Apple Silicon

Though primarily a software-focused event, Apple’s WWDC keynotes are often stage for an interesting hardware announcement or two as well, and this year Apple did not disappoint. At the company’s biggest Mac-related keynote of the year, Apple unveiled the M2, their second-generation Apple Silicon SoC for the Mac (and iPad) platform. Touting modest performance gains over the original M1 SoC of around 18% for multithreaded CPU workloads and 35% in peak GPU workloads, the M2 is Apple’s first chance to iterate on their Mac SoC to incorporate updated technologies, as well as to refresh their lower-tier laptops in the face of recent updates from their competitors. With the king of the M1 SoCs, M1 Ultra, not even 3 months behind them, Apple hasn’t wasted any...

The Apple "Peek Performance" Event Live Blog (Starts at 10am PT/18:00 UTC)

Join us a bit later today for Apple's spring product launch event, which for this year is being called "Peek Performance". The presentation kicks off at 10am Pacific (18:00 UTC...

79 by Ryan Smith on 3/8/2022

The 2020 Mac Mini Unleashed: Putting Apple Silicon M1 To The Test

Last week, Apple made industry news by announcing new Mac products based upon the company’s new Apple Silicon M1 SoC chip, marking the first move of a planned 2-year...

682 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/17/2020

Apple Announces The Apple Silicon M1: Ditching x86 - What to Expect, Based on A14

Today, Apple has unveiled their brand-new MacBook line-up. This isn’t an ordinary release – if anything, the move that Apple is making today is something that hasn’t happened in...

644 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/10/2020

The Apple Fall 2020 Mac Event Live Blog: 10am PST (18:00 UTC)

Today Apple is expected to pull the trigger on new ‘Apple Silicon’ Macbooks. Years in the making, today we should be hearing about a lew of new devices from...

156 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/10/2020

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