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Apple Ordered To Pay $234m In Damages To University Of Wisconsin

10/16/2015, Several days ago it was reported that Apple was accused of infringing upon a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin. The patent in question was related to Apple’s A7, A8, and A8X chipsets, and when the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus was launched, it also...

Apple’s A10 SoC Rumored To Be TSMC Exclusive

10/16/2015, With this year’s A9 chipset, it was discovered that the chipsets were manufactured by both Samsung and TSMC. This wouldn’t be a big deal since Apple typically sources from various manufacturers, but it was discovered that the chipsets were of...

Jury Finds Apple Infringed Upon University Of Wisconsin’s Patent

10/13/2015, Back in 2014, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) took Apple to court claiming that the Cupertino company had infringed upon its patent. The patent in question is said to have to do with improving processing efficiency and to be more specific,...

ITC Rules Samsung Did Not Infringe Upon NVIDIA’s Patents

10/11/2015, Last year NVIDIA filed a lawsuit against Samsung, alleging that the South Korean tech giant had used its patents without their permission. They also wanted to block Samsung’s Qualcomm-powered smartphones from being sold due to the alleged patent...

Find Out If Your iPhone 6s Has The TSMC Or Samsung-Made A9 Chip

10/09/2015, Now there has been quite a bit of fuss surrounding Apple’s new iPhones in what many have called “batterygate”. Basically for those who are hearing about this for the first time, the new iPhones feature A9 chipsets made by both Samsung and TSMC....

Apple Comments On A9 Battery Life Benchmarks

10/08/2015, As soon as it was discovered that Apple’s new iPhones would feature chipsets made by both Samsung and TSMC and came in different sizes, many were quick to wonder if the difference in manufacturer and size would actually impact how the phone operated. It...

Exynos Chipsets Could Feature Samsung-made GPUs In The Future

10/06/2015, Samsung’s Exynos chipsets are a force to be reckoned with, as we have seen earlier this year when it made its way exclusively into the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. For the most part, the Exynos series has held its own. However when it comes to the GPUs found...

Samsung “Mongoose” SoC Benchmarks Are Impressive

10/06/2015, Samsung’s Exynos chipsets are typically found in the company’s own mobile products, and from what we’ve seen in various speed tests, the Exynos chipsets are pretty impressive in their own rights, holding their own or beating out the competition....

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Is Apparently Overheating For Some

10/04/2015, Last month in a teardown of the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, it was discovered that Sony had included an extra heat pipe in the phone. What this does is that it allows for better heat dissipation, which is handy when you consider that the Snapdragon 810...

US And China To Get Galaxy S7 With Snapdragon 820 Chipset [Rumor]

10/02/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, 2016’s Samsung Galaxy S7 is rumored to be packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, or at the very least Samsung is exploring the idea of using the Snapdragon 820. After all with the heat issues of the Snapdragon 810,...

Apple’s A9 SoC Apparently Comes In Two Different Sizes

09/28/2015, Prior to the launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, it had been speculated that the chipsets used in the phones could be made by Samsung and TSMC. Turns out the rumors were right, and interestingly enough it also seems that both the sizes of the chipsets...