- Tram Ho
WWDC 2020 has just been held at 0am this morning, Apple has introduced completely new software versions for the Apple ecosystem, including iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS 11 Big Sur … Besides, at this event, Apple also officially announced the switch to using all-new Silicon chips built on ARM architecture on future Macs. , instead of using Intel chips as before.
In addition to announcing details of the new Silicon chipset platform on Macs, Apple also revealed that the first MacBook to run Silicon ARM chips will be released later this year.
Apple officially announced the abandonment of Intel chips and switch to using home-made ARM chips on future Mac models.
Although not going into details, it seems that Tim Cook as well as Apple have been outlining a vast future of plans to switch from the use of Intel chips to the chips themselves. do”. CEO Tim Cook said that this process will take about 2 years and after that, an unified ecosystem between Macs and iDevices will officially be built in the most complete way.
Apple programmers will be able to participate in the Quick Start program, where they will develop their homogeneous applications or convert applications for old Intel-powered Macs to Macs. new Apple Silicon chips. Apple will also provide developers with the Developer Transition Kit, including a Mac mini running on an Apple A12Z chip, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD so they can start participating in app development. for the all-new Mac platform.
Developer Transition Kit is provided to developers by Apple
Kuo Ming-chi Kuo recently revealed that the first Macs to launch with Apple Silicon chips based on ARM architecture will be a 13-inch MacBook Pro and a 24-inch iMac. The launch time as Apple mentioned at the livestream will be later this year until early next year.
With the switch to microprocessors for Apple’s own development, in the future Apple will be able to build a homogenous ecosystem between iPhone / iPad and MacBook devices, where programmers just need to develop. a single application version and can run on all platforms of Apple.
Source : Genk