Apple's New A7 Processor Has Crazy Graphics, Also a Motion Sensing Chip

During today's iPhone keynote, Apple announced the new A7 chip, featuring supercharged graphics powers and a new motion-sensing "M7" chip that enables all of iOS 7's powerful new features. Let's take a look under the glass at the speedy monster that makes the magic happen—and will open the door to all sorts of new apps… » 9/10/13 1:37pm 9/10/13 1:37pm

Apple's New, Colorful iPhone 5C Is Full of iPhone 5 Guts

We'd all heard the rumors—the many, many rumorsbut it's finally official. Apple has just announced a new, alterna-iPhone that's coming to you in a rainbow of colors for (slightly) less money. But the real question is what's lying beneath those pretty colors—something we actually haven't heard too much about. And as… » 9/10/13 1:28pm 9/10/13 1:28pm

Leaked iPhone 5S Prototype Is Pretty Much Everything You'd Expect

It appears that the mystery chip from last week's (purported) iPhone 5S leak is a mystery no more. Thanks to MacRumors' new—and far better—photos of the new iPhone's backend, the chips is now clearly identifiable as a an A7 chip. » 6/24/13 11:13am 6/24/13 11:13am

Apple Might Introduce a Better iPad 3 with a Lightning Adapter Next…

We've seen evidence of a faster iPad 3 using the Apple A6 processor before and now 9to5Mac is reporting that Apple will announce a "refreshed version" of the full sized, 9.7-inch iPad with Retina Display at next week's event. It looks like we might be getting a new updated iPad sooner than we thought. » 10/19/12 10:26pm 10/19/12 10:26pm

Is There an Updated, Faster Version of the iPad 3 Coming?

This is interesting. MacRumors reports that an iOS developer found a new, unknown iPad device showing up in his app analytics. Though that usually means the next version of the iPad, the unknown iPad actually had the same footprint as the current iPad 3—but with the faster processor of the iPhone 5. Hmm... » 10/05/12 9:48pm 10/05/12 9:48pm

Yes, the iPhone 5's Brain Is Made by Samsung

It's not a surprise. The A5 chip—the brain of the iPhone 4S—is also made by Samsung. But in the current polarized climate of the Apple-Samsung Wars, it's worth remembering that the show goes on and the new iPhone 5's brain is made by Samsung too. » 9/25/12 12:19pm 9/25/12 12:19pm

The iPhone 5's Custom A6 Boasts 1GB of Samsung RAM

During the iPhone 5 announcement, Apple mentioned the new phone would have its own new chip, the A6. Specific specs were sparse then, but AnandTech did some sleuthing and found the custom chip packs 1GB of RAM, and 33% more peak memory bandwidth than the iPhone 4S, which it will need for its high-res screen. » 9/16/12 11:00am 9/16/12 11:00am