This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: Erfon’s warming up to Apple’s new M2 chip. New benchmarks make it sound even more capable than we thought.
Also on The CultCast:
- Brace yourself for better narcissism: iPhone 14’s selfie cam is getting a major upgrade.
- It sounds like Apple is planning a wild array of new MacBooks and iPads, in some very interesting sizes.
- Apple TV shoots and scores! Major League Soccer is coming to the Apple TV app.
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This week’s top Apple news
On the show this week: Your host Erfon Elijah (@erfon) and Cult of Mac managing editor Lewis Wallace (@lewiswallace).
Here are the headlines we’re talking about on this week’s show:
- Preorders open for first MacBook Pro with speedy M2 chip [Updated]
- Apple pushes ahead with 15-inch M2 MacBook Air and 12-inch M2 MacBook
- iPhone 14’s front camera could get some much-needed upgrades
- Apple may launch 14.1-inch mini-LED iPad Pro with M2 chip
- Apple TV will stream all Major League Soccer games for 10 years
Plus, here’s that M2 benchmarks tweet from Vadim Yuryev at Max Tech:
CPU Benchmarks have leaked for Apple's M2 chip!
3.49GHz CPU clock vs M1's 3.2GHz
Single-core performance gain vs M1: 11.56%
Multi-core performance gain vs M1: 19.45%
A little bit better than my estimates. I'm impressed!https://t.co/TGHOHw77Ds
Thanks to @amoss_137 for sharing. pic.twitter.com/NS9xODnOdX
— Vadim Yuryev (@VadimYuryev) June 15, 2022