Facebook is following the path of Google, who had earlier hired Apple engineers to create processors for them, by hiring Google Engineer Shahriar Rabii. He will be leading the social media company in the development and design of chips. Read More
Apple has always been remarkably ahead with high end processors. The A11 Bionic Chip being the most powerful processor ever manufactured, has more than 100% lead in single-core performance over the best chips from its top rivals, Samsung and Qualcomm.
When it comes to CPU performance, Apple has been leading over the rest of the mobile phone industry. The CPUs are custom-designed and fitted inside the company’s custom A-series applications processors that power the iPhone. None other smartphone has this kind of power-driven chip to run the applications. Read More
Although Apple designs and markets iOS devices, they don’t take part in the actual production. The parts come from various semiconductor companies in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea mostly. They are then assembled into the finished product by Foxconn, a Taiwanese firm, in their China plant. Samsung is one of the major suppliers of iOS device parts, they produce the flash memory chips, the working memory chips and the main processors like the A6 on the iPhone 5 and A6X with Retina display on the iPad. As the Apple-Samsung relationship continues break down the companies face a set of problems. Read More
Sources have told AppleInsider that Apple will be releasing new versions of iMac that will be equipped with Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge processors. Apple plans to make the new iMacs available on May 3rd, Tuesday. The new computers are believed to have the latest and fastest Thunderbolt port, and Apple will replace the system’s first-gen Core i processors and miniDisplay ports for second-generation Core i Chips. Read More