Summary and links for the latest information about what’s in the current M1 chip, from differences in caches between cores, to the Matrix Coprocessor and Fabric limitations.
More cores are great for running more processes, but how can you make individual operations within a process faster? SIMD is one solution.
What you can learn about the processes running on your Mac, its processor cores, even the files which an app has open.
In an M1 Mac, all its main components are tightly integrated and interdependent. To achieve performance with versatility, they come ready-built, not kits.
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.
macOS doesn’t work like it used to. With heuristic task dispatching and sensitivity to factors like quality of network service, troubleshooting can get fiendishly difficult.
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.
It is also easy to lose touch with the real world when writing about computers, even Macs.
When I mention that I used to write for MacUser, most people used to find it curious, even […]