Essential Apple Podcast 181: ARM-y madness!

Recorded 15th June 2020

Simon, Nick and Jim are joined by the wonderful and perspicacious Carolina Milanesi of Creative Strategies, Techpinions and the Techpinions podcast to take in Apple and the pandemic, the whole ARM rumour explosion, and what WWDC might bring us – yet again the show went way long so another two parter… in this part it’s Carolina, and in part two the lads look at other news…

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On this week’s show:

CAROLINA MILANESI

JAMES ORMISTON

NICK RILEY

ARM MAC SPECULATION

  • Mark Gurman spoke and the world went mad…
    • Ahead of WWDC, speculation over Apple’s ARM Mac transition grows — 9to5 Mac
    • Apple was cautious when it shifted to Intel, and an ARM Mac migration will be no different — Apple Insider
    • Apple’s challenges as it swaps out the Mac’s brain — Axios
    • A few good reads (and one video) on Apple and ARM-based Macs — The Loop
    • If Apple’s splitting with Intel’s processors for MacBooks, we have questions – Cnet
    • Apple’s shift to ARM Mac from Intel at WWDC will define a decade of computing — Apple Insider
    • Apple Macintosh and ARM Processors – a good piece by Steven Sinofsky – Medium

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  • Co-host of the Essential Apple Podcast alongside Mark Chappell who lives in the far West of Wales, while I make my abode deep in the East of Suffolk. Father, Husband, Mac Lover, DTP & Prepress Professional, Geek, Cook, Drinker of Wines, Beers & Spirits. I am British, and now the "wrong" side of 50 years old, I am married and have 3 children. I started working in a design studio in the early 80's back in the days of Cow Gum, Rotring Pens and Scalpels. I moved on to using Macs in about 1989 (way back when 40MB Hard Drives were BIG and 8MB RAM was a top end spec, System 6.0.3 was the cutting edge and the IIcx I worked on set me back about £5000... eek!). Since then I have worked on pretty much every generation of Macintosh and every Mac OS Apple have released. I have done design and pre-press work with a wide variety of "DTP" applications old, new, well known and obscure. I have a fascination with finding cheaper alternatives to the "big guns" so DTP can be accessible to everybody! For the last 15+ years I have worked in a small print works close to my home doing design and pre-press work.

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