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Samsung expects dismal Q3 earnings, could lose A9 chip orders

Things are looking far from rosy in Samsung-land. According to a Re/code report on Tuesday, the company’s third-quarter earnings are set to fall below market expectations — thanks to falling TV prices, decreased display shipments, and more competition than ever…Read more ›

Apple confirms iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to Apple Pay

Apple finally added NFC to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but if you were hoping the company’s new NFC chip will allow you to pair speakers or integrated NFC tags into your favorite apps, however you won’t be able to do…Read more ›

Apple chip maker enjoys record revenues thanks to iPhone 6

Thanks to its work on the iPhone 6, Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced record high revenues for August – representing an earnings increase of 6.7 percent from last month and a leap of 25.8 percent from the previous…Read more ›

Here comes Phosphorus, the iPhone 6′s top-secret chip

With the iPhone 5s, Apple debuted its first non-A-series chip within an iOS device. Called the M7, it was a motion co-processor that tracked your movements while drawing minimal power, making the iPhone 5s the first smartphone that could passively…Read more ›

Apple’s new production partners are bad news for Samsung’s chip business

It’s not easy being Samsung! After missing sales targets, and being knocked off the top smartphone spot in China by low-end rival Xiaomi, the South Korean Lex Luthor to Apple’s Superman is also apparently being hit hard by Apple’s embrace of other component…Read more ›

Intel chip delays could push 12-inch Retina MacBook back to 2015

People waiting for the rumored 12-inch Retina MacBook may just have to keep right on waiting, according to a new report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, which blames the wait on Intel’s delayed 14-nanometer Broadwell chips, which are reportedly used in…Read more ›

TSMC may be losing A-series chip orders to Samsung

There’s a line in 1990′s The Godfather: Part III when Al Pacino’s Michael describes his inability to extract his family from a life of crime, saying: “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.” Much the…Read more ›

Apple Bringing More iPhone Chip Development In-House [Rumor]

Apple is reportedly planning on creating an R&D team to develop baseband chips for future iPhone models, according to a new rumor from Digitimes. Baseband chips, for those who don’t know, are used to control a device’s radio functions related…Read more ›

Nike+ Move App Released In App Store For iPhone 5s M7 Chip

Originally unveiled at Apple’s last iPhone media event, the Nike+ Move app has been released in the App Store for the iPhone 5s. The app utilizes the latest iPhone’s M7 co-processor to track the user’s physical activity and display it…Read more ›

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Apple Pairs Every Touch ID Sensor To Its A7 Chip To Make Them Super Secure

If you picked up a new iPhone 5s this year, you’d better take good care of its home button, because you can no longer pick up a cheap replacement on eBay and fit it yourself. The repair experts at mendmyi…Read more ›

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