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Apple unveils new Macs powered by in-house M2 chips

iPhone maker nearly completes transition away from Intel processors

New MacBook Airs running on M2 chips are displayed at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California.   © Reuters

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Apple nearly completed its two-year transition away from Intel processors for its Mac computers by introducing Monday the latest MacBook Air and a new MacBook Pro, both powered by chips designed in-house.

On the first day of the online-only Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2022, the company unveiled the M2 -- its next-generation homegrown processor. This so-called system on a chip integrates a central processing unit, a graphics-processing unit, a neural engine and more.

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