Tag Archives: A5

Intel targeting iPhone with new chips

Despite only entering the smartphone market last month, computing giant Intel are pushing for a bigger slice of the smartphone market. Intel are planning the release of a series of mobile chips to entice Apple into ditching current provider ARM. CEO Paul Otellini made the announcement at the company’s annual investor day. The new chips will hopefully…

iPad 2′s A5 vs. New iPad’s A5X vs. Tegra 3 processors benchmarked

An interesting set of benchmark results were published yesterday afternoon. As you’ll recall, during the new iPad’s keynote event Phil Schiller attempted to pull us all in to the Jobsian reality distortion field by claiming that the new processor’s graphics unit could outperform the NVIDIA Tegra 3 by up to 4 times. If there’s one thing I know from being a…

New iPad vs. iPad 2: Major features compared

Well, the new iPad is officially available (unless it’s already sold out). Tons of happy customers got their hands on Apple’s latest toy on Friday, and many of them probably upgraded from last year’s model, the iPad 2. There are a lot of similarities between the two tablets, but there are also a few key differences: 1. Retina Display The new iPad’s…

New iPad vs iPad 2: Just how much better is the latest version?

Apple finally announced the followup to the popular iPad 2. This new device, simply called the new iPad, boasts a slew of features and specs that are pretty great. And while there’s no denying that Apple’s latest iPad is an awesome gadget, is it really that much better than its predecessor?   Let’s start by taking a look at the chips that power…