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  • Apple Continues To Morph Into The Chocolate Factory. Expect Fewer Gobstopper Leaks.

    Apple Continues To Morph Into The Chocolate Factory. Expect Fewer Gobstopper Leaks.

    Lost iPhone prototypes aside, most Apple leaks tend to come from partners companies tasked with helping to build something Apple needs for a particular product. After all, Apple can’t do it all, itself. Well, not yet anyway. A report today in the New York Times confirms earlier rumors that Apple has purchased Austin, Texas-based chip company Intrinsity. And yes, it appears that company… Read More

  • Tearing down the Apple A4 processor

    Kyle at iFixit and his buddies at Chipworks straight up tore into the A4 chip that appears in the Apple iPad. The chip is an ARM processor with a small RAM package made by Samsung. The processor itself is made entirely by Apple although it is based mostly on the original Samsung processor made for the iPhone. Other interesting points include the possibility of an onboard GPU, the same one… Read More