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Apple not likely to ditch Intel chips for Macs in near future

Rumors have been flying about Apple dumping Intel in future Macs. But Loyd Case thinks it's not likely to happen in the near term, if ever.

Remains of the Day: Everybody was kung-fu fighting

Apple may dip Intel chips, OS X 10.9 is waking up from a cat nap, and Amazon's taking home the bacon in Europe.

What Apple's executive reshuffle means for the products you use

Senior editor Dan Moren detects a consistent throughline in Apple's recent reorganization: a trend towards better integration.

Remains of the Day: Rumor has it

Rumors abound of Apple updating every single product line at next week's media event, even as the company apparently winds down its relationship with Samsung. Elsewhere, the iPod nano is dissected ... for science!

Custom CPU core design in iPhone 5 marks an Apple first

More details of the iPhone 5 CPU emerged this week, confirming Apple's claimed performance gains. But more importantly, they are the first indications of the impact of Apple's custom chip design, rather than relying on standardized cores licensed from ARM.

Apple's chip future looks bright with first custom-designed A6

The iPhone 5 smartphone has the A6 CPU, which industry experts say is the first in a line of many upcoming Apple custom processors that will better balance performance with battery life in iPhones and iPads.

AMD hires Apple platform architect to head processor group

Advanced Micro Devices has lured Jim Keller from his role as platform architect at Apple to head its processor group as the struggling company tries to reshape its chip strategy and stem a loss in processor market share.

Five key moments in the iPhone's history

The iPhone hasn't always been the device that it is today. Senior editor Dan Moren takes a look back at five key moments that have defined Apple's smartphone.

Intel introduces first server chips with 3D transistors

Intel on Monday announced faster and more power-efficient Xeon server processors, including the low-power E3 chip that has 3D transistors.

Intel releases Ivy Bridge: New Mac models coming soon?

Intel on Monday unveiled the Ivy Bridge processor family, the third generation in the company’s line of Core processors. Does that mean new Macs are around the corner?