“According to recent Bloomberg story, Apple is exploring ways to move its line of Mac computers from Intel’s x86 processors over to ARM chips,” Antone Gonsalves writes for ReadWrite. “Is Apple really planning on building ARM-powered Macs, or does it have other plans for ARM technology?”
“The move away from Intel likely won’t happen in the Mac, where Apple currently benefits from Intel’s best-in-the-world manufacturing technology that delivers the highest-performing PC processors,” Gonsalves writes. “Instead, Apple is more likely to continue taking advantage of ARM’s superiority in power consumption to create brand new products.”
Gonsalves writes, “Using ARM as the foundation of multiple products would enable a unified experience across the devices, whether it is the long-rumored Apple TV or something else.”
Read more in the full article here.