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  • Samsung Gets Bigger Payday From Apple’s A6 Processor Production, But Kept Out Of Design

    Samsung Gets Bigger Payday From Apple’s A6 Processor Production, But Kept Out Of Design

    Apple and Samsung depend heavily on one another, despite the fact that they’re also at each other’s throats in intellectual property legal disputes around the world. But Apple is looking to reduce Samsung’s role in the manufacturing and design side of its business, in a move that could have greater long-term repercussions for the Korean electronics giant than for the… Read More

  • Apple Job Posting Hints At Major New System-On-A-Chip Design Effort

    Apple Job Posting Hints At Major New System-On-A-Chip Design Effort

    Apple posted multiple job ads today, and one in particular is interesting given the company’s recent decisions. The posting is seeking an “SoC Modelling Architect / Lead,” or in the words of the job description, an individual who will be “at the center of a chip design effort interfacing with all disciplines, with a critical impact on getting functional products to… Read More

  • Support For Quad-Core iDevices Found In iOS 5.1 Beta Code

    Support For Quad-Core iDevices Found In iOS 5.1 Beta Code

    It’s no secret that smartphone and tablet OEMs are looking toward quad-core processors to power their next-generation doodads, with Apple’s oft-rumored A6 chipset being one of the most anticipated. According to 9to5Mac, snippets of code in the beta version of the iOS 5.1 update tacity confirm that a quad-core A6 will soon grace Apple’s new iDevices. Read More

  • Apple To Samsung: If You Copy Us, We Won't Let You Build Our Chips (So There!)

    Just a couple months ago, Apple and Samsung were basically BFFs. Of course, they were still competitors, but their relationship was symbiotic. Samsung produced the A4 chips that run Apple’s iPhone 4 and the A5 chips found in the iPad 2, and in return, Apple became Samsung’s largest customer, providing the South Korea-based company with millions of dollars in revenue. However… Read More

  • Audi A6 Will Be Launched With Internet-Powered Nav, Google Maps And Inrix For Traffic

    Audi was once known as the German car that came with all-wheel-drive. That notoriety is changing and Audi is becoming a huge player in the tech game; their interfaces are fantastic and run with exceptional speed and style. And now, they are bringing the internet to their navigations systems: the Google maps of navs, if you will. Read More

  • Trustafarians Return To Luxury With The Audi A6 Hybrid (Video)

    Green vehicles were the focus of this weeks North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Many carmakers are finally coming out with product lines full of new electric or electric-hybrid vehicles. And by “many,” think “everyone” in some way — even Porsche. So, it comes as no surprise that, along with the new Audi A6, comes the A6 Hybrid. The A6 Hybrid is part… Read More