Sir Apfelot Blog

9 May 2021
Apple M1X chip

That's how fast the new Apple M1X / M2 processor will be

I read reports in Medium here and there and today I stumbled upon an interesting article by Robert C., which explains what performance can be expected from the upcoming processor from Apple. I have […]
21 November 2020
My experience report on the MacBook Pro 13 inch with M1 chip

My experience with the MacBook Pro 13 inch with Apple Silicon M1 chip

I've been using my Apple Silicon MacBook Pro since the day before yesterday. The first day, however, was spent cleaning up my old MacBook Pro, because before I dragged all the data over, I wanted to do another [...]
25 December 2019

Geekbench for Mac, iPad, and iPhone: How Fast Is My Processor?

The name “Geekbench” appears frequently when it comes to the professionally measured performance of hardware; mainly about the performance of the processor (CPU) in a Mac, PC, smartphone or tablet. But what's in [...]
15 January 2018
Does the update to iOS 11.2.2 slow down the iPhone and iPad noticeably? I have measured it.

Measured: is the iOS 11.2.2 Specter patch making the iPhone slower?

In many media you can currently read that the update to iOS 11.2.2 should have made the iPhone slower. The reason for this is sought when the software is changed to iron out the security leak that [...]