What Apple’s new in-house silicon chip means for you

What Apple’s new in-house silicon chip means for you

Apple may have released four new iPhones this fall, but Tim Cook isn’t done flooding homes with hardware for 2020. There are two new MacBooks and a Mac Mini coming soon, and they all bring something new: Apple’s custom-made M1 silicon chip.

From a business perspective, this means Apple can use its own proprietary chips without giving Intel as much of a cut anymore. That’s not very interesting to us because we’re not investors — we’re regular people who just want nice laptops. So let’s focus on some of the benefits Apple says M1 will bring to these new devices if you happen to shell out the cash for one of them. Read more…

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