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Apple is switching from Intel to ARM-powered Macs that natively run iOS apps

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Apple has announced its 2-year transition from Intel to Apple silicon ARM based-Macs which allows iOS, iPadOS to run natively on macOS.
Apple is switching from Intel to ARM-powered Macs that natively run iOS apps
Apple transitions from Intel to Apple silicon

PowerPC to Intel to ARM

macOS Big Sur
macOS Big Sur

At WWDC 2020, Apple CEO Tim Cook announces that Apple will transition the Mac from Intel-powered processors to its custom Apple silicon ARM-based processors. With this move, it establishes a common architecture across all Apple products which will make it significantly easier for developers to write, optimize, and develop apps for the entire Apple ecosystem.

On the same day, Apple also announced the next major update for its macOS, macOS Big Sur which will aid in the transition to Apple silicon by allowing developers to easily convert existing apps to run on the new ARM-based processors. This new update also allows developers to allow their iOS and iPadOS apps to be available on macOS without modifications.

The company plans to ship the first Mac with Apple silicon by the end of 2020 and will complete the transition in two years. 

Apple will continue to support and release new versions of macOS for Intel-based Macs for the next few years and have several Intel-based macs in the pipeline.

This is a major leap since Apple's transition from PowerPC to Intel in 2005.

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Sources: AppleThe Verge 1, 2
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