A7 Processor for iPhone 5S Will be 31 Percent Faster Than the A6
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Inside sources have recently revealed to the media some details on the A7 SoC to be used on the upcoming Apple iPhone 5S. The chip is expected to be about 31 percent faster than the older A6 processor found inside the iPhone 5. It isn’t known what type of benchmarking test used to make the comparison. We also don’t know …
Windows Phone Devices Outsell Apple iPhone in Seven Countries
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Windows Phone OS is a promising software platform with fluid user interface and great looks. However, sales figures are rarely revealed and we don’t know whether it is able to catch up with the rest of the competition or not. The Communication VP of Microsoft recently offered us parts of the information. It was revealed that Microsoft’s mobile platform is …
Apple Responds to the Recent Announcement of Samsung Galaxy S4
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For most of the time, much of the buzz in the smartphone industry is about Apple and its iOS devices. Understandably, the company hates it when they are being forgotten even only for awhile. This has happened in recent days, as the official release of Samsung Galaxy S4 makes everyone drooling over for it. One thing that makes Apple really …
Apple’s New A6 Processor Could Have Been Designed Manually By Hand
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More details on Apple’s A6 processor have come to light and it was revealed recently that the chip is dual-core with triple-core GPU. More detailed examinations performed by iFixit and Chipworks revealed an interesting fact that the processor could be designed manually by hand. Modern processors are highly complicated and manual design works could prove to be time-consuming. Chipworks removed …
The Next iPhone May Include a Fingerprint Scanner
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Apple is spotted in the final stage of acquiring a firm specialized in fingerprint-based security, meaning future iOS devices may have another layer of integrated security. It is expected that the next iPhone will be unveiled on Wednesday this week and it already has a built-in fingerprint scanner. Considering the fact that this is Apple’s biggest acquisition since 1997, it …
Apple’s Study Revealed Why Consumers Choose Android
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Apple faced a dilemma a couple of years ago; it had an exclusive 5-year deal with AT&T, while Android surged ahead, capturing sizable market share. Being tied with one carrier held the company back, but it achieved more profitability than others in the market as AT&T paid the company directly for each iPhone sold. Apple recently evaluated the impact of …