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Apple just announced a completely new iMac series with the new M1 chip. At work, we recently got a new MacBook Air with the M1 chip (for debugging purposes).
As far as I can tell, the new generation of CPUs designed by Apple seems to be really high performance once. I think even the new iPad Pro now goes with the M1.
What Apple is doing is almost unique now. They are trying to merge all platforms (phone, tablet, Laptop and PC) together. One CPU to rule them all. I think it is a pretty risky move, but considering the history of Apple, it isn’t their first one.
As I got a new iPad Air last year (including the Pencil and the Keyboard), I’m thinking about selling my MacBook Air from 2019 (or 2018, I don’t remember) and getting the new iMac.
95% of the time I’m using it, I’m using it at home in my office, connected to a 27 inch full HD monitor. When I’m on the road, I have my iPad with me.
Although there are some things I can’t do on it (yet), I think I don’t need the MacBook anymore. Maybe it is time to get rid of it and buy an iMac?