Apple announced two new M1 chips — the M1 Pro and M1 Max — during its “Unleashed” Mac event yesterday. We were aware Apple would introduce at least one upgraded chip. However, we didn’t expect its power to reach this extent. I had assumed “Unleashed” would be an exaggeration, but after watching the event, we can safely say it’s, in fact, an understatement.
macOS and M1 chips integration
The upgraded Apple M1 chips, combined with macOS, bring endless possibilities to the Mac. In a Newsroom post, Apple states that the M1 chips deliver better security protections, in addition to other perks. For example, Apple’s Mac apps are optimized for and run natively on them. Apps from third-party developers can also be optimized to do the same.
Thanks to the M1 chips, Macs are becoming more energy-efficient and powerful computers. Users can now take advantage of longer battery lives when doing intensive tasks on the go. With the power of the Rosetta 2 technology, Mac users can also run apps sm…