Tag Archives: A5 Processor

iPhone 4S and iPad 2 untethered jailbreak “nearly ready to pop!”

If you checked the Dev Team’s blog this morning you will have noticed an interesting article regarding the status of @Pod2g’s untethered jailbreak. The “dream team” has announced that the “Corona” jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 powered A5 devices is pretty much ready to release. The developers are now working their way through the solution to kill of as many…

Designed in California, built in… Texas? A5 processor plant in Austin

In what must be a move to help support America’s economy and employment ratings, Apple is investing in A5 chips produced in a Samsung factory in Austin, Texas. In the past, Cupertino has been getting the processors built in Asia: Korea and China predominantly. The 1.6 million square foot plant has been opened by Samsung, and almost exclusively builds A5…

iPhone 4S review

The iPhone 4S, Apple’s latest and supposedly greatest iPhone ever, was unveiled two weeks ago in a relatively small room in Apple’s HQ. Before the announcement it was felt among the technology media world that this new device need to be an absolute monster to peg back the Android super-phones. Although no device has come close to matching the iPhone’s…

iPhone 4S review: first impressions/hands on

Unlike many thousands of people, I didn’t go and stand in line at a local store to get my hands on the iPhone 4S. Instead, I pre-ordered one last Friday and waited for the delivery. Although this meant I didn’t get it first thing, it also meant I got to have a decent night’s sleep before the busiest day of my working year. Having already unboxed it, I…

iPhone 4S teardown begins, iFixit style (512MB RAM confirmed)

  iFixit is a site well-renowned for taking apart our beloved iDevices and showing us what’s inside. It hasn’t let us down this year. The device, released tomorrow, features nothing new on the outside. So, it’s the internals we’re really interested in this time around. Speculation surrounding the A5 processor has been circling, and benchmark tests…

Rumor: iPhone 4S has 512MB RAM

AppVV.com, the site that leaked the iPhone 4S hands-on video earlier has all but confirmed previous suspicions that the new Apple handset has 512MB of RAM. It was rumored before the launch that the latest device would get a bump up to 1GB, but, apparently Apple believes that half that is enough. “Re @ LogIn_Kim: RAM have said before, is still…

My perfect phone, what’s yours?

After years of waiting, and hoping, I’ve decided that I’m never going to get my perfect phone. I don’t think the iPhone is perfect, I’ve never made that belief a secret. There are so many things about the software and hardware that I would change. Saying that, comparing it to all the other choices, it does what I need it to do better than the rest and in a…

iPhone 5 parts supposedly leaked? Or is it a white iPhone 4?

Well, Leaky Leakerson has been at it again. Supposed iPhone 4S parts were leaked earlier, and now it appears as though there are iPhone 5 parts making the rounds. The image shows what is apparently the next generation iPhone’s chipset. It shows the A5 processor, and the battery. (It is believed that the battery is 1430mAh. Only 10mAh more than the…