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Some Apple M1 Mac Owners Reporting Bluetooth Connectivity Issues

A number of M1 Mac owners are reporting problems with Bluetooth connectivity on the new machines, ranging from intermittent disconnects of wireless peripherals to completely non-functional Bluetooth connections. Some users with M1 MacBook Air, M1 MacBook Pro 13-inch, and M1 Mac mini models are variously seeing problems with both third-party accessories like Bluetooth mice, keyboards, and headphones, as well as Apple products such as AirPods, Magic Mouse and Magic Keyboard. M1 owners have tak...
Tags: Apple, Bluetooth, Mac, Reddit, Logitech, MacBook Air, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro 13, Apple Silicon, AirPods Magic Mouse, M1 Mac Apple


Is Apple Silicon Ready?

Programmer Abdullah Diaa has put together a website to help determine if your favorite apps work on Apple Silicon yet. An anonymous reader shares a report from The Next Web: ... [P]lease say hello to Is Apple silicon ready? The idea behind the site is simple: it shows you if specific apps will work on laptops and desktops with Apple's in-house chip. Easy to get your head around, right? It shows you a list of software and, if they have native M1 support, they're given a green tick. Here's an im...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Intel, Rosetta, Apple Silicon, Abdullah Diaa


Kuo: Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021

Apple plans to release additional MacBook models with Apple Silicon in the second half of 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, as part of the company's two-year transition away from Intel processors across its Mac lineup. In a research note today, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said that these MacBook models will feature a new design. Kuo did not specify which models these will be, but he previously claimed that redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with Apple Silicon would launch...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Intel, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, MacRumors Kuo, TF International Securities, Apple Silicon, Apple Silicon Macs, Mac Pro Kuo


Apple M1 Hands-On Comparison: MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro vs. Mac Mini (mac rumors)

Apple's M1 Macs are out in the wild now, but ahead of the holidays, you might still be trying to figure out which one to pick up, either for yourself or as a gift for someone else. We've got all three of the new Macs available, so we thought we'd give MacRumors readers a hands-on overview of each machine in our latest YouTube video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Price wise, the Mac mini is the cheapest of the bunch at $699, while the MacBook Air starts at $999 a...
Tags: Apple, News, Mac, Intel, Rosetta, Air, MacBook Air, Gpu, Macbook Pro, MacRumors YouTube, Juli Clover, Intel Macs, Apple Silicon


How to Install Any iPhone or iPad App on an M1 Mac

Apple's M1 Macs, which are the first to be powered by an Apple-designed Arm-based chip, are able to run iOS and iPadOS apps because of the common architecture between the different operating systems. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Some iOS developers have been updating their apps to make them compatible with macOS, but there are ways to download apps that haven't been optimized and even apps that developers have prevented from being available on macOS. Watch ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Netflix, Hulu, Mac App Store, M1, MacRumors YouTube, Netflix Hulu, StackSocial, Apple Silicon


M1 Macs Able to Run Up to Six External Displays Using DisplayLink Adapters

It is possible to run up to six external displays from the M1 Mac mini, and five external displays from the M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, with the aid of DisplayLink adapters, according to YouTuber Ruslan Tulupov. This far exceeds Apple's specified limits on external displays with the M1 Macs. Apple's host of new M1 Macs are not capable of supporting as many external displays as their Intel-based predecessors by default. The previous Intel-based MacBook Air could run one external 6K or 5K ...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Intel, MacBook Air, Display, Macbook Pro, M1, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro 13, Apple Silicon, YouTuber Ruslan Tulupov, Tulupov


M1 Macs Able to Run Up to Six External Displays Using DisplayLink

It is possible to run up to six external displays from the M1 Mac mini, and five external displays from the M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, with the aid of DisplayPort adapters, according to YouTuber Ruslan Tulupov. This far exceeds Apple's specified limits on external displays with the M1 Macs. Apple's host of new M1 Macs are not capable of supporting as many external displays as their Intel-based predecessors by default. The previous Intel-based MacBook Air could run one external 6K or 5K ...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Intel, MacBook Air, Display, Macbook Pro, M1, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro 13, Apple Silicon, YouTuber Ruslan Tulupov, Tulupov


M1 Macs Able to Run Up to Six External Displays Using DisplayPort Adapters

It is possible to run up to six external displays from the M1 Mac mini, and five external displays from the M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, with the aid of DisplayPort adapters, according to YouTuber Ruslan Tulupov. This far exceeds Apple's specified limits on external displays with the M1 Macs. Apple's host of new M1 Macs are not capable of supporting as many external displays as their Intel-based predecessors by default. The previous Intel-based MacBook Air could run one external 6K or 5K ...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Intel, MacBook Air, Display, Macbook Pro, M1, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro 13, Apple Silicon, YouTuber Ruslan Tulupov, Tulupov


This handy site tells you if specific apps work on Apple Silicon yet

Apple Silicon has taken the tech world by storm. Whether it’s people learning about the architecture of the new M1 chip, its performance benchmarks, or even Linus Torvalds wanting to run Linux on the machines, Apple’s new hardware is the talk of the town. Despite things going as smoothly as in Apple’s wildest dreams most users still have a pressing question: do their favorite apps work on Apple Silicon yet? Thankfully, the beautiful genius that is Abdullah Diaa has put together a website to answ...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Apps, Linus Torvalds, Plugged, Apple Silicon, Abdullah Diaa


Apple M1 Hands-On Comparison: MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro vs. Mac Mini

Apple's M1 Macs are out in the wild now, but ahead of the holidays, you might still be trying to figure out which one to pick up, either for yourself or as a gift for someone else. We've got all three of the new Macs available, so we thought we'd give MacRumors readers a hands-on overview of each machine in our latest YouTube video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Price wise, the Mac mini is the cheapest of the bunch at $699, while the MacBook Air starts at $9...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Intel, Rosetta, Air, MacBook Air, Gpu, Macbook Pro, Mac Mini, MacRumors YouTube, Intel Macs, MacBook Pro 13, Apple Silicon


Gift Guide: 7 great gifts for anyone working from home

Let’s just get this out of the way: for the past several years, I’ve contributed the “Best Gifts for Frequent Travelers” segment to TechCrunch’s annual gift guide. I love it. It was easily my favorite gift guide to write, and it was an audience favorite, as well. But I am no longer a frequent traveler. I’ve left New York City exactly once since March. Odds are that special person in your life isn’t traveling much, either. So, in honor of this new sedentary life to which we’ve all grown accustom ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Spotify, New York, California, New York City, Tech, Cnn, Queens, Logitech, Philips, Philips Hue, iMac, Cubii


Apple Provides Instructions to Fix macOS Reinstallation Errors on M1 Macs

Shortly after the launch of Apple's new M1 Macs, we saw reports that attempts to restore and reinstall macOS on those machines right away could result in an installation error that would leave your Mac non-functional. Specifically, the error message would read: "An error occurred preparing the update. Failed to personalize the software update. Please try again." Over the weekend, Apple posted detailed instructions for users experiencing this issue. Specifically it seems the issue arises i...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Apple Silicon


Top Stories: Apple M1 Macs and HomePod Mini Launch, iOS 14.2.1 Bug Fixes for iPhone 12, App Store Fee Changes (mac rumors)

It was a week full of unboxings this week, with Apple's new M1-based Macs and the HomePod mini making their way into customers' hands for the first time. We're seeing impressive performance from all of the new products, and it'll be super interesting what Apple is able to do with its higher-powered Macs as the transition to Apple Silicon continues. This week also saw the release of a special iOS 14.2.1 update for the iPhone 12 lineup to address a few early bugs on those devices, and Apple...
Tags: Apple, News, Intel, MacBook Air, App Store, MacRumors Apple, App Store Apple, Google Home, MacRumors Staff, MacRumors Newsletter Each, Apple Silicon, Apple Silicon Macs, Siri HomeKit


Top Stories: Apple M1 Macs and HomePod Mini Launch, iOS 14.2.1 Bug Fixes for iPhone 12, App Store Fee Changes

It was a week full of unboxings this week, with Apple's new M1-based Macs and the HomePod mini making their way into customers' hands for the first time. We're seeing impressive performance from all of the new products, and it'll be super interesting what Apple is able to do with its higher-powered Macs as the transition to Apple Silicon continues. This week also saw the release of a special iOS 14.2.1 update for the iPhone 12 lineup to address a few early bugs on those devices, and Apple ann...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, Top Stories, MacBook Air, App Store, MacRumors Apple, App Store Apple, Google Home, MacRumors Newsletter Each, Apple Silicon, Apple Silicon Macs, Siri HomeKit


Astropad and Luna Display Updated With M1 Mac Support

Astropad today announced that its Luna Display and Astropad software have been updated with support for Apple's new M1 Macs. Luna Display is an adapter that allows a Mac or an iPad to be used as a secondary display for a main Mac, while Astropad is software that lets an ‌iPad‌ be used as a secondary display or drawing tablet for a Mac. The software updates allow Astropad and Luna Display to run faster on M1 Macs with lower encoding times. Here in the Astropad labs, we're working on add...
Tags: Apple, Astropad, Astropad Studio, Luna Display, Apple Silicon, Astropad Standard, Astropad Luna


Chrome for M1 Macs Runs Up to 80% Faster Than Rosetta 2 Version

Google earlier this week released a version of Chrome designed specifically for Apple's M1 Macs, and those with a new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini will want to download the Apple Silicon specific version of Chrome because it's going to run faster than the x86 version working through Rosetta 2. Following the release of the M1 version of Chrome, Ars Technica did a series of benchmarks using Speedometer 2.0, JetStream2, and Motion Mark 1.1, and in all cases, the M1 Chrome was much faste...
Tags: Apple, Chrome, Google, Ars Technica, Rosetta, M1, Jetstream, Macbook Air Macbook Pro, Apple Silicon, Chrome Ars Technica, Motion Mark, Apple Chip


Watch Apple's M1 MacBook Pro Obliterate 2020 Intel MacBook Pro in Speed Tests

Apple's first M1 Macs have defied expectations and are more powerful than anyone expected, handily beating out many other Intel Macs that Apple is continuing to sell. We've seen endless speed tests, but we thought we'd pit the M1 13-inch MacBook Pro against the model that it's replacing, the 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro with 1.4GHz quad-core Core i5 processor, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645, and 8GB RAM. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The prior-generation MacBook P...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Intel, MacBook Air, Gpu, Macbook Pro, MacRumors YouTube, Mission Control, Watch Apple, MacBook Pro 13, Intel Mac, MacBook Pro Buy Now, Apple Silicon, Intel MacBook Pro


Gillmor Gang: Apple Tacks

When the music’s over, turn out the lights. Back in the day, The Doors were one of a number of 60s rock groups to surface around the intersection of blues, R&B, and a cultural shift that challenged our notions of who was in charge. The Doors were a four-piece that sounded like something bigger. The keyboard player, Ray Manzarek, created that sleight of hand by collapsing bass, drums, guitar, keyboard, and vocal to drums, guitar, vocal, and bass on his left hand and melody on his right. In the...
Tags: Apple, TC, Florida, New York, Mac, Tech, Georgia, Intel, Gillmor Gang, MacBook Air, Bernie Sanders, Steve Gillmor, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Trump, Gillmor


Joanna Stern and John Gruber Discuss Apple M1 Transition and 'Craptastic' 720p FaceTime Cameras

In a new interview for CNBC, The Wall Street Journal's Joanna Stern and Daring Fireball's John Gruber discussed their thoughts about Apple's transition to Apple Silicon with the M1 and showed a real-world comparison of the new MacBook Pro's 720p camera. During the course of the interview, it became apparent that Gruber was using the M1 MacBook Pro's built-in webcam, while Stern actively chose to use an external camera connected to the M1 MacBook Pro. The result is a clear comparison between th...
Tags: Apple, MacBook Air, Gruber, Cnbc, John Gruber, Joanna Stern, Stern, Nilay Patel, MacBook Pro 13, Apple Silicon, Image Signal Processor, FaceTime Cameras


New Quicken 6.0 Universal App 'Twice as Fast on Apple Silicon'

Quicken has released version 6.0 of its popular finance and budgeting software that's twice as fast on Apple Silicon, according to the press release. The new version is a universal app that allows it to run natively on Apple's M1-powered machines for a faster and more seamless user experience, while the interface builds on Apple's new UI design signature for macOS Big Sur. "Quicken made a name for itself as the first personal finance solution to be used and trusted by millions of users," sa...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Quicken, Quicken for Mac, Eric Dunn, Apple Silicon, New Quicken, Big Sur Quicken


Apple Expected to Use TSMC's Advanced 5nm+ and 4nm Technologies for Future iPhone Chips, Likely Macs Too

While the A14 Bionic chip in iPhone 12 models was the first chip in the smartphone industry to be manufactured based on a 5nm process, Apple and its chipmaking partner TSMC are reportedly pushing ahead on even smaller nodes. Taiwanese research firm TrendForce today reported that Apple plans to use TSMC's next-generation 5nm+ process for the A15 chip in 2021 iPhones. TSMC's website says the 5nm+ process, which it refers to as N5P, is the "performance-enhanced version" of its 5nm process that w...
Tags: Apple, TSMC, TrendForce, Apple Silicon, Apple Silicon Macs, iPhone 13


Apple M1 Tidbits: Running iOS Apps With .IPAs, Running x86 Homebrew Apps, Accessing macOS Recovery and More

Apple's New M1 Macs began arriving to customers earlier this week, and since the M1 Apple Silicon is an entirely new chip architecture that's a major departure from the Intel chips that Apple has used for years, there's a lot to learn about the new machines. We've rounded up some useful Apple M1 tidbits below, which apply to the new Mac mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro and will be useful for new Mac owners. Running x86 Apps Homebrew Apps The developers behind the Notion app for Macs sha...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Intel, Rosetta, MacBook Air, Mac App Store, Time Machine, M1, Mac Mini, Amy, Intel Macs, MacBook Pro 13, World of Warcraft Diablo, Apple Silicon, Netflix Hulu YouTube Spotify


[Update: Now available] Google releases Apple Silicon-optimized version of Chrome for Mac

Following today's launch of M1-powered Macs today, Google has quietly released a Mac version of Chrome optimized for Apple Silicon...
Tags: Google, Apple Silicon


We compared 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro models to determine whether Apple's new M1 processor is better than Intel Core processors, and the M1 crushes its competition

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple The new MacBook Pro 13 with Apple M1 is, along with the MacBook Air and Mac Mini, are the debut devices for Apple Silicon in Mac computers.Apple boasts the Apple M1 is quicker than Intel hardware, particularly in integrated graphics, where it should easily outperform Intel's Iris Plus.The Apple M1 model of the MacBook Pro 13 is the new entry-level option, starting at $1,299 with 8GB of memory...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Mac, Trends, Tech, Intel, Ram, Rosetta, MacBook Air, Gpu, Laptops, Macbook Pro, Mac Mini, Intel Core, Apple Apple, Matthew Smith


Zoom Video Calls Drain Apple M1 MacBook Air Battery by Only 10-13% Per Hour

As more customers get their hands on the first Apple Silicon Macs, we continue to see some interesting performance and battery life tests surface based on real-world usage situations, with the latest including Zoom video calling. MacRumors forum member "acidfast7_redux," who resides in the UK, using their new MacBook Air with the M1 chip and 8GB of memory. After a 2.5 hour video call, they say their battery life dropped by 17%, and after a second 36 minute video call, their battery life dro...
Tags: Apple, UK, Intel, Rosetta, MacBook Air, Zoom, MS Office, Mac Pro Apple, Apple Silicon, Apple Silicon Macs


Mac Mini Teardown Provides Real-World Look at M1 Chip on Smaller Logic Board

A teardown of the new Mac mini has surfaced on the forum eGPU.io (via Reddit), providing us with a real-world look at Apple's new M1 chip, which is soldered onto a much smaller logic board than the one found in the 2018 model of the computer. (Note: At the time of publishing, the eGPU.io forum appears to be experiencing downtime.) The M1 is the silver chip labeled with APL1102, housing the 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine, I/O controllers, and more all in one. The unified system ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Reddit, MacBook Air, Gpu, Teardown, Mac Mini, Apple Silicon, Smaller Logic Board


Apple's Battery Health Management Feature Cannot Be Disabled on Apple Silicon Macs

Apple's battery health management feature cannot be disabled on Apple Silicon Macs, as there is no toggle switch for this in System Preferences on these machines. Battery health management cannot be disabled on Apple Silicon-based Macs Introduced in macOS Catalina version 10.15.5, the battery health management system is designed to improve the lifespan of a Mac notebook's battery by reducing the rate at which it chemically ages. The feature achieves this by monitoring the battery's temperatu...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, Catalina, Energy Saver, Apple Silicon, macOS Big Sur, Apple Silicon Macs


Apple Executives Discuss How Apple Silicon Achieves Steve Jobs' Goal of 'Making the Whole Widget'

In a new interview with Om Malik, Apple's software engineering chief Craig Federighi, marketing chief Greg Joswiak, and chipmaking chief Johny Srouji discussed the motivations behind Apple Silicon, how Apple is able to differentiate itself from its competitors, and why chip specifications are becoming irrelevant. Joswiak explained that ‌Apple Silicon‌ represents the completion of Steve Jobs' vision to make "the whole widget" for the Mac: Steve used to say that we make the whole widget. We've...
Tags: Apple, Intel, Amd, Craig, Steve, Johny Srouji, M1, Craig Federighi, Federighi, Greg Joswiak, Joswiak, Srouji, Apple Silicon, Om Malik Apple, Apple Silicon how Apple, Craig Federighi Johny Srouji Greg Joswiak


Firefox 83 for Mac Brings HTTPS-Only Mode, Pinch to Zoom, and Performance Improvements

Mozilla has released Firefox 83 on Mac, bringing new features and improvements, including a new HTTPS-Only Mode, pinch to zoom, and more. HTTPS-Only Mode is Mozilla's latest security feature that ensures users establish fully secure connections to every website they visit. If a website doesn't support the HTTPS encrypted protocol, Firefox asks for user permission before connecting. Enabling HTTPS-Only Mode is done through the Preferences menu (the three lines icon in the top-right corner of...
Tags: Apple, Firefox, Mozilla, Rosetta, Mozilla Mozilla, Apple Silicon, Big Sur Mozilla


Chrome for Mac gets a special version optimized for Apple Silicon

If you plan to own a Mac featuring Apple’s own hardware (or you’ve already bought one) and you’re a Google Chrome user, then we have...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apple Silicon



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