Even Apple May Circumvent Intel

Apple likes to make money. If ARM has become sufficiently powerful for “normal” PCs, Apple can make more money by shipping cheaper ARM chips than Intel chips. It could be happening.

see ARM-based MacBook Air test sample spied

Going fanless and being lighter has huge advantages for notebooks.

see also Thinq – Rumour: Apple testing ARM A5-powered MacBook Air

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I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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One Response to Even Apple May Circumvent Intel

  1. Ray says:

    Nothing new. Apple had switched architecture plenty of times, from 6502 based, to 68k, to PPC, to Intel. Now, they’re switching to ARM.

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