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iPad Air vs. Retina iPad mini – Speed Test [VID]

Apart from differing in dimensions, the two new iPads are powered by the same internal components. They have the same A7 chip, the same camera, the same wireless set-up and the same battery life. But I wanted to know if there was any difference in terms of speed. Reports have indicated that the A7 in the mini is clocked at a different speed to the A7 in…

Apple/Samsung chip production contract coming to an end, TSMC taking over for the A7 chip?

It’s not the first time we’ve heard it, but it does appear that Apple and Samsung’s long-standing component manufacturing partnership is coming to an end. It’s hardly surprising considering the number of legal battles and animosity between the two giants of the smartphone market. For years, Samsung has been building Apple’s custom chips for its iDevices….