Tag Archives: Apple

Apple to return to Samsung chips in 2015?

A report from the Korea Economic Daily is suggesting that Apple will return to a partnership with Samsung for its A9 chips in 2015. The news comes contrary to several developments in the Apple/Samsung relationship that suggests Apple is seeking to minimize its dependence on Samsung. TSMC is thought to be supplying Apple’s A8 chips for…

Chinese woman reportedly killed by shock from charging iPhone 5

A woman in China is reported to have been killed by an electric shock discharged from her iPhone 5 whilst the device was charging. Ma Ailun, a 23-year-old woman from Xinjiang, northwestern China, was killed by an electric shock over the weekend. Her older sister took to Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo, purporting that the fatal charge was…

Rumor: Next iPad mini will be thinner, ‘S’ upgrade, 2014 model to be new bezel-free design with Retina

DigiTimes – the once reliable source of information – has become something of an inconsistent site. So take the following with a healthy helping of salt. Today’s report predicts that Apple’s next iPad mini will be lighter and thinner than the current version and feature some improved specifications. Apparently (and quite obviously) it’ll be released…

Apple on “aggressive” hiring spree to prepare for iWatch launch in 2014?

With the smartphone market hitting something of a plateau recently, both in innovation and market growth, it’s fair to say that the “next big thing” will be the wearable tech market. And, whether you believe it’s Google Glass or something you wear on your wrist (like Pebble), it’s inconceivable that the market won’t have Apple in it at some point…

Report: Apple buys into company to start producing in-house chips

There have been rumors for quite a while that Apple will begin manufacturing its processors for different devices, such as the iOS device lineup, all in-house. These rumors are here again, as SemiAccurate (a site for which the name well represents its track record) is reporting that Apple has just bought in to a chip fabrication company so that it may be…