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iPhone 8 Processor Production May Begin Soon

03/27/2017, Apple is not due to unveil new iPhones until the fall this year but that doesn’t mean that the wheels aren’t already in motion to get everything ready in time for mass production. A new report claims that Apple’s primary chip partner,...

TSMC To Decide On US Chip Plant In 2018

03/21/2017, As you might have heard over the past few months, US President Donald Trump has been saying that US tech companies, such as Apple, should move their production back to the US instead of outsourcing to the likes of China. One of Apple’s manufacturing...

TSMC Refutes Claims Of Poor Foundry Yields On 10nm Chips

12/28/2016, According to a report from about a week ago, it was suggested that Apple’s 2017 iPads could either be delayed or in short supply at launch. This was apparently due to TSMC’s foundry problems that produced poor yields of the 10nm chips. However that...

2018 iPhone Rumored To Use TSMC’s 7nm Processors

11/21/2016, The rumor mill already expects Apple to introduce some major changes with the iPhone next year but that doesn’t mean there won’t be speculation about the iPhone that’s due after that. Word on the street is that it’s possible that...

Apple Reportedly Working With TSMC On 10nm A11 Processors

08/09/2016, Word on the street is that Apple has started working with TSMC or Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. on the “A11” processors that we’ll see in the company’s 2017 devices. The A11 is reportedly based on the 10nm manufacturing...

TSMC Could Have The Exclusive To Apple’s A10 & A11 Chipsets

07/18/2016, According to the rumors from last year, TSMC could be getting an exclusive contract to manufacture Apple’s A10 chipset for this year’s iPhone. The rumors have persisted and earlier this year, it was “confirmed” that TSMC would be the exclusive...

TSMC Rumored To Have Begin Designing Apple’s A11 Chipset

05/06/2016, This year’s iPhone 7 will most likely pack the A10 chipset, which means that based on Apple’s habits over the past few years, there is a good chance that next year’s iPhone will pack the A11 chipset under its hood. That being said, this year’s...

TSMC Affected By Taiwan Earthquake, Production Impacted

02/15/2016, For those who missed the news, on the 6th of February, an earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.4 struck Taiwan. The earthquake is said to have been the deadliest earthquake in the country since the 921 earthquake and has left 116 confirmed dead. Not...

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...