Recorded June 15, 2020
Simon, Nick and Jim are joined by the amazing and resourceful Carolina Milanesi from the Creative Strategies, Techpinions and Techpinions podcast to take in Apple and the pandemic, the whole ARM rumor explosion, and what WWDC can bring us – once again the show went on way long so two more parties … in this part it’s Carolina, and in part two the guys are watching other news …
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On this week’s show:
ARM MAC SPECULATION
- Mark Gurman spoke and the world got angry …
- Ahead of WWDC, speculation is growing about Apple’s ARM Mac transition – 9 to 5 Mac
- Apple was cautious when it switched to Intel, and an ARM Mac transfer will be no different – Apple Insider
- Apple’s challenges when replacing the Mac’s brain – Axios
- A few good reads (and a video) on Apple and ARM-based Macs – The Loop
- If Apple’s sharing with Intel processors for MacBooks, we have questions – Cnet
- Apple’s switch to ARM Mac from Intel at WWDC will define a decade of computing – Apple Insider
- Apple Macintosh and ARM Processors – a good piece by Steven Sinofsky – Medium
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