Apple has been taking great strides to control and design more of their own proprietary semiconductor components. One piece many of us believed was on the horizon was the GPU. Apple is a stakeholder in Imagination Technologies and has used their GPU architecture for some time. Earlier today, Imagination sent out a press release informing the world, and specifically their investors, that Apple will no longer be licensing their GPU IP and will instead be going to market with their own proprietary GPU. There are a few interesting angles to explore with this new information.
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