I would say they have embraced and extended ARM so as to make it "not ARM" anymore though. It's their own thing. Much like MacOS and any suggestion with regards to its roots.
"Evolution of ARM"? I suppose, but ARM that nobody but Apple can have.
Company: You can make exceptions to our standard issue laptops on approval.
Employee: I require the Dragon's Breath 21" Mega Monster RGB Special Edition 8K with built-in smoke, 32GB, 2TB NVMe and 3090 (mobile) please. I need it for productivity work. The normal laptop can't handle the...
My point is that M1 and M2 are Apple only things.
Just as I'm moderately interested in IBM Power or Oracle Sun Sparc or Intel Itanium.
Edit: Becomes a bit more interesting with the Linux port, which is pretty early on. But even still it's much like the following:
Do you have Linux ported...