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10 November 2021

Monterey installation on Mac with T2 chip seems safe

At the beginning of last week we reported that installing macOS 12 Monterey on Mac, iMac, MacBook and other models of Apple computers could cause problems. Is a T2 chip installed, which is what [...]
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 […]
11 November 2020
The 13-inch MacBook Pro is the first MacBook Pro model to feature the Apple M1 chip.

Bought: MacBook Pro 13 inch with M1 silicon processor

My current MacBook Pro (15 inch) is a good 3 years old (from 2017). It's still enough for all of my work with apps like Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere, Final Cut, Garageband, Bear Editor, Blocs, KeepIt, [...]
25 March 2020
Do I have a 64 bit Mac?

[Reader question] Do I have a 32-bit or 64-bit Mac?

Yesterday I got the following question from my reader Urs: Does my iMac use a 32 or 64 bit processor architecture? Where can I find out from my iMac whether it has a 64-bit or 32-bit processor architecture. I have under "System Report" at [...]