Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Apple Reportedly Parting Ways With Intel

Apple and Intel have come a long way from their association in the form of processors for its Mac computers. But there are now reports, bad for Intel indeed, that Apple is considering ditching Intel chips for its Mac portfolio in favour of its own ARM-based processors.

Apple is considering switching away from using Intel chips in its iMac personal computers and MacBooks, in favour of an in-house option based on designs from Intel rival ARM Holdings, according to reports from Bloomberg, which quoted three people familiar with the company’s research, but who asked to remain anonymous because the plans are ‘confidential.’

The report states that Apple engineers are increasingly confident that the chip designs Apple is using in its iPad and iPhones will be powerful enough to use in desktop and laptops.

Read more about it at: Tech Week


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