We have seen rumors about Apple several times taking a leap towards ARM processors on your Mac, something that is increasingly clear sees chip power like the A12X Bionic of the iPad Pro. The main harm would be naturally in Intel, which would see how Cupertino would need it for their iconic computers.
And of course, Intel must be ready for when that's the case. And being prepared involves studying and prospecting, and according to what they said in Axios (reflected in 9to5Mac), it seems from Intel believes Apple will launch its first Mac with ARM in 2020.
Start a transition that can last for years
The Mac will arrive one year before the developers have the final tool that comes from the Marzipan project, to plan to I am developing the development of iOS applications and macOS applications and also merge the App Store and the Mac App Store in one large catalog. Of course, along with those Macs, we would also see having MacOS enabled to optimize running on ARM processors. Certainly this version is already running in some secret laboratories of Apple Park.
We will have to have patience, because these types of transformations are not fast. It's probably the first Mac that has chip ARM and those who need less performance (for example, MacBook or MacBook Air), and Apple will have a longer-term recovery of those chips so that they gain power and can be at the root of iMac, MacBook Pro and other company's professional computers.