Apple tests new high-end Macs with M2 Max and M2 Ultra chips
Reports say the company is planning to launch the new models at the upcoming WWDC 2023.
A report from Bloomberg this week revealed that Apple is currently conducting tests on two new top-of-the-line Mac computers and their corresponding M2 processors in preparation for its upcoming WWDC event.
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Apple to invest €1 Billion to expand Munich Silicon Design Center
The money will be spent over the next six years to further enable Apple’s European R&D teams.
This week Apple announced that it plans to invest 1 billion euros in its European Silicon Design Center in Munich, Germany. This is on top of the company’s previous 1 billion euro investment co... Read more
VMware Fusion 13 now supports Arm-based Macs
The latest version of VMware's virtualization software for Apple Fusion introduces support for Arm-based Mac devices.
VMware announced that the introduction of VMware Fusion 13 and VMware Fusion Pro Player provides Windows 11 support for both Intel-based and Arm-based Apple Silicon processors. T... Read more
Intel makes moves in the custom silicon market
Intel claims it can help organizations that don't have the customer base or budget for Graviton silicon. The chip manufacturer is making moves in the custom silicon market.
Many hardware and software vendors turn to 'custom silicon' to accomplish their goals in search of greater efficiency and ... Read more
Linux kernel will soon feature native Apple M1 support
Developers of the Asahi Linux project have added support for the Apple M1 processor to the Linux kernel. The support should be available from version 5.13 of Linux.
This is still a basic version of the support, but it is an important first step in making Linux run smoothly on Apple M1 computers.... Read more
Apple to invest more than a billion euros in Munich R&D center
Munich already has Apple’s largest engineering hub in Europe and now, the iPhone maker wants to expand its presents with a European Silicon Design Center. Apple wants to invest a billion euro's, bring in new employees and build a cutting-edge facility focused on wireless technology and connectivi... Read more
Homebrew Mac tool gets Apple Silicon and M1 support
The Mac utility is a favourite of developers who use it for package management on macOS.
Homebrew has officially added support for Apple Silicon in its latest release, version 3.0.0. Homebrew is a popular utility for package management on macOS. It allows users to simply install open source soft... Read more
New Visual Studio code released – but not for Apple chips
Microsoft released the new VS code to the stable channel, but a last-minute bug kept them from including developers on Apple Silicon.
Microsoft this week announced the January 2021 release (version 1.53) of Visual Studio Code. This update comes with a number of new features and improvements incl... Read more
‘Apple to introduce 12- and 16-core ARM-chips in March’
Apple released the first ARM-based chips voor Macs in 2020, which means Apple is expected to introduce new and even faster chips in 2021. There have been rumours of a 12-core Apple chip by some sources for some months now. New reports indicate that a new Mac product with a faster chip will be avail... Read more
Microsoft releases a version of Office for Apple Silicon
Windows 10 users upset that the first Arm version of Microsoft's Office suite is for Mac users.
Apple announced earlier this month the availability of new Mac devices based on a custom architecture known as Apple Silicon. Microsoft has now announced its support of Microsoft 365 and Office 2019 o... Read more