13-inch MacBook Pro – M1 vs Intel CPU: What’s the Difference?

Alongside the M1 MacBook Air, Apple also announced the M1-based 13-inch MacBook Pro. Like the Air refresh, this one too solely focuses on an internal overhaul with no design changes. If you are wondering how the new M1-based 13-inch MacBook Pro is better than the Intel-based 13-inch MacBook Pro, read our comparison below. Barring the switch to the M1 chip and the improvements that it brings to the table, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro from Apple is exactly the same as the Intel model that it replaces. This means the…

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Apple M1 Chip Performance is Insane: Here’s Why

Apple has announced the all-new M1 SoC today. It is the first Apple-developed chipset for Mac. And it is insanely fast. The Cupertino-based tech giant has launched three new Mac products today, the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. All three devices feature the brand’s M1 chipset. So what is Apple’s M1 chip? Let us have a look. Integrated SoC With Intel processors, Apple had to use separate chips in Macs for CPU, memory, I/O, security, and connectivity. Well, the brand doesn’t have to use separate chips anymore.…

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Checkra1n Update Adds iOS 14 – iOS 14.2 Jailbreak Support

The checkra1n team has released a major update for their jailbreaking tool adding support for A10(X) based iPhones and iPad along with iOS 14.1 and iOS 14.2. The checkra1n team was quick to update their tool with iOS 14 jailbreak support, but the initial build was buggy and supported a limited number of devices. With the latest update though, the team has added support for more devices. Support for A10 and A10X devices means the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro can now…

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Kernel Bug Raises Hope for Possible iOS 14 – iOS 14.1 Jailbreak

If you are hoping for a full-fledged iOS 14 jailbreak, you should immediately downgrade your iPhone or iPad to iOS 14.1. This is because a major kernel bug has been patched by Apple in iOS 14.2 that could be used for jailbreaking iPhones running iOS 14. Apple describes the kernel bug CVE-2020-27905 as one that could allow malicious applications to execute arbitrary code with system privileges. A Proof of Concept of this bug was shared by Simo on Twitter. He also notes that he could drop a kernel exploit based…

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How to Enable Dark Mode in Facebook for iPhone

More than a year after Apple added Dark Mode support to iOS, Facebook has finally rolled out dark mode support for its iPhone app. The company had already added dark mode to Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messages but took its own sweet time with the Facebook app. Facebook is now finally rolling out dark mode support for its iPhone app, and here’s how you can enable it How to Enable Dark Mode in Facebook for iPhone Dark mode on Facebook is already available on desktop and Android. However, each application has…

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What Do the Green and Orange Dots on Your iPhone’s Status Bar Mean?

iOS 14 introduced a slew of privacy-related features that drastically reduce abusive practices by the apps that you install on your iPhone. Chief among those are the colored dots that pop up within the status bar. If you upgraded your iPhone to iOS 14 (or if you just got an iPhone 12), you should’ve already started to notice them. There are two types of colored dots — orange and green. iOS 14 does not attempt to explain what these dots mean, so obviously, they can cause lots of confusion. It’s…

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Spotify Direct Streaming Rolling Out to More Apple Watch App Users

In September, we saw that Spotify testing direct music streaming from its the Apple Watch app. Now the feature seems to be finally rolling out to more users. Other music streaming platforms like Pandora already offer a similar feature on Apple Watch. Many users are able to see Spotify streaming feature appear on Apple Watch. Interestingly, these are not the same set of people who could use the feature in September. In other words, Spotify is extending the streaming feature to more Apple Watch users. The Spotify app on Apple…

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iPhone 12 Pro Max vs iPhone XS Max: Should You Upgrade?

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s latest flagship smartphone. It offers plenty of additional features over its predecessor, the iPhone 11 Pro Max. However, it isn’t worth upgrading from the iPhone 11 Pro Max to the iPhone 12 Pro Max; it simply isn’t worth spending the extra money. But what if you have an iPhone XS Max? Is it worth upgrading from the iPhone XS Max to the iPhone 12 Pro Max? Let’s find out. iPhone 12 Pro Max vs iPhone XS Max Comparison: Should You Upgrade? Design iPhone…

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WhatsApp’s New Storage Manager Will Help Quickly Free Up Storage Space on Your iPhone

WhatsApp is rolling out a new storage manager for its iPhone and Android app that will allow users to remove unwanted media files to free up storage space on their device. The new storage manager will allow users to delete frequently forwarded media files at once thereby freeing up storage space on their iPhone or Android in a jiffy. The storage manager will also automatically list media files and documents larger than 5MB so you can delete the irrelevant ones yourself. WhatsApp will also list the chats taking the most…

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6 Tips to Use 5G Properly on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro

Apple highlighted 5G support on the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro when it announced the new devices. It even redesigned the device internally to make space for the 5G components. However, using 5G on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro is not as straightforward and there’s a lot of things that you must know. Don’t be deceived by the 5G icon showing up on your iPhone 12’s status bar as that does not paint a true picture as that does not mean your iPhone is actually connected…

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