The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has signed a deal with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to make the chips to be used in iPad’s and iPhone’s. Right now Apple is sourcing its chips from Samsung but with the legal battle going on between both tech giants, Apple wants to rely less on
ARM and TSMC have jointly announced that they are ready to mass produce the latest Core-A57 processor. This is ARM’s highest performing processor which is designed for use in future mobile devices. This processor uses a 16nm technology and will soon be used in high-end computer, tablet, and server products. Tom Cronk, executive vice president
TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) is one of the few known mass producers of chipsets. The company has been in the news since recently for having test runs of the next gen Apple A-Series chips for iDevices, as Apple seems eager to move away from Samsung as the supplier of its chips. TSMC was an
Apple’s current line of A-series chips (A5, A5X, A6, A6X) are made by its arch rival in the industry, Samsung. Obviously, the company has been contemplating a switch in manufacturers for quite some time now. We previously reported that Apple had planned to seek TSMC’s (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co) services to fulfill its requirements for
Apple’s long standing rivalry from Samsung hasn’t ended their professional relationship which involves Samsung making chips for the renowned A series of chips based on ARM (A4, A5, A5X etc). Expectedly, Apple has been eagerly wanting to shy away from Samsung and look towards other chip makers to fulfill its demands. And TSMC was one
As you know, Apple has been hammering Samsung in the courts as of late and this next move from the company is no surprise. Only a little while after Samsung increased the price of their CPUs the Cupertino-based company is shifting their CPU orders away from Samsung Electronics and to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacture Company (TSMC).
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) had refused the bids of Apple and Qualcomm to make exclusive chips only for them. The report came from Bloomberg who added that both proposals included investments with more than $1 billion from each Apple and Qualcomm for the world’s largest custom maker of chips to set aside production dedicated