Will the 2019 Macs be exciting enough to reduce the downward sales trend of PCs?

Will the 2019 Macs be exciting enough to reduce the downward sales trend of PCs?

Worldwide shipments of devices — personal computers (PCs), tablets and mobile phones — are on pace to reach 2.21 billion units in 2019, exhibiting flat growth year over year, according to Gartner, Inc. The PC market is expected to continue its downward trend, while the mobile phone market is set to return to growth in 2020.

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ARM's future CPUs said to outperform Intel chips; if so, look for ‘em in future Macs

ARM's future CPUs said to outperform Intel chips; if so, look for ‘em in future Macs

ARM has presented its roadmap for future CPUs, saying that they’ll be able to outperform Intel chips. If so — and there’s a difference between a company’s hype and reality — ARM-based Macs are almost certainly coming down the road.

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Class action lawsuit in Israel planned against Apple, Intel, ARM over processor exploits

Class action lawsuit in Israel planned against Apple, Intel, ARM over processor exploits

A group of Israelis has filed a request with the Haifa District Court of Israel to file a class-action lawsuit against Apple, Intel, and ARM because of the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" processor exploits. The six District Courts in Israel serve both as the appellate courts and also as the court of first instance for some cases (e.g. real estate or IP). 

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Apple has no plans for ARM-based or touchscreen Macs (for now, but what about in the future?)

Apple has no plans for ARM-based or touchscreen Macs (for now, but what about in the future?)

Senior Vice President Phil Schiller told a handful of reporters in a discussion at Apple's offices in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday that the tech giant company has no plans for touchscreen Macs, or for machines powered solely by the kind of ARM processors used in the iPhone and iPad. 

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Apple reportedly working on ARM chips for upcoming Macs

Apple reportedly working on ARM chips for upcoming Macs

I’ve said before that it’s only a matter of time until all of Apple’s hardware devices will be powered by ARM-based processors, including the Mac. A new Bloomberg report, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter,” says Apple is designing a new chip for future Mac laptops that would take on more of the functionality currently handled by Intel processors.

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