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iPhone 7’s A10 Chipset Will Be Solely Manufactured By TSMC [Rumor]

02/10/2016, Based on what Apple’s been doing over the past few years, it is safe to assume that with the iPhone 7, the Cupertino company will use the A10 chipset. However the question is, who will Apple turn to for the manufacturing of the component? According to a...

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...

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...

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....

TSMC Could Begin A9 Mass Production This Month

06/10/2015, The next-gen iPhones are expected to feature Apple’s new A9 chipsets inside of them. Now the rumor mill has been such that it always seems to be alternating between who will lead the production of the chipsets – TSMC or Samsung. Well according to...

Foxconn CEO Lobbying For TSMC To Produce Apple’s A9 Chipset

04/29/2015, When it comes to producing chipsets for Apple, Samsung used to be the main producer of the component, until recent years where TSMC began to take more orders and eventually became Apple’s primary supplier. However recent rumors have suggested that for...

TSMC Rumored To Produce 70% Of Apple’s A9/A9X Chipsets This Year

03/13/2015, When it comes to manufacturing the chipsets for Apple’s iOS devices, the task used to fall squarely into Samsung’s lap, but given that Apple and Samsung had a bit of a legal falling out, we have seen the Cupertino company turn to other manufacturers...

Samsung To Produce 75% Of Apple’s A9 Chipsets [Rumor]

01/26/2015, Apple and Samsung don’t exactly have the best relationship. Granted their lawsuits against one another have stopped gracing the headlines as of late, but it is safe to assume that their relationship will never be the same again. However if the rumors...

TSMC Now Said To Lead The Charge On Apple’s A9 Processor [Rumor]

01/02/2015, There have been rumors that Samsung could be responsible for the manufacturing of Apple’s A9 chipset which is rumored to make its way into the next-gen iPhone. However according to newer rumors, Apple’s A9 chipset could be made by TSMC while Samsung...

iPhone 6’s A8 Chipset Made By TSMC

09/19/2014, Given Apple and Samsung’s relationship, many had speculated that for the A8 processor that Apple could be turning to TSMC to help manufacture the chips as opposed to Samsung, who used to be Apple’s go-to manufacturer for their A-series chipsets. Well...

Apple’s Switch To TSMC Could Have Cost Samsung $1 Billion

08/05/2014, One of the reasons why companies aren’t eager to be heavily dependent on each other is because in the event something goes wrong, their operations would be affected hugely, and according to a recent report from The Wall Street Journal, this could be...