Tech Journeyman

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This is the Tech Journeyman. We will posting guides and such to help you get the most out of your personal computing without the complications. We mostly cover Apple, but we give Windows and Linux some love too.

Mac Studio 2022 vs MacBook Pro 2023

Apple has put the professional desktop and laptop Macs at the same price. It’s early 2023 and it is the limbo time where Apple just updated the MacBook Pro with new M2 chips but it’s too early for Mac Studio. So is the Mac Studio still worth the price?

Mac Studio 2022 vs MacBook Pro 2023

Apple has put the professional desktop and laptop Macs at the same price. It’s early 2023 and it is the limbo time where Apple just updated the MacBook Pro with new M2 chips but it’s too early for Mac Studio. So is the Mac Studio still worth the price?

Google Search vs ChatGPT - Why ChatGPT sends Google the chills

The current buzzword is ChatGPT which their automated natural language model that can generate text with human-like nuance. Google feels personally attacked

Streaming Explained

[Sponsored] - Streaming have solved the problem of video and audio content accessibility. But what it is?

Which MacBook Pro: 14 Inch vs 16 Inch (for 2023 MacBook Pro)

Apple updated the MacBook Pro with the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. With price differences between the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro is around $200, they are keeping the trend by keeping things as same as possible. However, Apple cannot cheat physics, so what are the differences between the two models?

Mac Mini M2 Pro vs Mac Studio M1 Max

Say you have $2,000 that you need to spend on a quality desktop computer from Apple. Which one would you choose? The recently launched but beefed up Mac Mini M2 Pro or the base Mac Studio?

Laptop chip shootout: M2 Pro / M2 Max vs Intel 13th generation Core i9

For the first time, Apple and Intel launched the latest mobile processor in the same month. We analyze which one would win in a street fight.

Mac Mini 2023

Starting price dropped by $100 to $599. Up to 24 GB memory. 10-gigabit ethernet capable. And option for M2 Pro. Possibly the best desktop for the masses

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Apple in 2023

Tracking of Apple movements and reactions in 2023. This article is updated weekly and will get longer as the year progresses.

Apple 2023 Product RoadMap

2022 was a banner year for Apple despite massive tech layoffs and talk of economic recession in the US. Here's what we can expect from Apple in 2023.

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Apple Silicon Evolution (vs Intel Core i9) over the years

Apple came a long way from a simple chip that powers the first iPad. Here a general look how Apple Silicon fare over the years

Apple smartphone chips vs Qualcomm over the years

The 8th wonder of the modern world is the development of the powerful smartphone System-On-a-Chip (SOC). We track the development of Apple’s A-series SOC which is consistently on the bleeding edge and compare them to their biggest competitor, Qualcomm’s SnapDragon.

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Mac Mini 2023

Apple announced in mid-January a refreshed Mac Mini. With an M2 Pro version, support up to 32 GB of memory, 8 TB of storage, 8K display, and 10 Gigabit ethernet option available, it really packs one hell of punch if you are looking for a low-power, small form factor home server. The more pedestrian version is something to nothing to be sneezed at. With M2 that supports up to 24 GB of memory and 2 TB of storage, you already get a great value with the Mac Mini.

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Macbook Pro M2 Pro and Max

In mid-January 2023, Apple dropped some videos announcing new MacBook Pro devices powered by the all new M2 Pro and M2 Max Apple Silicon. Major features are more CPU and GPU cores and memory support up to 96 GB, which is the highest of any portable Macs. What’s New Secret sauce: the 2nd generation Apple 'professional' Silicon M2 Pro and M2 Max …: The 2nd generation of “professional” Apple Silicon, M2 Pro and M2 Max promises to raise the bar on performance and efficiency.

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Macbook Pro M2 Pro and Max

In mid-January 2023, Apple dropped some videos announcing new MacBook Pro devices powered by the all new M2 Pro and M2 Max Apple Silicon. Major features are more CPU and GPU cores and memory support up to 96 GB, which is the highest of any portable Macs. What’s New Secret sauce: the 2nd generation Apple 'professional' Silicon M2 Pro and M2 Max …: The 2nd generation of “professional” Apple Silicon, M2 Pro and M2 Max promises to raise the bar on performance and efficiency.

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Apple M2 vs Intel Core i9 13th Gen

For the article on Apple M2 Pro / M2 Max against the latest Intel i9-13980HX, read here. When Apple released the first Apple Silicon, the M1, way back in 2020, it caught Intel by surprise. Something that was meant to be entry level, and require no more power than a night light has beaten their top of the line laptop processor by a huge margin. Since then, Intel has gone back to work and pulled out all of the stops to ensure performance superiority, at all costs.

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