Apple Announces New Macs with M1 Chip

In the 147th episode, David and Donna are joined by iPhone Life's CTO Raphael Burnes to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the M1—the first Apple-designed processor for the Mac. Tempted to buy the 2020 MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with an M1 processor? Listen to this first!

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Donna Schill

Donna Schill is the Editor in Chief at iPhone Life, where she oversees all multimedia content production for iPhone Life Insider, the premium educational platform for Apple enthusiasts and lifelong learners. After earning her master's degree from the University of Iowa School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Donna joined iPhone Life in 2012, where she has produced dozens of magazine issues, co-hosted hundreds of podcast episodes, and taught over 20 live online courses. When not glued to her iPhone 15 Pro Max, Donna can be found traveling, writing and podcasting (, or hiking the Iowa prairie where she lives with her partner and their German shepherd, Fox.