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TSMC Rumored To Have Exclusive On Apple’s A10 SoC

12/03/2015, Based on the way things have been progressing, it is only natural that come 2016 we can look forward to Apple’s iPhone 7. This model will not only represent a change in terms of design, but also a change in hardware and what we can only assume will...

Sony CEO Denies They Are Working On Their Own Chipset

11/20/2015, A couple of days ago it was rumored that Sony might be interested in developing their own mobile chipset. Unfortunately if you were wondering if that was true, it turns out that the rumors were false. According to reports, it seems that both Sony Mobile...

Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Rumored For 2016

11/18/2015, Last week, Qualcomm officially detailed the Snapdragon 820 chipset. This is the chipset that is expected to power high-end flagship smartphones for 2016, and if the rumors are to believed, the Samsung Galaxy S7 could be one of them. That being said, the...

Analyst Thinks Apple’s A9X Could Pose A Threat To Intel

11/12/2015, The iPad Pro sports an A9X chipset under its hood. This is Apple’s latest chipset and according to various benchmarks, the seems that the A9X is more than capable and has been found to even outperform Apple’s MacBook series of laptops, which is very...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Will Debut Tomorrow With Live Q&A Session

11/09/2015, Back in August, Qualcomm officially announced the Snapdragon 820 but unfortunately details of the chipset weren’t shared. For those curious about the upcoming chipset, fret not because according to Qualcomm’s Tim McDonough, it seems that we should be...

Google Apparently Interested In Co-Developing Own Processor

11/06/2015, If you look at the Android landscape at the moment in terms of SoCs, you have a number of makers. You have Qualcomm, you have MediaTek, you have Rockchip, you have the Huawei Kirin, and Samsung’s Exynos. Basically there are many to choose from, but it...

Qualcomm Denies Rumors of Snapdragon 820 Overheating

10/29/2015, Over the past several years, Qualcomm has been seen as the leader in smartphone chipsets. However last year Qualcomm seems to have taken a bit of a hit when it was revealed that the Snapdragon 810 chipset, supposed to be their most powerful chipset to...

Samsung Is Apparently Trying To “Fix” The Snapdragon 820

10/27/2015, One of the popular rumors surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S7 is that the company will return to Qualcomm for the phone, and that the handset will be powered by the Snapdragon 820 when this year’s Galaxy S6 skipped the Snapdragon 810 due to reports of...

Consumer Reports Dismisses iPhone 6s “Chipgate”

10/20/2015, According to recent benchmarks and reassurances from Apple that despite the A9 chipsets in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are made by different companies and are of different sizes, there is really nothing to be worried about. However we suppose there are some...

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,...