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Apple's 'ambitious processor plans' to involve ditching Intel in future Macs?

Ashleigh Allsopp | Nov. 7, 2012
Apple is investigating ways to ditch Intel chips in future Macs and replace them with its own ARM chips like the ones in the iPhone and iPad, according to Bloomberg.

Apple switched to Intel from IBM's PowerPC chips in its Mac products back in 2006.

This is not the first speculation we've heard about a possible processor shift within Apple. In October, Bloomberg reported that Apple has "deliberated over moving away from Intel chips in the Macintosh," and the site's further reports seem to reiterate its belief about Apple's processor plans.



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