The cellular modem situation for Apple’s iPhones (and iPads) has been in a bit of a rocky state lately. But it looks like the settlement with Qualcomm may have finally calmed things down. At least as far as third-party help is concerned. But what about Apple’s custom cellular modem dreams? Those may have been pushed back a bit.
‘ZombieLoad’ Flaw in Intel Chips Could Lead to Stolen Sensitive Information; Apple Patched it in macOS 10.14.5
Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in Intel chips, which have left almost every Mac dating back to 2011 vulnerable to potential security issues. But while this is big news in itself, there is good news at the end.
After Apple and Qualcomm announced that they have dropped all lawsuits against each other, Intel has now announced that it is exiting the 5G modem business. The company will continue to invest in its 5G network infrastructure business.
2019 is the year of the 5G phone, at least from companies like Samsung and LG. But rumor has it that Apple won’t be jumping on the bandwagon until 2020.
There have been rumors for quite some time that Apple is developing ARM-based Macs. And apparently even Intel buys them.
Intel is currently looking for a new Chief Executive Officer. The company is eyeballing several different potentials, and an Apple executive may be on the list.
Intel is back at it again, with the company announcing another processor for future computers coming down the line.
Apple has been relying on custom-built pieces within a lot of its products for quite some time, including within the Apple Watch, and, perhaps most importantly, with the A-series chips within the iPhone and iPad lineups.