Apple plans to transition all of its Macs to Apple silicon chips over the next few years, and the company is kicking things off by equipping its new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini with Apple M1 processors. But while the company says the 5nm, 8-core processor offers a boost in performance-per-watt when it […]
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Lilbits: Intel breach, new Android and macOS betas, and more
20GB of Intel documents that were obtained without permission have been released onto the internet. They contain previously undisclosed information about Intel’s chips, software, and other intellectual property. According to Intel, the data dump seems to have come from its “Intel Resource and Design Center, which hosts information for use by our customers, partners, and […]
Lilbits 6-30-2020: With YouTube TV priced at $65, is cord-cutting worth it anymore?
When Google launched YouTube TV a few years ago, the service delivered live TV streams from 50 networks for $35 per month, plus features including a cloud DVR and support for up to 9 user accounts. It seemed like a pretty good alternative to cable. Then the company hiked the price to $49 last year. […]
Macs with ARM chips won’t support Boot Camp
Apple’s Boot Camp software lets you install Windows on a Mac so that you can choose between macOS and Microsoft’s operating system when you turn on the computer. First introduced in 2006 when the first Mac computers with Intel chips arrived, Boot Camp’s days are numbered now that Apple is preparing to transition from Intel […]