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Some Significant Improvements in New iMac
« on: August 06, 2020, 05:16:48 PM »
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Mac Rumor info on 27" model
Standard:
  • 10th Gen cpus
  • "Next gen" AMD graphics
  • Improved speakers
  • 1080p FaceTime camera (finally!)
Upgradable to:
  • 10 cores
  • 128GB Ram
  • 8GB SSD
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Re: Some Significant Improvements in New iMac
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2020, 06:14:24 PM »
It looks like a better buy than the current iMac Pro. Compared: $4,999 27-inch iMac vs $4,999 iMac Pro depending, of course, on your needs.
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Re: Some Significant Improvements in New iMac
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2020, 10:02:34 PM »
One of these is in my future. :)

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Re: Some Significant Improvements in New iMac
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2020, 09:42:13 AM »
Intel hacked, first wave of stolen chip data released in 20GB dump If I were you, I would wait for Apple Silicon.
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Re: Some Significant Improvements in New iMac
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2020, 10:40:39 AM »
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One of these is in my future.
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If I were you, I would wait for Apple Silicon.
Mine is only a couple of years old. If I'm still around, my next Mac will be running Apple's silicon, hopefully, without any problems! :toothgrin: And it will definitely have more than a 256GB SSD. :wallbash:
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Re: Some Significant Improvements in New iMac
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2020, 03:05:22 PM »
I won't be able to wait; but I'm not worried. In reading the article ...

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What this means for Mac users
These leaked documents are harmless on their own. The files are out there though, and bad actors will definitely be scraping through to find any useful vulnerability to attack.

As it is with any malware, it must be installed to the computer in order to attack. If any such malware is created by this, users will have to willingly bypass the security protocols built into macOS. Some attacks can be hidden within files or physical drives, so always be aware of where your hardware or software is coming from.

For now, there is no evidence of any exploits actively in the wild as a result of the database.

Apple has announced its intent to move the entire Mac line to Apple Silicon within the next two years. This move was prompted by Intel's inability to keep up with market demand for smaller processes, but also apparently stemming from security issues as well.

Apple builds their devices from the ground up for security and privacy across the board. Apple has never suffered a large scale data breach or malware attack related to their custom processors. Expect the first Mac with Apple Silicon to ship by the end of 2020.