Apple seems to enjoy doing this to us. That is, making the process of selecting an iPad really hard. A lower level product leapfrogs a pro product in some technical respects. Deciding which to buy then involves a very careful analysis and comparison of the specs. And user needs.
Apple may have exciting plans for the trackpad on ARM-based MacBook Pros.
John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple’s ARM transition, and how that move impacts Macs but could impact PCs as well.
This week, Particle Debris opens with an in-depth look at ARM technology as well as a former Apple exec’s view of how the Apple Silicon move will change the entire computer industry.
John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss what emulation looks like on newly announced Apple Silicon processors.
We’ve been hearing the rumor for years. Now it’s official. Macs will soon make the transition from Intel CPUs to Apple silicon.
At WWDC 2020, we learned about Rosetta 2 on Apple Silicon Macs, as well as great new virtualization features for gamers and developers.
If Apple moves to Arm-based Macs, will it affect Intel? Some say the move will be a double-whammy, but it might actually help the chip giant.
Bryan Chaffin is joined by Jeff Gamet to discuss macOS and Mac hardware on ARM processors, along with their ideas about how much we might see at WWDC. They also discuss their hopes for HomePod and how it might improve.
John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss what the ARM Mac rollout could look like next week at WWDC 2020.
At first blush, the financial impact of Apple abandoning Intel CPUs for its Macs looks relatively minor. But there’s a deeper reason ARM-Based Macs hurt Intel. And it’s a whopper.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss reports of Apple announcing new processors at WWDC later this month.
John Martellaro and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss ARM processors, what exactly they are why Apple wants to develop them.
Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss malware bought and reused by the NSA, and the future of Mac processors.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman and Ian King report:
Apple Inc. hired one of ARM Holdings Inc.’s top chip engineers as the iPhone maker looks to expand its own chip development to more powerful devices, including the Mac, and new categories like a headset.
The company hired Mike Filippo in May for a chip architect position, according to his LinkedIn profile.
For Apple to divest the Mac of Intel CPUs while maintaining X86 compatibility will require some serious engineering skill. This looks like one step in the process.
It’s been presumed that future Macs using A-series CPUs would, via hardware and software magic, maintain Intel X86 compatibility. Maybe not.
Some Mac Pro fan mockups have been circulating, and Bryan Chaffin is joined by John Kheit to discuss their pros and cons. And surprise, John Kheit is full of mostly cons, so they also discuss what they think the Mac Pro needs to be awesome. They also discuss the state of the chip industry, Intel’s 56-core Cascade Lake, and Apple’s ARM ambitions for the Mac. They wrap up the show with a look at John’s obsessive research to find the best USB-C cable.
Host Kelly Guimont chats with Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro about this round of Project Titan Layoffs, and ARM processors coming to Macs.
Instead of relying on Intel for manufacturing, Apple could better plan out its Mac roadmap for future product development.