MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Nov 17th 2020

MacBreak Weekly 740

I'm a Desktop Stan

M1 Macs Blow Intel Macs Away

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Category: News

M1 Macs Blow Intel Macs Away

  • M1 Mac benchmarks and reviews
  • M1 is not a first-gen chip
  • Rosetta 2 is amazing
  • Why PCs will never be able to catch up with Apple
  • Running iOS apps on M1 is a mixed bag
  • Native M1 apps are coming along quickly
  • M1 Macs are going to change the PC landscape
  • Should you buy a Mac Mini, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro? 
  • Is there any room left for Windows? 
  • iPhone 12 Mini vs. iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • MacBooks' 720pm camera is still garbage, but slightly prettier garbage
  • Launching apps on the M1 MacBook Air is ridiculously fast
  • M1 MacBook battery life is amazing, and SSD is twice as fast
  • M1 benchmarks are off the chart
  • Does Big Sur's UI show that we are headed to a touchscreen Mac? 
  • Big Sur is really big
  • Big Sur is bricking older MacBooks
  • You can't install or boot Big Sur from and external drive
  • OCSP certificate slowdown prevents Mac apps from running, Big Sur from downloading, iPhone setup from working. Apple promises changes
  • Apple is planning a "Christmas Surprise"

Picks of the Week

  • Leo's Pick: MacPorts
  • Andy's Pick: Tot Text Tool
  • Rene's Pick: DJI mini 2
  • Lory's Pick: Twinkly smart Christmas lights

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