When Apple first announced its Apple Silicon a month ago, there were many questions and lots of apprehension. Like many of you, I was skeptical. To summarize the event, Apple highlighted a few key workflows running on the M1 chip. Then Apple showed us a bunch of unlabeled graphs touting superior performance over its intel counterparts. None of the presentation helped dispel my skepticism. Currently we are limited to either 8 or 16 GBs of memory that can only be upgraded at the time of purchase. There is no user upgradable memory, one of the downsides of having a SoC (System On a Chip). With that said, after a month of usage I can confidently say Apple is building toward the future and it’s looking bright!Continue reading M1 Mac Mini – Apple’s gateway to the future
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Rolling around – white knight pi itx case review
Most cases are some form of a box and with good reason – most components these days are still some form of rectangle. The only component that we can think of as uniformly not a cube of some sort are the cylindrical liquid reservoirs and the tubing that comes to and from them.
After seeing Apple’s unveiling of the current design of the Mac Pro, I patiently waited for a manufacturer to produce a round computer case. I waited and waited and still nothing came to market. We had all but forgotten about the nition of owning a case that didn’t come in the shape of a shipping container. That is, until we stumbled across the White Knight Pi.
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