How to Optimize Minecraft 1.7.10-1.12.2 for M1
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How to Optimize Minecraft 1.7.10-1.12.2 for M1

LWJGL 2 was used in older versions of Minecraft. This prevented people from optimizing Minecraft 1.7.10-1.12.2 for M1. Thanks to the work of Tanmay Bakshi and 17hoehbr on GitHub, it is now possible. This tutorial will be rather similar to How To Optimize Minecraft for M1 (Java Edition), so please follow that tutorial before doing…

How To Optimize Minecraft 1.17 for M1
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How To Optimize Minecraft 1.17 for M1

Mojang changed the internals of the game a lot in 1.17. The most important internal change they made was that they switched the minimum required Java version to Java 16. However, because they did that, the strategy for optimizing Minecraft for M1 also changed. This tutorial will show you how to optimize Minecraft 1.17 for…

Homebrew is a Major Security Flaw — Install MacPorts Instead
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Homebrew is a Major Security Flaw — Install MacPorts Instead

I’ve talked before about the various problems with binary package management systems. I have praised BSD’s Ports, where a source code tree allows you to install packages from source with all their dependencies. However, I’ve never seen a binary package manager that creates more of a security problem having it than not having it. That…

How To Optimize Minecraft for M1 (Java Edition)
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How To Optimize Minecraft for M1 (Java Edition)

I recently purchased the MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon. However, most apps still are not yet optimized. One of the main apps I care about performing well is Minecraft. However, I have finally figured how to optimize Minecraft for M1 with the MultiMC launcher’s help. IMPORTANT NOTE: This tutorial is for 1.16.5 and below. For…

The One Major Tech Company that Actually Gives a Hoot About Privacy
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The One Major Tech Company that Actually Gives a Hoot About Privacy

How Apple Has Been Valuing People’s Privacy After All of the Privacy Scandals NOTE: This information is no longer relevant as of macOS Big Sur because Apple now has a service where they send every application you run to Apple’s servers along with your IP, and even circumvents VPN servers. It seems as Apple no…