Apple (AAPL) iPhone 5 May Have Qualcomm Radio Chip

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL)¬†iPhone 5 is probably already being tested right now in one form or another inside those capacious Anechoic chambers that The Mothership holds. But that doesn’t mean it will be out any sooner than next summer. When it does arrive it is quite likely that Apple will break its longtime exclusive partnership with Infineon for the iPhones Radio chip, … Read More

Intel Purchase German chip manufacturer Infineon

Intel confirmed today what has been long rumored. They have purchased the German chip manufacturer Infineon.¬†Why is this important to us at Touch Reviews? Well basically because Infineon provide the mobile communications chips in our iPhone, and most other mobile devices from well known smartphone manufacturers. Intel seems to have quite a roadmap ahead of itself these days. It is … Read More

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 the Internet, including Engadget and TUAW, are reporting a proposed … Read More