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Meet the new Mac, same as the old Mac

With a new operating system and a new processor architecture at its heart, it might seem like the Mac is changing. But it’s the same Mac you’ve always known.

Apple Silicon Macs with M1 chips: Worth the wait? (YouTube video)

Apple announced its new and long-awaited Mac lineup at its “One More Thing” event on Tuesday. These new Macs, powered by the new M1 processor, are the first Macs released after Apple announced it would shift away from Intel chips. But, were they worth the wait? Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss the most impressive features of the new Macs, whether or not they’re waiting for future releases to purchase and why Apple’s move to its own silicon is such a seismic shift.

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Apple's new M1 Macs: Our first impressions

Apple unveiled its new M1 Mac lineup. Based on the event, what are our first impressions of the new Macs? We talk about that and more in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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First things first: Why the M1 starts at Apple’s low end

Apple revealed the first step in a two-year transition to its own processors. And it starts with the more affordable end of the Mac lineup.

Apple Silicon Mac event: What we know, and what we don’t (YouTube video)

Apple will host its next special event, titled “One More Thing,” on November 10. The biggest announcement is bound to be the release of the very first Macs powered by Apple Silicon. From price and launch date to specs, Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss what they know and what they don’t about Apple’s upcoming additions to the Mac lineup.

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What opportunities are there for Apple during the pandemic?

Tim Cook talked up Apple’s ability to innovate during a pandemic, so what else might the company come up with to help ease our quarantined lives?

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The Mac has its best quarter ever, and Tim Cook teases the future

Apple announced its financial results for the fourth quarter. Jason Snell takes a closer look at the numbers and Tim Cook's hint at a new venture.

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What’s the deal with the HomePod mini?

Apple revealed the HomePod mini last week. Could it be the most important product Apple ships this year? We’ll talk about the smart speaker and more in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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HomePod mini: What it means to Apple’s smart speaker lineup

Of Apple's announcements this week, Dan Moren finds the HomePod mini one of the most intriguing. Does it make Apple a better competitor against Google and Amazon?

What the iPhone 12 means for 5G

Apple will almost certainly sell millions of iPhone 12s. With millions of new 5G users, will carriers accelerate the rate of 5G deployment? And when can consumers expect to get the most out of 5G speeds? Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchamp to discuss how the iPhone 12 may or may not change the 5G landscape and who exactly can take advantage of these new speeds.

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How to make sense of Apple's new iPhone pricing

Apple has an iPhone for literally every budget now, but you need to watch for pitfalls.

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iPhone 12: Specs, features, prices and more

The iPhone 12 is finally here! We talk about Apple’s new smartphone and its features, specifications, prices, and more in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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A14 Bionic FAQ: What you need to know about Apple’s 5nm processor

Apple has revealed a handful of details of its latest and most powerful system-on-chip.

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Size matters: Choosing between the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro

For people who heavily consider a phone’s size before buying, Apple has made things interesting with the iPhone 12 lineup.

What is the Nvidia-Arm merger? Here's how it affects the tech industry

Just about a week ago, Nvidia announced its $40 billion deal to acquire Arm from its current owner SoftBank. This deal would be the biggest by dollar value in the semiconductor industry, but it’s not without regulatory challenges. Plus, competitors may be concerned about how this will affect future Arm licensing agreements and if the deal will cause Arm to lose its customer-neutral model. On this episode of Today in Tech, Juliet Beauchamp presents an overview of the historic deal, what hurdles it will face with regulators and why companies like Apple, Intel or Qualcomm may be apprehensive about the Nvidia-Arm merger.