a-series chips

2020 iPhone should get a boost from TSMC’s cutting-edge 5nm processors

The company that makes all Apple’s chips is nearly ready to make 5 nanometer processors, down from the 7nm ones it’s manufacturing now. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s innovation

5 reasons Apple should dump Intel processors [Opinion]

It’s past time Macs stopped depending on Intel processors. There’s new evidence to show they’ve outlived their usefulness. A switch to Apple-designed chips will make macOS devices better for a variety

Samsung wants to make iPhone, iPad and Mac processors

Samsung is investing billions in its chip business to better compete with Intel, Qualcomm and TSMC. The Korean company wants to make CPUs for a broad array of computers. This raises the odds that

Head of iPhone and iPad chip design may have left Apple

Someone who helped make the iPad and iPhone as powerful as they are has reportedly departed Apple. Gerard Williams III led the team that created every A-series processor since the A7, but no more.
If iPad Pros are computers, Apple should become transparent with specs

If iPad Pros are computers, Apple should become transparent with specs

Apple is pushing the iPad Pro as faster and more capable than PC laptops, so it needs to start quantifying those claims with specs, not marketing fluff.

Apple chip supplier invests $25 billion to help develop next-gen processors

Apple supplier TSMC will reportedly invest a massive $25 billion in 5 nanometer node technology in its quest to fabricate next-generation chips which could help power iOS devices. No timeframe was
Apple downplays processor flaws across all Mac, iOS, and tvOS devices (Updated)

Apple downplays processor flaws across all Mac, iOS, and tvOS devices (Updated)

While Intel, Google, ARM, and Microsoft rushed to issue both public statements and patches addressing the Meltdown and Spectre processor security exploits, Apple took the opposite tack, waiting more