Apple said to develop its own chips for Mac

The news that Apple plans to develop its own chips for its Mac computers, instead of relying on external parties, is not so surprising.

The technology giant has done the same thing on its iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch products. More than that, the company has to differentiate its Mac products in terms of hardware specifications and create synergy with its mobile devices.

Currently, Mac computers are all powered by Intel-developed central processing units. The plan to use Apple-designed chips could probably be sad news for Intel as…