iOS 5.1 Beta Code Points to Quad-Core A6 Chip for iPhone 5 and iPad 3

iOS beta code has often revealed details about Apple’s upcoming devices. According to a new report published by 9to5Mac iOS 5.1 beta code has evidence that points to a quad-core A6 chip which is rumored to debut with iPhone 5 and iPad 3. The references to quad-core iPhone and iPad … Read the Full Story →

iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Released (but not for iPad 2 or iPhopne 4S)

With the sounds of the Holiday celebrations still ringing in the ears another sound can now be heard and that’s the noise of the iPhone Jailbreak community cheering in celebration of the release of an untethered Jailbreak for devices running iOS 5.0.1, but not for the iPad 2 or the … Read the Full Story →

iPad 3 Could Feature 2GHz Dual-Core Samsung CPU

A representative for Samsung revealed today that the Korean company is developing a smartphone that boasts a 2GHz dual-core CPU, giving the device data processing capacities of 4GHz – performance that rivals desktop PCs. The rep said: We are planning to release a 2Ghz dual core CPU-equipped smartphone by next year. … Read the Full Story →

iPad 2: A5 Chip, Faster Graphics, Thinner, Lighter, White and More!

Steve Jobs just announced Apple’s second-generation iPad at a media keynote in San Francisco, and here’s everything you need to know about the iPad 2 before its release on March 11th: The processor has been upgraded from Apple’s A4 chip to its new dual-core A5, which runs at 1.2GHz as … Read the Full Story →

Details Regarding Apple’s New A5 Chip for Upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2 Emerge

If you haven’t already heard, it seems Apple are working hard on a new custom processor for its upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2 devices. The A4 successor is rumored to be dual-core with faster graphics, capable of supporting a higher resolution on the company’s successful tablet device, and potentially … Read the Full Story →

Second Gen iPad to feature Gyroscope?

iPad Teardown Reveals Gyroscope Part of Original Design In an interesting piece in EE Times they relate that when UBM Insights completed their teardown of the iPad they found an unpopulated area on the PCB next to the accelerometer which would fit a similar design of gyroscope to that found … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4 Components Cost Around $188

iSuppli, have produced their component analysis for the iPhone 4. They roughly estimate that the component costs (BOM – Bill of Materials) for the iPhone 4 are about $188 US. It is important to remember that this figure is simply to buy a bag of iPhone 4 bits. It does … Read the Full Story →

Apple Rumored To Be Interested in ARM

Buying chip designers and manufacturers seems to be the new sport in Silicon Valley. First Apple bought PA Semi and was then rumored to have purchased Intrinsity. Google recently purchased Agnilux. Now rumors are circulating Apple has it’s eyes on the biggest prize of all, ARM. Various news sites around … Read the Full Story →