M1 Stories April 9

While we’ve seen a variety of different efforts to bring Linux support to the M1 Macs, official support could be coming sooner than expected. As reported by Phoronix, the upcoming Linux 5.13 cycle could be when preliminary support for the M1 Macs is added.

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M1 Stories April 8

Readdle’s popular multi-purpose ‘Documents’ app now available on M1 Macs

Readdle’s Documents for iPhone and iPad is a multi-purpose app that offers everything from local and cloud storage, downloads management, PDF editor, media player, and even a VPN. Now the company is making it available for M1 Macs.

M1 Stories April 7

Intel shows off MacBook Pro in an ad for a processor Apple doesn’t use

Intel has been throwing a lot of shade at Apple since the company started the shift to its Apple Silicon chips with the first M1 Macs last fall. The most recent series of its “Go PC” ads even feature former “I’m a Mac” star Justin Long mocking the new M1 Macs. In an ironic move, Intel is now using the MacBook Pro in a new ad to promote “The world’s best processor on a thin and light laptop” that’s not found in any of Apple’s notebooks.

M1 Stories April 6

While the three M1 Macs released in late 2020 have been widely praised for a host of advancements, one criticism has been that the hardware is not upgradeable or repairable after purchase with the major components soldered to the board. In an interesting development, an engineer in China has reportedly discovered how to successfully upgrade both the SSD and RAM on M1 Macs – but of course, it’s a very risky and difficult move.

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M1 Stories April 1

Opera browser gets M1 Mac support with 2x faster performance

Opera is out today with the latest update for its Mac browser. The new release brings official Apple Silicon support and the company says users can expect performance that’s two times faster on M1 Macs.

M1 Stories March 18

Intel is continuing its desperate campaign against Apple Silicon. After recruiting former “I’m a Mac” star Justin Long for a series of video advertisements, Intel has now launched a dedicated website comparing Apple’s M1 chip vs. Intel. Unsurprisingly, the claims being made by Intel are a bit misleading…

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