TSMC will start mass production of 2nm chips in 2025, with Apple and Intel among the first clients said to use the latest semiconductor technology.
iPhones and Macs releasing in 2022 may make a jump from Apple's current five-nanometer chips to new ones built with TSMC's upcoming three-nanometer process technology.
According to an ex-Intel engineer, bad quality assurance of Intel's Skylake chips has reinforced the notion within Apple that the company should hasten its long-expected switch to its own in-house designed desktop chips based on its custom sic lion in iOS devices.
Apple's next-generation mobile processor that will power this year's iPhone and iPad models, tentatively named "A14 Bionic", will reportedly enter mass production in the second quarter of this year, in time for new iPhones in September.
Certain Mac models take advantage of a second-generation Apple security chip, called T2. Without it, you won't enjoy advanced secure boot capabilities, hardware-accelerated flash storage encryption or other perks. Some Mac computers have the Apple T2 security chip while others do not. In this brief step-by-step tutorial, iDownloadBlog will show you how to identify Mac models with the Apple T2 chip.