The trajectory of the iMac lineup is about to change forever

Throughout the history of the Mac, Apple has changed the central processing unit (CPU) from their Mac lineup several times, from PowerPC processors to most notably — Intel.

Although these were great collaborations and very powerful hardware, we cannot deny that at the end of last year, when the Apple Silicon M1 chip came out, the performance completely wowed us. The new chipset is so fast that even the entry-level M1 Macs are faster than some of the spec’d out Intel-based Macs.

It’s also worth mentioning that last year's release of the powerful M1 chip was just the beginning.


And what exactly to expect

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This new budget iPhone could be the phone you’ve been waiting for!

Last year around April time, we had the release of the second-generation iPhone SE. It is argued that the iPhone SE is the best budget smartphone you can buy as it’s only $400 and topped with a chipset that is still faster than what is inside some top flagship phones.

The specs inside of this phone are excellent and you get a fantastic camera system for half the price of the Pro phones. You also rest assured in the knowledge of software support for around four years.

With…


Apple is shifting its UI design after a decade of the same look.

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The rumor mill is churning and we keep seeing more leakers focusing on the upcoming reveal of the new iOS. An iOS update means more new features for people's iPhones, and that’s always very exciting for Apple fans.

Apple will release this new iOS at their event, which begins on the 7th of June, and then release the update to the public in September.

We know this because Apple has been following a consistent release schedule when it comes to their iOS releases. Firstly, they show off the headline features at the summer WWDC, roll out beta versions…


Here is what you can expect

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Let’s talk about the soon-to-be-released 14-inch MacBook Pro model.

The M1 MacBook Pro is a great laptop, but the limited amount of unified memory and the fact that you only get two ports (on the base model) is limiting for a lot of users. Although the graphics performance is the best we’ve seen in a 13-inch MacBook Pro, it’s still not enough for some of the programs like Blender (a 3D computer graphics software toolset used for creating animations).

In these situations, having a 4-port higher-performance MacBook Pro makes sense. The Intel-based 4-port that Apple is currently still selling is…


Cameras, storage options, shipping delays, and more

This week, we got an update on the iPhone 13’s cameras, news of new storage options as well as some bad news about the whole product lineup.

The first “story” comes from credible analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and he states that the wide-angle cameras in the iPhone 13 are going to remain unchanged.

In an investor note obtained by , Ming-Chi Kuo stated that the iPhone 13 mini, the iPhone 13, and the iPhone 13 Pro are all going to feature the same 7P wide-angle lens with an ƒ/1.6 aperture as their respective iPhone 12 counterparts.

Of course, this standard wide-angle…


M1 Macs appear to be chewing through their SSDs, but it’s not as serious as it sounds

There is one issue with the M1 MacBook Air that concerns a lot of people. I’m talking about the issue with swap file usage and the effect that this has on the health of your SSD.

If this issue is as serious as it has been made out to be, then the implication is total SSD failure which would require a complete logic board replacement.

A spinning hard drive has moving parts therefore it’s easy to see how these mechanical items fail over time. With an SSD, it may seem that there is no wear and tear happening as it…


Here’s what the differences in real-world usage are

Over the past six months, there has been a lot of hype and attention around the new M1 Macs. These machines have been available since November last year.

So, which one should you chose?

The choice between the Mini, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air should be simpler than choosing between the two laptops.

If you want more mobile computing, you need a laptop.
If you’re primarily going to be working at a desk with a big external monitor, you should give the Mac Mini a serious look.

Additionally, you will get a lot more for your money in terms of RAM and storage if you go…


Intel’s anti-Apple ads are seriously backfiring!

As most Apple fans already know, last year Apple released the first M1 Macs featuring their own custom silicon. These machines have proven to be incredibly powerful and they are selling like crazy too. However, one company isn’t so happy about Apple’s success and that is Intel, whose chips were unceremoniously dumped from the lineup.

The reason we keep seeing Intel Macs get de-listed is likely due to the fact that Tim Cook has put his foot down and doesn’t want anything to do with Intel once the Intel components they already have on the shelf are gone.

Recently, Intel…


At the starting price of $6000, here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s Mac Pro.

The Mac Pro is a computer a lot of people have been waiting for since the old 5.1 old Mac Pro got ditched in favour of the infamous trash can Mac.

If we think about what has happened over the last five years, consumer-grade CPUs and GPUs have advanced so much that, in most cases, we don’t really need the Pro hardware anymore. This is because there are a bunch of new entry-level computers in Apple’s lineup that are powerful enough to cater to professionals.

Traditionally, the Mac Pro has been favoured due to its expandability. You get user-accessible hard…


The inevitable Apple Silicon iMac is coming sooner than later.

The Apple Silicon iMac appears in a crash log and we finally have evidence of an Apple Silicon based desktop computer from Apple.

When this computer crashed DaftCloud (a third-party SoundCloud application for macOS) and sent a report to developer Dennis Obehoff — he could see the software crashed while running on an ARM iMac. ↓

Robert C.

A student and Apple enthusiast.

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