MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Nov 10th 2020

MacBreak Weekly 739

Three More Things

M1 MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro
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Category: News

Analyzing the M1 MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro:

  • M1 system-on-a-chip has 16 billion transistors, 16 neural cores
  • The new Mac Mini's 2 USB-C ports are a huge limitation
  • The new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro still have a 720p camera, but it will have an improved image signal processor 
  • You cannot upgrade the new Macs - you have to pay inflated prices for extra RAM and SDD memory
  • Big Sur arrives November 12th
  • Will Linux run on the M1?
  • We have questions about Mac compatibility
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max arrives this Friday
  • M1 power curve beats "latest PC Chip"
  • MacBook Pro battery life looks incredible
  • Analyzing the M1 chip's features
  • The Mac Mini cost less than the Apple Monitor stand
  • M1 Mac Mini vs. Intel Mac Mini
  • How important will it be to have iOS apps on Macs? And when will we get Shortcuts for Mac? 
  • Google, Facebook, Candy Crush, and others are not planning to have a macOS app
  • Will Mac's lack of a discrete GPU be a disadvantage? 
  • Fortnite tries to sneak back onto Macs through the Nvidia game streaming service
  • Apple suspends work with Pegatron over labor violations
  • HomePod Mini shipments slip into late December
  • MagSafe Duo price announced, still no release date
  • FDA clears NightWare app to treat PTSD-related nightmares
  • Panasonic develops a special vacuum to rescue Airpods from train tracks

Picks of the Week:

  • Leo's Pick: Nova code editor
  • Andy's Pick: Tip: Look Around
  • Doc's Pick: Descript
  • Rose's Pick: Forklift

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