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Last week we published our iPhone XS and XS Max review, in which went into great depth into the various aspects of the phones, especially into the section regarding the new-fangled A12’s CPU performance. However I wanted to dig a bit deeper into CPU performance than I had time for in the initial review, which I'm finally able to get around to now. The A12’s small cores were especially something I wanted to have in the article, as Apple's small cores haven't been very well investigated to date. As it’s still an important topic, I’m posting that part here as a pipeline as well as integrating it as an additional page in the review: The A12 Tempest µarch: A Fierce Small Core Apple had first introduced...

Apple Licenses PMIC Technologies & Hires Engineers from Dialog Semiconductor

Apple and Dialog Semiconductor on Wednesday signed an agreement that will see Apple buy part of their long-term power management IC supplier, while continuing to do regular business with...

7 by Anton Shilov 5 days ago

The iPhone XS & XS Max Review: Unveiling the Silicon Secrets

It’s been a little over three weeks since Apple unveiled the new iPhone XS, XS Max and the XR. The new flagship line-up is one of Apple’s most important...

215 by Andrei Frumusanu on 10/5/2018

Apple Found To Infringe On 1 Qualcomm Patent; US ITC Will Not Ban iPhone Imports

A bit over a year ago, Qualcomm started the process of suing Apple at the US International Trade Commission (ITC) over alleged patent infringement. At the time, Apple was...

31 by Ryan Smith on 9/28/2018

TechInsights Publishes Apple A12 Die Shot: Our Take

As is custom by now every year, we look forward to TechInsights teardown of the latest new mobile SoCs. This time around we’re delighted to see a new die...

36 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/25/2018

Apple Announces The Apple Watch 4: Fully Custom SiP

Today alongside the new iPhone XS, XS Max and the XR, Apple first introduced the new Apple Watch Series 4. The fourth generation of the watch sees a major...

88 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/12/2018

The iPhone XS, XS Max, XR and Apple Watch 4 Hands-On

Today at Apples iPhone launch event, we saw the unveiling of three new iPhones as well as the Apple Watch Series 4. We go into more detail about the...

112 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/12/2018

Apple Announces the 2018 iPhones: iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, & iPhone XR

Today at their 2018 “Gather Round” iPhone & watch event, Apple announced the 2018 iPhone family. The latest and greatest iPhones build off of the industrial design and feature...

77 by Ryan Smith on 9/12/2018

The Apple 2018 iPhone Event Live Blog

With fall quickly approaching, it's that time of year again in the tech industry as well: iPhone season. To that end, kicking off in a few hours for Apple's...

53 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/12/2018

Best Laptops: Q3 2018

It's time for another look at the laptop market. We are still waiting on the Intel Gemini Lake models to ship, so it's not the best time to look...

45 by Brett Howse on 8/15/2018

Apple’s Market Cap Hits $1 Trillion

A day after posting strong results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018, Apple has become the world’s first publicly traded company with a market capitalization of over $1...

20 by Anton Shilov on 8/2/2018

Apple Announces Q3 FY 2018 Results

This afternoon, Apple announced their earnings for the third quarter of the 2018 fiscal year, and as we’ve all come to expect, they did very well again. Revenue for...

34 by Brett Howse on 7/31/2018

Ian on the iMore Vector Podcast: Discussing Core i9 and Thermal Throttling

On Monday this week I was invited onto the Vector podcast, one of the popular Apple-focused podcasts, run by iMore’s Rene Ritchie. In the podcast we discuss Intel’s product...

8 by Ian Cutress on 7/24/2018

Apple Updates MacBook Pro Family for 2018: More CPU Cores, DDR4, & Same Form Factors

A surprising no-show at this year’s Apple World Wide Developer’s Conference was any kind of hardware refresh for Apple’s Mac products. While WWDC is first and foremost a software...

103 by Ryan Smith on 7/12/2018

Apple Deprecates OpenGL Across All OSes; Urges Developers to use Metal

As has long been the story at One Infinite Loop, what Apple giveth is what Apple taketh, and Apple’s latest rendition of OSes is going to be no exception...

50 by Ryan Smith on 6/5/2018

Apple Announces iOS 12: Siri Suggestions, Faster Performance, 6 Years of Support, & More

Among the many announcements made this week at Apple’s 2018 WWDC Keynote, we saw the unveiling of iOS 12. Apple's event follows Google’s event last month in showcasing their...

15 by Ryan Smith & Andrei Frumusanu on 6/5/2018

The Apple WWDC 2018 Keynote Live Blog (Starts at 1pm ET)

Kicking off at 10am PT (1pm ET) is Apple's annual World Wide Developers Conference keynote speach. We're live from always sunny San Jose, California, to see what Apple has...

22 by Ryan Smith & Andrei Frumusanu on 6/4/2018

Apple Announces Q2 FY 2018 Results: Another Record Quarter

This afternoon, Apple announced their earnings for the second quarter of their 2018 fiscal year, and the company has set a new revenue record for the quarter with $61.1...

27 by Brett Howse on 5/1/2018

New Apple iPad with Pencil Support: From $299 for Students

As part of the Apple announcements today at the education focused event in Chicago, Apple introduced/refreshed an iPad aimed mostly at students. The heart of the iPad is similar...

25 by Ian Cutress on 3/27/2018

Bringing Vulkan to Apple's Platforms: Khronos Group Announces Open Source MoltenVK 1.0 & SDKs

One of the unfortunate outcomes of Apple's desire to build their own top-to-bottom software ecosystems is that the company has gradually pulled away from supporting common APIs, particularly in...

18 by Nate Oh on 2/26/2018

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