Apple’s footprint

As you’ve heard by now, maybe a hundred times, Apple has a new multi-chip SoC called M1 Ultra. They also have a new workstation, a new set of smartphones, and more stuff in the Apple tube-o’-plenty of consumer products. How did a struggling PC vendor with a small MP3 player get to have such a reach? They did it with … Read more

Apple’s M1 Ultra (2022)

In March 2022, at its annual new products conference, Apple announced a new version of the M1—the M1 Ultra, a dual-die chiplet device that introduced Apple’s UltraFusion interconnect technology. Apple’s UltraFusion packaging architecture connects two M1 Max die to create the M1 Ultra. (Source: Apple)   Apple’s UltraFusion used a silicon interposer to connect the chips across more than 10,000 … Read more

Apple rolls out the chips—M1 Pro and Max

Apple knows how to make transitions. The company proved it by transitioning away from the PowerPC platform to Apple and now they’re showing the same discipline as they move away from Intel and on to their own Arm-based family of chips. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, says the company is a year into a two-year transition that started with the … Read more

WWDC 21: Apple announces Object Capture API for creating AR experiences

At WWDC 21, Apple previewed its new Monterey version of MacOS macOS 12. On the AR front, Apple has added new APIs to RealityKit 2, the latest version of Apple’s rendering, animation, audio, and physics engine for AR. Apple says developers can create more realistic and complex AR experiences with greater visual, audio, and animation control, including custom, render passes … Read more