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Apple M1 and macOS Big Sur – Get ready for a speed boost

Apple M1 and macOS Big Sur – Get ready for a speed boost

We had an inkling that today's Apple event would reveal in-house silicon from Apple, and sure enough, that's exactly what the company announced in its new M1 chip. Apple spent the event's opening moments talking about the composition of the M1, but after the discussion about the CPU was over, it was time to learn about how the M1 chip would help macOS Big Sur run better. That task fell to none other Apple's SVP of software engineering Craig Federighi.

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Apple M1 chip revealed – First Apple Silicon for Mac

Apple M1 chip revealed – First Apple Silicon for Mac

Today the Apple M1 chip was revealed as the first Apple Silicon for Mac. This desktop chip will work with unified memory architecture, an integrated GPU, and its own neural engine. Apple described this architecture as "the first personal computing chip built using industry-leading 5nm technology." This chip will be part of the larger Apple Silicon collection, running multiple sorts of devices in the next few years.

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Three new Mac devices leaked in code

Three new Mac devices leaked in code

Apple's macOS Big Sur beta code revealed three new Mac devices that'll likely be released soon. This may be the first in-code confirmation from Apple of the first Apple Silicon Mac devices. The code appeared in the macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 beta 1 that appeared for developers this week.

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New iMac release with Apple chip may change your next buy plan

New iMac release with Apple chip may change your next buy plan

Apple Silicon MacBooks are only the first MacOS computers to roll with the company's own-designed processors. Tips from supply chain sources this week suggest Apple is hard at work on its first desktop computer processor as well. This could change the way MacOS computers work (and play). Will this change your plans to buy a new computer in the near future?

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2020 27-inch iMac teardown reveals the empty space inside

2020 27-inch iMac teardown reveals the empty space inside

Apple just announced a refresh of its largest iMac with some of the highest specs you would be able to get from that all-in-one computer family. Of course, you might not be able to tell just by looking at it because the very familiar face hides all the upgrades inside. It's not all upgrades, however, as Apple did remove something important and its absence leaves a literal empty spot inside this year's 5K 27-inch iMac.

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A maxed out mid-2020 iMac 27-inch is nearly $9k: Here’s what you get

A maxed out mid-2020 iMac 27-inch is nearly $9k: Here’s what you get

The mid-2020 iMac may not quite be ready for Apple Silicon, but that doesn't mean it's any less of a powerhouse if you open your wallet wide. Put up for order today, the newest iteration of the macOS all-in-one may look the same, but there are plenty of new features inside, along with some performance upgrades you simply couldn't get before.

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Apple iMac gets mid-2020 Intel upgrade

Apple iMac gets mid-2020 Intel upgrade

Apple has updated the iMac, giving the all-in-one desktop a processor bump and other improvements, though not changing the familiar styling of the macOS computer. The refresh - a longstanding rumor - comes ahead of the switch to Apple Silicon, the Cupertino company's in-house Arm-based chipsets which it officially confirmed at WWDC 2020 earlier this year.

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Apple reports record Q3 2020 revenue numbers despite pandemic

Apple reports record Q3 2020 revenue numbers despite pandemic

Apple has announced its third-quarter financial results for the 2020 fiscal year, revealing multiple new June quarter records for the company. Sales of Apple's most popular consumer devices were up across the board, with Apple ultimately saying that it experienced double-digit growth across its Products and Services segments. The financial quarter ended on June 27, 2020.

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New Apple iMac Geekbench leak teases exclusive Intel Core i9 CPU

New Apple iMac Geekbench leak teases exclusive Intel Core i9 CPU

An unannounced Apple iMac has appeared in leaked Geekbench benchmarks indicating that not only is one on the horizon, but that it'll potentially be running an exclusive Intel Core i9-10910 CPU. Rumors earlier this year suggested that Apple is working on a new iMac model, stoking anticipation that it may have been on the WWDC 2020 roster -- hope that didn't ultimately pan out.

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13.3-inch MacBook, 24-inch iMac rumored to be first Apple ARM computers

13.3-inch MacBook, 24-inch iMac rumored to be first Apple ARM computers

The first few months of the year were rough for companies and organizations that regularly hold large events year in and year out. Most have canceled while others have put their events on hold, albeit indefinitely. Google did cancel its annual I/O developers conference but Apple is pushing ahead with an online version of its yearly WWDC. And it's a good thing, too, because it's now expected to make one of the biggest announcements in the company's history since the late Steve Jobs announced it would be abandoning the PowerPC platform for Intel.

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New iMac 2020 tipped for WWDC: Here’s what to expect

New iMac 2020 tipped for WWDC: Here’s what to expect

Apple's WWDC isn't normally a hardware-fest, but that could change this year with talk of a new iMac making its debut at the annual developer event. Set to be held later this month, WWDC 2020 was already expected to have big news in the shape of official confirmation of Apple's efforts to oust Intel from its computers in favor of its own, Arm-based chips. Now, there's a second big hardware rumor.

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New HomePod, iMac, budget iPads are coming later this year

New HomePod, iMac, budget iPads are coming later this year

Despite the lockdowns, quarantines, and shelter-in-place orders, work still has to be done. This is especially true for physical products that have a limited window of opportunity to get out the door. That's harder to do when you very secretive company like Apple that is known for keeping things under tight wraps, or at least as much as they can. The global pandemic has forced Apple to yield some ground and, in doing so, may have also yielded some clues to its upcoming products.

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