When everything is running sweetly, macOS performance isn’t a problem. In most respects, though, 10.15 is no better prepared to cope with problems than 10.0 was almost 20 years ago.
How have Intel Macs and the SoCs in Apple’s iPads and iPhones improved in performance since 2014? Which has the cost-performance advantage?
Why change the processors used in Macs, when all that will do is cause loads of compatibility problems? Some thoughts on how important this could be.
New iMacs were very welcome, but Apple is telling us about its future plans. Will these new versions only sell for the next year? What will replace them?
What should you do with a Mac whose fans keeping coming on full blast, with high CPU loads from kernel_task, and sluggish performance?
It’s hot, you’re hot, and your Mac has slowed right down. Activity Monitor tells you that it’s kernel_task which is to blame. Is macOS playing up, or what?
What’s this rumour about the new Macs having new processors? Not on your nellie: just look at the facts.
A modern iPod has a faster and more capable processor than the original Mac. How have they got so much faster? A look at CPUs, GPUs, and more.
Does Apple ever offer processor or motherboard upgrades for desktop Macs?
If you ever used a PowerBook G4 on naked flesh, you will already have experienced the thermal limit to processor speed.