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A-series chip supplier TSMC working on making 5nm chips in 2020, 3nm in 2022

(Source: 9to5mac.com)

Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC is working hard on remaining Apple’s sole supplier for A-series chips as it works on ever smaller processes for its chip fabrication plants … 220 more words

Technology

This year's iPhone X successor might might not outsell the original

A few days after a report said that iPhone parts suppliers are expecting Apple to reduce orders for the current quarter, one of Apple’s most important clients went on record to say that sales of high-end smartphones will decline flat this year. 324 more words

Mobile

TSMC is Reportedly Exclusive Supplier of A12 Processors in 2018 iPhones

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

The report, citing unnamed sources within Apple’s supply chain, claims the A12 chip will be manufactured based on a 7nm process and incorporate extreme ultraviolet technology, allowing for more transistors to be packed into a smaller wafer, and paving the way for continued performance improvements in the next iPhones. 405 more words

Technology

ZHAOXIN KX-7000

Zhaoxin just announced the KX-5000 named x86 CPUs, they’re coming with DDR4 memory and with an integrated graphic chip. Zhaoxin is Fab-less which means that TSMC is producing the chips, the current generation KX-4000 is produced already in 28-nm. 128 more words

Hardware

TSMC may begin manufacturing Qualcomm processors in 2018, according to a new report

Currently, there are probably very few companies in the world that have the facilities and talent needed to manufacture the processors used in smartphones today. This includes the likes of Samsung and TSMC, both of which are regularly getting into the headlines when it comes to processor production, especially Apple’s processors. 198 more words

Qualcomm

Face ID - New technology or Gimmick?

On September 12, 2017, Apple Inc had a typical ceremony to launch its new range of iPhones. This one though like 2012 & 2014 was meant to be different. 979 more words

Technology

Benchmark contest: Apple's iPhone X vs. MacBook Pro

”We were amazed when the iPad Pro 2nd Gen was compared to the fastest 2017 MacBook Pro 13-inch,” Rob Morgan reports for Bare Feats. “When our iPhone X arrived, we were very curious where its performance falls compared to the iPhone 7, latest iPad Pro, and fastest 2017 MacBook Pro 13-inch.” 296 more words

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