Tag: a7

Qualcomm calls its 'marketing gimmick' comments about the A7 'inaccurate'

Last week Qualcomm's Chief Marketing Officer Anand Chandrasekher caused a bit of a stir when he called Apple's new 64-bit A7 processor a "marketing gimmick" in an interview with IDG news service. Specifically, his words were: "I know there's a lot of noise because Apple did [64-bit] on their A7....

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Apple to continue using Samsung to produce next-generation chip

Earlier this year, Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) inked a three-year deal for the chip manufacturer to produce A-series processors for iOS devices starting in 2014. While the move was seen as a strategic step away from relying on rival Samsung to produce the chips, it'...

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Chipworks analysis of iPhone 5s A7 and M7 chips highlights Apple's design evolution

iFixit tore down the iPhone 5s last week and gave us a peek at the innards of Apple's new phone. Chipworks has taken that analysis a step further with a detailed look at the chips that power the device. Starting with the A7, Chipworks has confirmed that the A7 is manufactured by Samsung using the...

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Apple asks developers to submit 64-Bit apps for iPhone 5s

Apple has posted a note on its Developer website asking developers to begin submitting apps optimized for the iPhone 5s' 64-bit A7 processor. From the note, titled "Submitting 64-bit apps": You can submit 64-bit apps for iOS 7 today that take advantage of the power of iPhone 5s. Xcode can build ...

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Daily Update for September 10, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

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Apple reportedly dropping Samsung and turning to TSMC for A7 chip development

A report from the Korea Times relays that Apple is excluding Samsung from its plans to develop its next-gen A7 processor. While Apple and Samsung compete fiercely in the smartphone market, the two companies also happen to be very important business partners. Apple, of course, currently relies on...

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