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Apple to dump Samsung for TSMC in A6 chip production snub?

Apple to dump Samsung for TSMC in A6 chip production snub?

Apple and Samsung's ongoing legal rumpus could see the Korean company lose the manufacturing contract for the next-gen Apple A6 processor, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) the likely benefactor of the supply chain shakeup. According to both a Taipei Merill Lynch analyst and an Ars Technica source, Apple and TSMC are currently in talks with the entire A6 production deal on the table.

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Apple and Samsung execs in secret talks over copy claims

Apple and Samsung execs in secret talks over copy claims

The escalating legal spat between Apple and Samsung has long prompted astonishment among industry watchers, given the two companies are so inter-dependent on each others' business. Now, its been confirmed that - while Apple's lawyers decry Samsung as an arch "copyist" and Samsung argues that the design language it's accused of mimicking may only be as long-lived as a single generation or two of Apple hardware - high level executives from the firms are simultaneously holding secret talks.

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Apple Switching AirPort Branding To Wi-Fi?

Apple Switching AirPort Branding To Wi-Fi?

Apple likes to differentiate itself from competitors, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. Besides a stubborn unwillingness to adopt Flash and HDMI ports, the company also insists on calling its wireless connectivity by the name of AirPort, which can be confusing since it is more commonly known as Wi-Fi. But now, it looks like with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple may be caving into what's popular by dropping the AirPort name.

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Apple Sues Samsung Over Galaxy Series Phones And Tablets

Apple Sues Samsung Over Galaxy Series Phones And Tablets

There may be a huge epic legal battle brewing between electronics giants Apple and Samsung. Apple has just filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics claiming the Korean company is copying the "look and feel" of their iPhone and iPad. The suit targets the Galaxy series including the Galaxy S smartphone line of Nexus S, Galaxy S 4G, and Epic 4G along with the Galaxy Tabs.

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Apple offers up new OS X Lion build for devs

Apple offers up new OS X Lion build for devs

If you are an Apple fan, you have undoubtedly heard at this point that the focus of WWDC this year will supposedly not be hardware but the OS X Lion operating system for Macs and iOS for the iPhone and iPad. Apparently, the first version of Lion that was offered up for devs to check out had a lot of bugs in it. Apple is also said to consider this new build to be a GM1 revision.

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Apple A5 Processor Teardown Reveals Samsung Fabrication

Apple A5 Processor Teardown Reveals Samsung Fabrication

Previously, the world believed that the yummy chips coming in the iPad 2, those fabulously simple looking A5's, were going to be TSMC. As Chipworks shows in their full teardown of the chip itself, the Apple A5 processor is fabricated by Samsung. Furthermore, several elements are discerned whilst comparing the chip to the A4 including memory, logic, and analog block areas. These are folks with either microscopes and precision tools or people with very very small hands. Either way, we're excited to see the insides of chips!

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Apple ditching Samsung for A5 iPad 2 processor?

Apple ditching Samsung for A5 iPad 2 processor?

Apple has reportedly ditched Samsung for the Apple A5 dual-core processor at the heart of the iPad 2, taking up with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) for production of the current-gen 40nm chip and a future 28nm version. According to EETimes' source, Samsung's increasing role as an iPad and iPhone competitor led Apple to TSMC's door.

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Apple iPad 2 Official

Apple iPad 2 Official

We're here at the Apple iPad 2 event where we've just been informed of none other than the big news maker itself, the iPad 2. This device is set to be released with a new Apple A5 dual-core processor, 512MB or RAM, front and rear-facing cameras, FaceTime for iPad support, and a display that's the same size and resolution as the original. This device comes in both black and white, the metal on the back still being silver, the front bezel giving you the opportunity to side with the light side or the dark!

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