, while others... Read more...
It seems Apple may have a secret trick up its sleeve regarding the future of its M1 System on a Chip (SoC). A detailed analysis of the M1 Max silicon shows the architecture may have a previously undiscovered interconnect bus. This would allow the Cupertino-based company to stack multiple dies together to greatly... Read more...
Alder Lake and benchmark leaks have gone hand-in-hand, and that continues to be the case now that Intel has launched its initial batch of 12th Gen Core processors. The leaks keep coming because there are more Alder Lake CPUs on the horizon, both on the desktop and the first mobile/laptop parts. Regarding the latter, a... Read more...
It's always fun to cheer for your team, isn't it? Sometimes it seems like folks love nothing more than to divide into opposing groups over the most arbitrary of boundaries and then battle to the figurative (or literal!) death over the difference. The Tech world is full of such holy wars, but few are as intense or as... Read more...
As more revamped MacBook Pro models end up in the hands of consumers and a wider swath of reviewers, we're getting a broader view of performance. Namely, of how Apple's M1 Max and M1 Pro perform in different types of workloads an benchmarks. To that end, both chips have now left and impressive mark on PassMark. A... Read more...
We can see the shiny tips of the pitchforks and the glow of torches already, so let's begin by saying this—we're fully aware people aren't lining up to buy Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops strictly to play games (if at all). Be that as it may, Apple chose to compare its revamped MacBook Pro models to PC gaming laptops... Read more...
Here in the early going, benchmark comparisons pitting Apple's latest custom silicon against other hardware are a mixed bag of results. That's how it will probably go when the revamped MacBook Pro 16 and 14 laptops hit the street—how they fare will depend on the application. One that appears to favor Apple's newest... Read more...
Right about a year ago, Apple announced the first Macs with its own home-grown processor technology, dubbed the M1. The first 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini shipped with the company's new wonder-chip, and even the base model $700 Mac mini knocked our socks off at the time. However, CPUs don't stand... Read more...
It can sometimes be difficult to live up to lofty expectations, and Apple definitely piled the hype on its latest MacBook Pro models, powered by its next-generation M1 Max and M1 Pro custom silicon. But will the upgraded MacBook Pro lineup ultimately buckle under the weight of a mountain of hype and expectations?... Read more...