Progress is way too slow on getting COVID-19 contact tracing apps out there. Health systems and governments need to get it together and Apple and Google could do a lot more to speed things up. And Apple needs to fix it's bugs and UX design problems.
I just deployed a major re-design of my blog site utilizing a near pixel perfect design approach and new design tools. See some of the major design improvements before and after, and learn a little bit about how I did it.
New Geekbench scores show a native multi-core benchmark on Apple Silicon Mac Developer Transition Kit (DTK) faster than a 2020 MacBook Pro with an 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 with 4 cores. While Apple Silicon in a Mac is about more than just performance, that's bananas fast !!!! Remember, it's based on a 2018 Apple processor compared to an Intel in a 2020 MacBook Pro.
Apple transitioning Macs from Intel to their own silicon will achieve a great deal more than just better performance. Just look at everything they've packed into the A series SoCs used in iPhones and iPads. I've worked at Apple, so I know this was inevitable.
The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal are getting it wrong, regarding Apple's motives of transitioning Macs from Intel processors to their own Apple Silicon. Maybe they need reporters that understand Apple.