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Brave’s privacy-focused browser rolls out a version for Apple’s M1 Macs

Engadget If you have a new M1-powered Mac and you’re looking for a non-Apple, non-Google, non-Mozilla browser, then good news, Brave has updated the release channel of its privacy-focused browser with native Apple Silicon support. At the moment, the Microsoft Edge team is still testing M1 support in its Canary release channel. For anyone running …

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Adobe releases Premiere Pro beta for M1 Macs

Igor Bonifacic / Engadget Following beta versions of Photoshop and Lightroom for M1 Macs, you can now try out an in-development release of Premiere Pro that optimizes the software for Apple’s new chip architecture. As with the Photoshop M1 beta, you won’t find every feature that’s available in Premiere Pro’s public release just yet, but …

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Zoom will officially support Apple’s M1 Macs on December 21st

Sam Wasson/Getty Images If you’re using Zoom on your M1 Mac for virtual holiday get-togethers, you’ll be happy to hear that an upgrade is arriving in a timely fashion. 9to5Mac has learned that Zoom is rolling out a December 21st update that lets the video calling app natively support Apple Silicon Macs. You may need …

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Apple’s M1 MacBook Air has that Apple Silicon magic

Enlarge / Hey, my macro lens still works! Lee Hutchinson The new M1-powered MacBook Air is hilariously fast, and the battery lasts a long-ass time. If you stop reading this review immediately after this, then know that unless Windows virtualization is a requirement of your workflow, you should probably just go ahead and sell your …

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iFixit digs into the M1 MacBooks and finds they haven’t changed much

iFixit Now that Apple is putting its own Silicon inside new Macs, how much has changed from previous generations? While we can tell you what it’s like to use the new M1-powered MacBook Air, the folks at iFixit specialize in pulling them apart to see what’s inside. In the case of the just-released MacBook Air …

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Mac mini and Apple Silicon M1 review: Not so crazy after all

The 2020, M1-equipped Mac mini. Samuel Axon The chassis is the same as before, but it’s only available in classic Mac silver. Samuel Axon The rubber bottom. Samuel Axon Apple is crazy, right? The Mac just had its best year of sales ever, and Cupertino is hitting the platform with a shock like it hasn’t …

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Chrome for M1 Macs is available again after being pulled last night

Devindra Hardawar The Apple Silicon version of Google Chrome is once again available to download. On Tuesday, you could briefly download it before Google pulled the release later in the day due to a bug that caused the browser to crash. You can download the new and hopefully stable release from the Chrome download page.  …

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Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s November 10 “One More Thing” event

Enlarge / The splash image for Apple’s (probably) final event of 2020. View Liveblog At 10:00am Pacific time (1pm Eastern) on Tuesday, November 10, Apple will hold yet another live event—the third in as many months—to announce new products. This time, the company is expected to reveal the first Macs that will replace Intel processors …

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iPad (2020) micro-review: Battle-tested and more than fast enough

The back of the 2020 iPad. Samuel Axon An angle of the front of the 2020 iPad. Samuel Axon Unlike the Pro and the new Air, it still has a Lightning port. Samuel Axon It has a headphone jack, too. Samuel Axon Here’s the camera—the same old camera. Samuel Axon The 2020 iPad Pro with …

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Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” event—Tuesday, 9/15, at 1pm ET

Enlarge / The key image that goes with this month’s event. Apple Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog At 10:00am Pacific time (1pm Eastern) on Tuesday, September 15, Apple reps will take the stage—likely in an otherwise empty Steve Jobs Theater at Apple’s headquarters—to announce new products. Typically at this time of year, these products are …

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