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Why is Apple's M1 chip so fast? | Explained

When Apple launched M1 chip, everyone was shocked to see the incredible performance. The chip put Intel top end chip to dust. But how is Apple M1 chip faster even though it is ARM based. Don't forget that M1 chip is just first generation chip but it has an incredible performance. This is because it is not just a processor chip, but a SOC or System-on-a-Chip or SoC for short. Unlike the conventional computers where components from different companies are mounted on motherboard through their dedicated ports whereas the M1 chip brings 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, RAM, SSD controller, image signal processor, Secure Enclave, on one chip. Another reason the Apple Silicon chips perform so well is that its software MacOS has been reworked and designed bottom's up to work with M1 chip. It means it makes best use of the following M1 core features: Central processing unit (CPU) — It is the brain of any SOC that does the processing of the code of the operating system and applications that we ru

Bitcoin vs Dogecoin: All you need to know about these cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies have been a hot investment from past 12 months. Nowadays everyone is keen to invest in cryptocurrencies due to their high return values and Dogecoin has increased tremendously, it was created as a meme cryptocurrency, started as a joke in 2013, featuring a Shiba Inu dog and it has emerged as a tough competition to the cryptocurrency giant Bitcoin. The recent rise of Dogecoin has been fueled by tweets of Tesla CEO Elon Musk and other celebrities. The Origin It all started in 2009 when a person named Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin. After some time the white paper was published providing details regarding how Bitcoin could be used to build a new financial system and reduce the transaction costs by eliminating the need for financial institutions. In 2013 the Dogecoin was created as a jest. There was also a tweet by Adobe employee quote "Investing in Dogecoin, pretty sure it's the next big thing." At the time, Dogecoin didn't exist and his comment poked