There’s been a lot of confusion this week, beginning with what “Thunderbolt 4” really means for us Mac users. Thankfully OWC’s Larry O’Connor was able to join John and Dave this week to explain. That’s not all you get, though. Your two favorite geeks carry on with advice about Big Sur, more M1 thoughts, and simply answers to all your questions about everything Mac, Apple, and technological. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things!
Apple senior engineers and executives told The Independent how Apple’s M1 chip came to be.
The Pixelmator Team announced on Friday that Pixelmator Pro will be available on Thursday, November 19, with M1 and macOS Big Sur support.
Greg Joswiak, Craig Federighi, and John Ternus spoke about the new Macs and their M1 chip in an interview.
Amidst the major architectural change of Macs from Intel to Apple’s own Silicon, the M1, the big question is how soon to jump in. It’s the M1 Mac Decision.
The latest in the wave of M1-ready Mac apps is Darkroom, a photo management and editing app.
Everything is updated to reflect the new macOS Big Sur aesthetic with native components like the new translucent sidebar and native window toolbars. We also optimized all interactions for mouse, trackpad, & keyboard input, sparing no detail in making Darkroom feel at home on the Mac.
The first benchmark scores for Macs containing the M1 chips are emerging and they show the newcomers outperforming Intel-based devices.
Omni Group announced on Thursday that its full Omni Productivity Suite has been updated to support macOS Big Sur 11.0 and the M1 chip in the newest Macs. OmniPlan, OmniFocus, OmniOutliner and OmniGraffle are available directly from the Omni Group and the Mac App Store. OmniDiskSweeper, OmniPresence and OmniWeb are available directly from the Omni Group. Additionally, The Mac Observer’s Kelly Guimont interviewed Omni Group’s founder and CEO Ken Case on the company’s work in transitioning to support M1.