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    Massive RAM Usage in MBP

    I know that this topic (heavy RAM usage in M1 Macs) has already been discussed, but nobody posted any RAM numbers in posts that I saw. I have recently transitioned from a Windows computer, to an M1 MacBook Pro. Activity Monitor is saying that I am using 5.97 Gb/8Gb of RAM with only a few tabs...
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    M1 iMac is Consumer Grade but Are There No Consumer Grade 40Gb/s Drives?

    I just recently bout my send M1 Mac, the 2021 iMac. It has two Thunderbolt 3 - USB 4 ports which claim speeds up to 40Gb/s. However, when looking for an external SSD that can support those speeds, I am really only finding drives with those speeds at prices higher than a Mac. Are there really no...
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    M1 Mac Mini with external drive user not showing swap memory on iStat Menu

    I am using a M1 Mac mini 16GB/256GB with Sabrent Rocket XTRM 1TB external SSD as my main drive and copied my second working user to this drive. Everything works fine currently with all essential apps and system files writing to the main SSD. (Macintosh HD) However, when I use iStat menu...
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    Safari can't establish a secure connection

    Hopefully this is a good place to put this. I have a MacBook Air M1 and am trying to use Safari to access different .mil sites. Some of them, such as OWA email and iPERMS give me the error that a secure connection can't be established. This only happens sometimes. Occasionally, I am able to...
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    M1 Mac mini / Pink squares appeared on monitor

    Has anyone experienced this issue? First time seeing it since I received my Mac mini last Tuesday. The pink squares showed up after booting the computer and would only appear when opening a folder or doing a right click on the desktop. I then changed the wallpaper and they instantly disappeared.
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    This is huuge! 32bit Windows apps on M1 Macs. (spoiler: even Witcher 3)?!

    Needs Big Sur 11.1 beta "I can't tell you how cool that is; there is so much emulation going on under the covers. Imagine - a 32-bit Windows Intel binary, running in a 32-to-64 bridge in Wine / CrossOver on top of macOS, on an ARM CPU that is emulating x86 - and it works! This is just so cool."...
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    M1 Macs external display + sidecar

    Hey, Some people have been saying that the new macs will only support one external display, but there's been no clear information whether that includes an iPad in sidecar mode or not. Can anyone with the new M1 mac check that and confirm? I've really been wanting to get one, but if having an...