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Apple's A15 Chip Faster Than Company's Own Claims in Independent Tests

Tuesday October 5, 2021 12:53 am PDT by
Apple's new iPhone 13 series features its latest A15 Bionic processor, which the company says is 50% faster than the competition. That vague claim was the entry point for AnandTech's investigation into the chip's performance, efficiency, and graphics core improvements, and the review's conclusions easily back it up. Compared to the competition, the A15 isn't +50 faster as Apple claims, but...
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Thunderbolt Supports Booting From External Disk

Wednesday June 29, 2011 10:44 am PDT by
Ever since Apple and Intel introduced the Thunderbolt high-speed data connectivity standard back in late February, there has been speculation about whether the standard would support booting from external disks. At that initial release on revamped MacBook Pros, Andy Ihnatko reported that booting was not supported, although Target Disk Mode was supported. But a report from The Mac Observer early ...