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eFun's aPen Touch8 makes non-touch laptops extremely friendly with Windows 8 (hands-on)

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This may not be a highly priced diamond in the rough, but we were still rather pleased to come across eFun's aPen Touch8 while walking around the showfloor at a Showstoppers event here in beautiful Las Vegas. Although not exactly surprising, it's worth noting the Touch8 aPen takes an...
eFun's aPen Touch8 makes non-touch laptops extremely friendly with Windows 8 (hands-on)

AMD Will Build 64-bit ARM based Opteron CPUs for Servers, Production in 2014

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Last year AMD officially became an ARM licensee, although the deal wasn't publicized at the time. Fast forward to June 2012 and we saw the first fruits of that deal: AMD announced it would integrate ARM's Cortex A5 core into its 2013 APUs to enable TrustZone support. Today comes...
AMD Will Build 64-bit ARM based Opteron CPUs for Servers, Production in 2014

Fly Or Die: Apple TV

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Apple’s third-generation Apple TV didn’t really enjoy the limelight upon arrival. Something flashier stole the show. But it’s still an important product, especially considering that the way we consume media is rapidly changing. Matt and I discuss this, and actually end up arguing a little bit more than I...
Fly Or Die: Apple TV
Teardown: iPad mini is more like a "big iPod touch" than other iOS devices
Apple invests $304 million to add 3,600 new jobs in Austin, Texas

iPad mini's A5 chip confirmed to be built on Samsung's 32nm process

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It was confirmed on Thursday that iPad mini is using the same A5 processor found in the fifth-generation iPod touch, meaning the SoC is built on Samsung's 32nm process first introduced in the refreshed iPad 2 and third-generation Apple TV....
iPad mini's A5 chip confirmed to be built on Samsung's 32nm process

Onkyo DS-A5 grafts AirPlay on to existing home stereos, docks older iOS gear

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Embracing AirPlay has usually involved a wholesale switch in hardware: years of speaker investment go out the window for the sake of skipping a wire. Onkyo doesn't have a problem if you bring your own equipment to the fray. Its new DS-A5 docking station brings Apple's WiFi media streaming...
Onkyo DS-A5 grafts AirPlay on to existing home stereos, docks older iOS gear

iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

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The folks over at iFixit have gotten their tool-sporting hands all over the new iPod touch, giving Apple's latest music player the customary detailed teardown. The alien autopsy-esque dissection reveals the device's A5 processor, flash memory from Toshiba and a lot of parts secured firmly in place. The latter,...
iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability
iOS hacker Chronic corrects XRY passcode cracking claims for iPhone and iPad
Apple rumor roundup: 'Earpod' headphones, 'Lightning' dock connector, iTunes 11 and more
Bowers & Wilkins embraces Lightning: refreshes Zeppelin Air, intros Z2 AirPlay speaker
RCA's Mobile TV Tablet: not a good TV, not a good tablet
Apple Quietly Launches New iPod Touch, Claims 100M Units Sold To Date

Apple introduces 4th-generation iPad

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At Apple's media event today, the Cupertino company introduced an updated version of its iPad tablet, giving the device a boost in performance as well as compatibility with Apple's new Lightning connector standard. The fourth-generation iPad features an A6X processor which is said to double CPU, graphics, and image processing...
Apple introduces 4th-generation iPad
Apple announces the A5X: a system-on-chip with quad-core graphics

TNW's Daily Dose: Apple's iPad Mini, Zynga layoffs and more

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Apple thrills its audience with the launch of the iPad Mini, Zynga lays off staff in Austin and Google does a little house keeping. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Be sure to hit...
TNW's Daily Dose: Apple's iPad Mini, Zynga layoffs and more
Apple A6 processor examined, confirmed to have been produced by Samsung

Apple seen working on both A5X and A6 chips

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Apple's A5X chip might still be joined by a full-fledged A6, based on an investigation of code. A deep dig by 9to5 into the iOS 5.1 beta code has shown both a more modest upgrade, the S5L8945X (possibly A5X), as well as a previously undiscovered S5L8950X. With the existing A5...
Apple seen working on both A5X and A6 chips

Why Apple's A5 is so big--and iPhone 4 won't get Siri

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Noise-reduction technology from a start-up called Audience accounts for the size of the iPhone 4S chip and keeps Siri off the iPhone 4, analyst Linley Gwennap concludes....
Why Apple's A5 is so big--and iPhone 4 won't get Siri

Thermal test of iPad's A5X chip shows operating temperature of 97 degrees

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As numerous reports claim Apple's new iPad is warmer than the previous generation, a new analysis has found the A5X chip in the new device runs as much as 16 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the A5 chip in the iPad 2....
Thermal test of iPad's A5X chip shows operating temperature of 97 degrees
Being entertained and going social: The Ultimate Smartphone Guide, part II
Can Apple get away with another "S" iPhone?

Apple TV 1080p teardown shows A5 variant, 512MB of RAM

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In a rare first ahead of more official outlets, XBMC forum member aicjofs has posted a teardown of the newer 1080p-capable Apple TV that shows a number of changes. As suspected, it has upgraded from an A4 to an A5, although it's now using a slight variant on the iPad...
Apple TV 1080p teardown shows A5 variant, 512MB of RAM
A5 Chip in Tweaked Apple TV Still Manufactured by Samsung

ZTE Open announced at MWC 2013, we go hands-on

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Alcatel wasn't the only one to flash some Firefox OS hardware at Mozilla's big MWC event. ZTE was also showing off two shades of its new smartphone, the Open. The device will launch in orange and blue in global territories starting in Q2. It has a very handy 3.5-inch...
ZTE Open announced at MWC 2013, we go hands-on
Apple unveils fifth-generation iPod touch

Absinthe 2.0 Brings Untethered Jailbreak to iOS 5.1.1 Devices Including New iPad

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Chronic Dev Team today announced the release of Absinthe 2.0, which offers users the ability to jailbreak numerous iOS devices running iOS 5.1.1, including the third-generation iPad, without having to tether the device to a computer for booting. The jailbreaking process allows users to load third-party software and hacks not...
Absinthe 2.0 Brings Untethered Jailbreak to iOS 5.1.1 Devices Including New iPad

The A5X iPad

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The A5X iPad: Josh Topolsky reports that the new iPad won’t have the oft-rumored quad-core chip, but instead will have the more recently unearth A5X, another dual-core chip — “basically an A5 on steroids”. The A6 may get saved for the next iPhone. But, while the chip may not be...
The A5X iPad

New Apple TV shows second die shrink of A5 chip, now 28nm

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Appleís recent update of the Apple TV has resulted revealed a second die-shrink for its A5 processor, reports Macrumors. A new version of the Apple TV (A1469) was acknowledged by Apple, which said the new model continues with the same functionality as the previous edition, but that it does include...
New Apple TV shows second die shrink of A5 chip, now 28nm

AMD to add ARM processors to boost chip security

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Back in February, AMD raised the possibility that future processors from the company might include ARM cores. The assumption at the time was that these ARM cores would be used for computation. The company has revealed its first plans for chips combining x86 and ARM cores, but it turns out...
AMD to add ARM processors to boost chip security
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