Frankly, if you are Samsung, why wouldn’t you raise Apple’s prices? A price increase could be simply a bargaining chip in an attempt to reach a settlement, or it could be Samsung’s way of recouping the billion-plus dollars it is obligated to pay Apple.
Apple’s iPod Touch is actually far less powerful than we thought.
Win some, lose some.
Just a few days after winning its epic patent battle against Samsung (for now), Apple failed to acquire exclusive access to Taiwan Semiconductor’s chip fabrication plants. Which means that Samsung is still a major — if not the major — supplier of components for Apple’s iPhone and iPad.
Each year brings a host of new technologies to the table that make the gaming landscape seem significantly different from what came before, and 2011 was no different. Here are some of the most important technological advancements the game industry saw in the past 12 months.
While most components for Apple devices are made overseas, its A5 processor, which power the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, is produced in the far away land of… Texas.
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 4S will be a reminder that CPU clock speed isn’t everything.
Apple has tapped Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) to build its next-generation A6 chip, which has just begun trial production, Taiwan Economic News reports.
Apple might have dropped Samsung, which developed the company’s current system-on-a-chip processor, as its chip manufacturer in favor of the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to a report by Ars Technica.
The next version of the iPhone, dubbed by most to be the “iPhone 5,” will carry Apple’s A5 processor and sport an 8-megapixel camera, according to a report by Bloomberg News.
Not content just to dominate smartphones, chip maker ARM is expecting chips based on its processor designs to power half of the mobile PC market (which includes tablets, netbooks, and the like) by 2015, PCWorld reports.
Here’s your latest crazy Apple rumor: Sources say that Apple is looking to move towards ARM processors in its laptops, which would replace the Intel chips its been relying on for the past few years, SemiAccurate reports.
When it comes to iPad 2 reviews, there aren’t many surprises. It’s thinner, faster, and lighter, just like Apple claimed when it was unveiled last week.