Laptop Program: Apple M1 Silicon MacBook Pros
Updated: 19 January 2021 04:08 PM
Should I Buy an Apple M1 Silicon Mac Today? Three Options Explored
Our Current Recommendation (as of November 2020)
Not recommended. We currently offer no support for Apple M1 Silicon MacBook Pros.
IT Services has ordered a couple of Apple M1 Silicon based MacBook Pro models to actually test them out, but we will not be receiving them for a few weeks. Apple is touting some pretty impressive performance numbers, however there are a number of compatibility hurdles to consider, including Big Sur and Apple M1 Universal Binary support for applications and peripherals.
What Applications are Currently Supported by macOS Big Sur and Apple M1
Please refer to our knowledgebase article Support for macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Processors
1. Wait until the early reviews are out from us and various media outlets. Your safest option is to wait for long-term reviews and support from all developers.