One of the advantages of Apple Silicon, Apple’s ARM-based processor found in the new M1 MacBook and M1 Mac mini, is that it can natively run applications targeting iOS devices. The downside, of course, is that software originally designed for Intel-based Macs wouldn’t necessarily perform well.
Perhaps to make up for this early software shortage, Apple initially allowed any iPhone application to run on Apple Silicon-based Macs, allowing users to load apps using software like iMazing. But according to a new report from 9to5Mac, Apple has now closed this loophole, bringing new Macs in line with iOS’s ‘walled garden’ approach, where unauthorized apps can only be installed via a risky jailbreak.
While this affects both the current macOS Big Sur 11.1 and the developer version of Big Sur 11.2, the message for the latter is more specific: “This application cannot be installed because the developer did not intend to run it on this …
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