By Erik Christiansen

Originally published at https://tech-bytes.net on September 14, 2020.

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The launch of a new console generation is so very exciting. It’s one of the few things that genuinely makes me feel like I’m a kid again. Even if you’re not a gamer, new console generations are important milestones in the computer industry because they often bring cutting-edge and innovative technology to a larger number of people. This upcoming generation is no different from all the amazing new CPUs and GPUs provided by AMD, solid-state storage (SSD), faster memory, and (hopefully) faster load times. Graphics certainly get better with each generation, but does the increased graphical fidelity and realism matter as much in this generation? …


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Erik Christiansen

Originally published at https://tech-bytes.net on August 16, 2020.

Following the expected reveal that Apple was going to transition the Mac from Intel to Apple Silicon, I started thinking about what this would mean for the x86 architecture more broadly. …


By Erik Christiansen

Image of macOS Big Sur (left) and iPadOS 14 (right)
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Originally published at https://tech-bytes.net on July 17, 2020.

If you’ve been a Mac user for a long time, you know that the community can be fickle. …

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