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How to Break Apple’s M1 Chip

My bad Dropbox organization habits brought Apple’s power-sipping MacBook Air to its knees in just a single day

The Apple M1 chip computer logo seen on a mobile phone screen next to a larger Apple logo
Photo illustration: Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images

I’m not a video editor, but I’m pretty sure I brutally slayed the M1 MacBook Air I just bought (8 GB RAM and a 512 gigabyte SSD, in case you were wondering) in less than a day of use.




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