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Introduction to the Latest Apple Silicon Mac Lineup and macOS Big Sur

Class Description


Dane Riley, Apple Higher Education System Engineer, will be presenting an introduction to the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13-inch, and Mac mini that include the Apple M1 chips. Learn about the newest features in the latest release of macOS - macOS Big Sur version 11. We hope you can join us for this Tech Briefing session.


  • Meet the newest Apple Silicon M1-based MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini
  • Introduction to macOS Big Sur

- Refined new design

- Safari enhancements

- Improvements to Notifications, Messages, Maps, Notes, Voice Memos, and more




Technology Briefings are free sessions that are open to all members of the Stanford community. The intent of these sessions is to share information about new and emerging technologies, provide vendor updates, and inform users about changes to campus technologies.