In 2021, Apple and Intel got us excited about PC chips again

CNET | Dec 13, 2021 at 1:00 AM
  • New laptops are finally getting faster.
  • The chipmaker’s struggles encouraged Apple to make changes to its popular Mac computers, ejecting Intel from much of its lineup and using its own M1 design instead.
  • The chip industry, ever on the lookout for new approaches, has new ways to take on giants like Intel, Apple, Qualcomm and Nvidia for the benefit of consumers and data center operators.