8 thoughts after the Apple M1 event

8 thoughts after the Apple M1 event

M1 is the most exciting thing to happen to Macs. Here are some thoughts after the event.
Geekbench shows MacBook Air with M1 chip outclassing 16-inch MacBook Pro

Geekbench shows MacBook Air with M1 chip outclassing 16-inch MacBook Pro

M1 looks like the most exciting thing to happen to Macs in a long time.
The first Apple Silicon for Macs is the M1, coming to new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini

The first Apple Silicon for Macs is the M1, coming to new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini

The first Apple Silicon for Macs is called M1 and it’s coming to three new Macs.
Don’t worry, your Microsoft Office apps will run fine on the new Apple M1-based Macs

Don’t worry, your Microsoft Office apps will run fine on the new Apple M1-based Macs

First launch of each Office app will take longer though as Rosetta 2 needs to first work its magic.
Facebook, Google and other developers not offering Apple Silicon apps at launch

Facebook, Google and other developers not offering Apple Silicon apps at launch

Do not expect the iOS versions of Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Gmail to be available at launch on the upcoming Apple Silicon-powred Macs.
Apple's rumoured A14X benchmarks leak ahead of Apple Silicon Mac event

Apple's rumoured A14X benchmarks leak ahead of Apple Silicon Mac event

Rumoured A14X benchmarks leak and, yup, it's fast.
Rumours say Apple will announce not one but three new MacBooks at next week's event
Apple announces "One more thing" event for 10 Nov

Apple announces "One more thing" event for 10 Nov

The first Apple Silicon-powered device is expected to be announced next week.
Two variants of the A14 chipsets said to be coming to the Mac

Two variants of the A14 chipsets said to be coming to the Mac

This could be the A14 chipset roadmap for the first Apple Silicon Macs.
Apple could unveil its first Apple Silicon Mac in mid-November

Apple could unveil its first Apple Silicon Mac in mid-November

A flurry of Apple products in the run-up to the holiday season.