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Should I buy an M1 Mac?

Apple has updated a some Macs with its M1 chip. We see if you should make the switch or stick with the Intel models

Apple has updated a some Macs with its M1 chip. We see if you should make the switch or stick with the Intel models

27 Nov 20

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Apple Patents Force Touch for MacBook Pro Touch Bar

The touch-sensitive and context-sensitive LED strip above the MacBook Pro keyboard is here to stay: Apple has plans to improve it

The touch-sensitive and context-sensitive LED strip above the MacBook Pro keyboard is here to stay: Apple has plans to improve it

27 Nov 20

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M1 MacBook beaten by MacBook Pro with eGPU

New M1 Macs offer a fast graphics card, but they cannot keep up with a powerful external graphics card

New M1 Macs offer a fast graphics card, but they cannot keep up with a powerful external graphics card

26 Nov 20

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MacKeeper 'gets Apple security clearance'

Notoriously hard-to-uninstall security program gets permission to place itself deep in your system

Notoriously hard-to-uninstall security program gets permission to place itself deep in your system

25 Nov 20

 
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Mac mini M1 has problems with Bluetooth

The Mac mini has broken away from the Intel legacy, but not entirely. The familiar Bluetooth problems also plague the new model

The Mac mini has broken away from the Intel legacy, but not entirely. The familiar Bluetooth problems also plague the new model

25 Nov 20

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M1 Macs 'could support eGPUs in future'

Apple's new Macs recognise external graphics cards when plugged in, giving hope to eGPU users

Apple's new Macs recognise external graphics cards when plugged in, giving hope to eGPU users

23 Nov 20

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M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini models disassembled

From the outside the M1 Macs look the same as before, but inside there are some surprising differences - and parallels with iPad

From the outside the M1 Macs look the same as before, but inside there are some surprising differences - and parallels with iPad

23 Nov 20

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CrossOver 20 brings Windows apps to M1 Macs

Can Apple Silicon Macs run Windows software? It appears so, and you don't even need to install Windows itself

Can Apple Silicon Macs run Windows software? It appears so, and you don't even need to install Windows itself

19 Nov 20

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Which apps work on M1 Macs?

Rosetta 2 should mean most apps run on M1 Macs, but developers are now shipping native versions. Find out which are available here

Rosetta 2 should mean most apps run on M1 Macs, but developers are now shipping native versions. Find out which are available here

19 Nov 20

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Apple's own programs bypass firewalls and VPNs in Big Sur

Apple has made strange choice in macOS 11 that pose risks to both security and privacy - and protecting yourself is not easy

Apple has made strange choice in macOS 11 that pose risks to both security and privacy - and protecting yourself is not easy

18 Nov 20

 
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New M1 Macs getting rave reviews

New M1 Mac reviews praise performance and battery life, but are disappointed with lack of iOS apps ready for Macs

New M1 Mac reviews praise performance and battery life, but are disappointed with lack of iOS apps ready for Macs

18 Nov 20

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Big Sur hints at touchscreen Macs; Apple denies this

macOS Big Sur's design and new features suggest that Macs will soon be operated via touch. But Craig Federighi has disputed this

macOS Big Sur's design and new features suggest that Macs will soon be operated via touch. But Craig Federighi has disputed this

17 Nov 20

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Apple fourth largest seller of laptops

Apple's laptop shipments up this year, but HP, Lenovo and Dell are still ahead

Apple's laptop shipments up this year, but HP, Lenovo and Dell are still ahead

17 Nov 20

 
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New M1 Mac speed scores appear online, thrashing current Macs

Geekbench results for the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini have appeared, and show that the M1 chip has real muscle

Geekbench results for the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini have appeared, and show that the M1 chip has real muscle

16 Nov 20

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When is the next Apple event?

Apple has (probably) finished its events for 2020, but rumours are already heating up about spring 2021

Apple has (probably) finished its events for 2020, but rumours are already heating up about spring 2021

16 Nov 20

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