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Is Buying an Intel Mac Worth it Ahead of the Arm Shift?

There’s no wrong answer, but here’s how to decide

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Ironic Perfection

One thing that has been very frustrating for Mac buyers over the years is that Apple tends to include Intel chips that are often a year or more out of date. At one point, it even tried to sell laptops with five-year-old CPUs. Now, at the precipice of Apple’s shift away from Intel silicon, the two companies are working in unison.

Beware the Bugs

As with anything, buyers should always be wary when they are considering the first major redesign of a product. When it comes to tech, that’s especially true. First-generation laptops tend to have a lot of bugs that need to be worked out.



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Cody DeBos

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