On Monday Bloomberg News dropped a bombshell report. By 2020, it claimed Apple will stop using Intel CPUs in its computers. Just picture it: The third-largest PC maker in the world might one day leave behind the biggest computer chip maker.
In discussions with analysts, Apple’s Tim Cook has all but put the kibosh on rumours that Apple would switch its notebook lines over to an ARM architecture.
Both Apple’s iPhone and iPad and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips are based on ARM architecture, as are almost all mobile phone processors. But where is Intel and the x86? Can the world’s largest semiconductor company thwart the public’s embrace of ARM?