Tag Archives: A5X

Apple no longer the largest chip customer, Samsung takes the lead

Well this hasn’t happened in a while. Samsung has passed Apple to become the largest chip-set buyer in the world. These semiconducters would be going towards its growing line of smartphones and tablets. Combined, these two companies, Samsung and Apple dominate the rest in terms of how much they spend in this industry, adding up to a total $45.3 billion….

Apple to start building A-series chips in upstate New York?

Some interesting news is starting to spread across the internet regarding Apple and its mobile chip manufacturing. According to a report out of Times Union, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of Albany, New York almost confirmed that Apple is looking into a 3.2 million square foot chip factory to be built somewhere in the state. This would be an ideal place for…

Samsung won’t increase price of A-series processors, says report

If you remember, early this week it was reported that Samsung was raising prices on processor sales to Apple by 20%. The blogosphere erupted over this, causing an unnamed Samsung official to speak with a Korean based newspaper, denying the allegations. This representative also said that the prices are “set at the beginning of the year” and therefore not…

iPad mini jailbreak, iPad 4 jailbreak, and more! [VID]

This week Matt discusses an update to TinyUmbrella, progress on the jailbreak for A5 devices and beyond, and a bit of controversy in the jailbreak community. See If Your Device Can Be Jailbroken!: http://mofodox.me/jbstats Matt’s Tech Channel: http://goo.gl/pclsK Gaming Channel:
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Rumor: iPhone 5 to feature A5X processor

Latest reports are suggesting that the iPhone 5 will feature Apple’s A5X processor, the same dual-core model that ships in the new iPad. This latest news comes from Trusted Reviews, and is contradictory to the accepted notion that Apple’s next iPhone instalment would feature a quad-core processor. It’s based on the release of photos of what we believe is…

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…

This Week on TiP (March 11-18) [VID]

This Week on TiP (March 11-18): It’s all about the new iPad. It’s been unboxed, it’s been jailbroken, it’s broken records, and so much more! – New iPad video review: http://tinyurl.com/7nyp9f2 – New iPad written review: http://tinyurl.com/7wttwhw – New iPad vs. iPhone 4S camera shootout: http://tinyurl.com/6qlw9vl – New iPad vs. iPad…

New iPad (2012): Full Video Review [VID]

Jake reviews Apple’s new, 3rd-gen iPad. He takes a look at the Retina display, A5X processor performance, 5 megapixel iSight camera, dictation, and more! – New iPad written review: http://tinyurl.com/7wttwhw – New iPad vs. iPad 2: http://tinyurl.com/6vue8fa – New iPad unboxing (by a 2-year-old): http://tinyurl.com/736rlku – New iPad first…