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    October 18th 2021 Apple Event: M1 Pro/Max MacBook Pros

    hi here an article which I believe reflect nicely the on going saga. The new MacBook Pro highlights what's gone wrong with Windows laptops how many people/companies will/would upgrade let say their cheap/mainstream laptop to get the latest intel chipset/cpu. Not a lot I guess. I work in 'IT'...
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    October 18th 2021 Apple Event: M1 Pro/Max MacBook Pros

    If what you read from various forums is true or partly true, the 14/16" MacBook Pro should be a hell of a machine if you 'max it up'. Of course as always there will be the price tag. But then high end Intel laptops are not cheap ether. MagSafe charging port... Most of my mates using MacBook...
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    May be a future between Mac and Intel CPU

    Hi we all know why Apple jumped ship from PowerPC CPU to Intel. Better performances from Intel. Now Apple is back to its own CPU since for now they are ‘better’ than Intel offering for the same usage. may be Apple might jump chip again if Intel deliver what they says. After all Apple cannot have...
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    Official List of Apple Macs that can run macOS Monterey

    Hi No they do not have to. It is their OS they can do what they want. If we are happy or not that another matter. I cannot speculate the why not or why yes! On the coding side why spending time to make everything work on an 'old system'? Yes you can run it but with limitation which for me is...
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    Official List of Apple Macs that can run macOS Monterey

    Hi I do agree with you. You only need to upgrade the OS if you want/need to run the latest version of your preferred Apps. I still have my old Hackintosh running High Sierra since I can run all my Steam games which is not the case on later MacOS. Also I have various Applications which works...
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    Z490 & Z590

    If we keep on one side all the 'snags' with the new board for a moment. The Botton lines are: No one knows what Apple will do with its x86 'computers range'. Will they launch a new x86 Mac (any flavours) anytime soon. If they do may be there will be more 'in house' supports for new chipsets...
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    Name the Next macOS (12.0)

    Harmony
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    Intel WiFi/Bluetooth working on Laptop (ex Probook 640 G3)

    hi First of all I did not make/found/build anything. I merely used info on the net. This does work well on HP Probook 640G3 WiFi (Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC) I am using OC as boot loader and the laptops is running the latest Big Sur. But I know the below does work on Clover/Catalina. there...
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    Use iPad as a Trackpad?

    this one seems free.... but will it do for you it is not 'remote mouse' https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/mobile-mouse-server/id412814284?mt=12 mind you you might get charge for the IOS Apps side of it? but I would say for the price 'El Trackpad' is not too bad. If if it that useful and working...
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    Xcode Malware beware! better to be safe than sorry

    If you are not aware of this and since you might use Xcode please read. https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/03/18/new-malware-uses-malicious-xcode-project-to-install-back-doors-on-developer-macs...
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    New serial number format for Apple ecosystem coming (very) soon

    https://www.macrumors.com/2021/03/09/apple-randomized-serial-numbers-early-2021/ In an internal AppleCare email this week, obtained by MacRumors, Apple said the new serial number format will consist of a randomized alphanumeric string of 8-14 characters that will no longer include manufacturing...
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    First Apple Silicon Malware Discovered

    I read the article when it came out. It was a very good read. Their software is pretty good and 'free' I recommend to try them if you do not want to pay for the 'paid' equivalent. regarding virus another good read...
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    << Solved >> Suggestions for determining home network bandwidth usage over time?

    hi No easy answer I am afraid. If you have a let say 'dedicated FW' (HW/SW solution) between your internet connection and your 'estate' network then no problem you can get any reports you want about anything. If you have a router which will act as 'Router, FW, WiFi' then milleage might vary...
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    Avoid these fake 1 and 2TB flash drives on Amazon and other sites.

    Here the good this one does not support M2 NMVe Gen3 x4
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    Avoid these fake 1 and 2TB flash drives on Amazon and other sites.

    Hi I took the route of USB to M2 adapter. Far more slimmer and these days you can get 128Gb M2 very cheap. My one is only USB3 not USB-C since all my rigs do not have it. Only thing to be aware is the M2 'side' you want since some might not support all flavours. Since I do have few M2 128Gb...
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