Apple aims to dodge ‘Intel tax’ (Q&A)

Apple has taken a big step toward processor independence with its internally designed A6 chip.
(Credit: Chipworks)
Apple has become a formidable chip designer with its A series chips. And that’s probably not good news for Intel, says a chip expert.
I asked Nathan Brookwood, principal analyst an Insight 64, about the shifting dynamics of the relationship that began in 2006, when Apple dropped the PowerPC for its Mac line.
Brookwood said, in effect, that if you reduce the relationship to the fact that Apple must continue to pay an “Intel tax” for chip designs it doesn’t control, the future…

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