The M1, the first member of the Apple Silicon family focused on laptops and desktop computers, is taking the battle that has been brewing for a long time right into the enemy camp. It is poised to pull down the curtains on CPUs as we have known them. After nearly five decades — Intel 4004 … Continue reading Is it time to SoC the CPU?
I wrote an in-depth piece on Apple’s A13 Bionic chip, and how it stacks up against the silicon from its rivals, Samsung, Huawei, and Qualcomm. I have always loved writing about pure technology, including chips, so this was particularly fun. One big take away from my time spent with Apple exposed me to their near maniacal obsession with increasing the performance of the chips, but not at the expense of power consumption. I have more thoughts and will share later. In the interim, if you have time to read, visit Wired.com.