Neowin News Feed for: Mac on arm on arm/ Neowin News Feed for: Mac on arm en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Apple might be removing Rosetta 2 from M1 Macs in some countries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After releasing a new macOS Big Sur beta yesterday, it was discovered that Apple might be removing Rosetta 2 translation from its M1 Macs, but only in certain regions, and it&#039;s unclear why. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:42:01 +0000 MacBook Pro 13 (M1) review: A heck of a start for Apple, but not very pro <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s new custom ARM processors are here, and there&#039;s a lot of good, but there&#039;s also some bad. The performance is the best we&#039;ve seen from ARM so far, and the battery life is incredible. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Sat, 27 Feb 2021 11:00:01 +0000 Intel Evo vs Apple Silicon part three: Setting up the peripherals <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the third installment of the Intel Evo vs Apple Silicon series, we&#039;re looking at getting things set up, including the Razer Core X GPU enclosure, the Samsung T7 Touch SSD, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Sat, 30 Jan 2021 17:00:02 +0000 Intel Evo vs Apple Silicon part one: Unboxing the MacBook Pro 13 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s new custom ARM processors have been praised by reviewers, and Apple has been making some big promises. We&#039;re going to see if its new hardware can live up to the company&#039;s hype. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Sat, 30 Jan 2021 13:00:01 +0000 Apple reportedly planning a thinner, redesigned MacBook Air <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report, Apple is once again planning to redesign its MacBook Air, making it thinner and lighter, and also adding a magnetic charging port. It will include Apple Silicon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:12:01 +0000 Microsoft Edge Insiders can test out native M1 support on Mac <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft released a new Edge Canary build yesterday afternoon, finally natively supporting Apple&#039;s new ARM-based Macs. No other Insider branches will see native support until next year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 17 Dec 2020 16:06:01 +0000 Microsoft releases Edge Dev 89.0.731.0; Mac M1 support coming soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today released its latest Edge build in the weekly Dev channel. There&#039;s not a lot that&#039;s new, but the company said that it&#039;s going to support Mac M1 in the Canary channel next week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 15 Dec 2020 19:28:01 +0000 Microsoft is releasing its Office apps for ARM-powered Macs today <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, Microsoft announced that its main Office suite is available to run natively on ARM-powered Macs. There are also some other Microsoft 365 features for Mac being highlighted today. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 15 Dec 2020 18:14:01 +0000 Google Chrome now supports ARM Macs, and Edge support is coming soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has released a native version of its Chrome browser for the new Apple Silicon Macs. Microsoft has also confirmed that its support for the new architecture is well on the way. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 18 Nov 2020 21:52:01 +0000 Apple is holding a November event, likely to show off ARM Macs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is set to hold its third fall event, as it sent out invitations to journalists today. As usual, it will be a virtual event that anyone can attend for free, and it will be on November 10. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 02 Nov 2020 17:20:01 +0000 Apple to reportedly launch ARM-based 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report says that Apple will launch an ARM-powered 13-inch MacBook Pro and Air later this year. Redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch mini-LED display sporting ARM-based models slated for Q3 2021. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:28:01 +0000 Apple confirms that ARM Macs will support Intel's Thunderbolt standard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Apple is expected to ditch Intel processors for its in-house ARM chips, the company confirmed that it will still continue to support &quot;the future of Thunderbolt&quot; in Macs with Apple Silicon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:16:01 +0000 Benchmarks are in for Apple's ARM64 macOS development kit, and they smoke the Surface Pro X <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s new ARM64 macOS development kits are reaching some hands, and developers using it are already starting to benchmark it. The scores don&#039;t beat an Intel Mac, but this isn&#039;t production hardware. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:02:01 +0000 Former Intel engineer reasons that Intel's Skylake lineup led to Apple opting for ARM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ex-Principal Engineer at Intel, François Piednoël, cited quality control issues and frequent complaints of Intel&#039;s 2015 Skylake offerings as the primary reason for Apple&#039;s switch to ARM from Intel. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Thu, 25 Jun 2020 04:48:01 +0000 Apple announces that its Macs will start using its own custom ARM processors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today at WWDC, Apple announced what&#039;s been rumored for so long, which is that it&#039;s going to start building Mac PCs with the custom ARM processors that it&#039;s been using in iPhones and iPads. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 22 Jun 2020 18:35:30 +0000 Apple might announce its plans for ARM MacBooks at WWDC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has long been rumored to be switching to ARM processors for its MacBooks, and a new report says that the Cupertino company could be planning to make the announcement as early as this month. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 09 Jun 2020 12:56:01 +0000 Microsoft will likely be able to learn from Apple's ARM MacBook <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Rumors of Apple making a MacBook have been going around for a long time, but it seems like Apple is going to be able to get some things right that Microsoft hasn&#039;t been able to with Windows. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Fri, 08 May 2020 18:24:17 +0000 Apple reportedly releasing an ARM-based Mac in 2021 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will finally be releasing its long-rumored ARM-powered MacBook, and it should arrive within the next 18 months using a custom SoC. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:44:01 +0000