Don’t worry, we have archived the old user forums and have kept and filed all of those feature requests already so that the development team is aware of them. We are also going to bring back the old forum as read-only access.
Adobe released an update to Illustrator 2021 (v25.3) that includes native support for M1 Devices and Rotate Artboard functionality. Please note these features are not yet supported within MAPublisher at this time. See compatibility notes.