Intel has for many years been the undisputed champion of desktop and laptop processors running the x86 instruction set.
Our video production needs today are better characterized by Snapchat Live Stories than Adobe Premiere Pro.
If you think your workplace isn’t changing much because there are a bunch of weathered Dell workstations sitting next to frumpy HP printers, consider just how much more work every one of your officemates is doing the office, on their phone.
And all those grand and power-hungry x86 applications that might have kept people running mac OS — Adobe’s Photoshop and Lightroom being two key examples — well, they’re being ported to i OS in almost their full functionality, having been incentivized by the existence of Apple’s i Pad Pro line, last year’s harbinger for this year’s performance jump.
IDC’s 2015 figures show 1.43 billion smartphones shipped versus 276 million PCs.
Apple It’s already the case, by sheer force of numbers, that Apple’s A series of mobile processors are at least as important and market-leading as Intel’s vast portfolio of x86 chips.
mac OS is, in many ways, legacy software just waiting for the right moment to be deprecated.