Apple dropped a bombshell last month when it announced it was ditching Intel’s chips in favour of its own processors.

It’s monumental for a number of reasons, not least of which is the ending of the 13-year relationship with the world’s largest chipmaker that helped propel Apple shares on their decade-long stratospheric run.

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