iPad 3 Logic Board Photo Leaked with ‘A5X’ SoC

A forum post on Chinese site WeiPhone revealed an image of what they claim to be the logic board of an iPad 3 sporting an ‘A5X’ system-on-a-chip (SoC). The iPad 3 has been rumored to receive an upgrade in processing power, likely quad core, and is widely expected to be called the A6 chip. Apple introduced the A4 chip with … Read More

Apple Buys Intrinsity, Its Wider Implications

AnandTech has a fascinating piece on the early history of Intrinsity (the fabless semiconductor company behind Apple’s A4 processor in the iPad), and how they came to part of Apple’s portfolio of companies. As well as what that purchase actually means for Apple and other parts of the industry. The entire article is worth a read if you are interested … Read More