The next Apple chip

By: NaNon (uh-huh.delete@this.gmail.com), November 21, 2020 4:01 am
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David Hess (davidwhess.delete@this.gmail.com) on November 20, 2020 6:35 pm wrote:
> Maynard Handley (name99.delete@this.name99.org) on November 19, 2020 8:22 pm wrote:
> >
> > OK guys, M1 time is over. What's next?
>
> I was thinking about that the other day.
>
> How large is Apple's market for desktops as opposed to laptops and other portable devices? They
> seem to be a smartphone company that happens to make some PCs. If their desktop market cannot
> support the development of a separate CPU, which seems likely, then they will design an improved
> CPU for the portable market and adapt it as best they can for their desktops. Why split their
> resources when the desktop is dead? Smartphones and tablets are where their money is.
>
> This is in contrast to Intel and AMD who develop for the desktop market and adapt
> for the server and portable markets. Both have run concurrent development for
> lower power applications in the past but that has never turned out well.
>

Well, a strong CPU and a strong GPU might make for a compelling games console? Roll that in with Apple TV, subscription this, that and the other all sitting under the family TV. Then add VR/AR into the mix for extra cash.

Seems to me there are some potentially large markets beyond pure mobile could have a fair bit of potential growth for Apple.
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