“Not only is Intel not inside of the iPhone 5, but the likelihood of Intel (or any other chip designer for that matter) scoring the SoC design win in the iPhone has been reduced to what could only be a small rounding error away from zero,” Ashraf Eassa writes for Seeking Alpha.
“This was, of course, expected, as moving iOS and all of the applications to be x86 would be a hassle and a flat out risky business decision,” Eassa writes. “However, a much more interesting — and important — question is whether Apple will give Intel the boot when it comes to the MacBook line of products.”
Eassa writes, “In order to answer that question, it behooves the savvy investor to understand just why Apple moved from an ARM-designed (ARMH) core to a custom one.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Carl H.” for the heads up.]