An Apple Arm a day keeps the Intel away

Arm photo credit Jude Beck   Rumors of Apple designing and using its own CPU began back in 2008 when the company bought P.A. Semi, a 150-person chip company in Santa Clara, P.A. Semi, was founded in 2003 by Dan Dobberpuhl, who was a lead designer for the well-regarded Alpha and StrongARM microprocessors developed by Digital Equipment in the 1990s. … Read more

Apple’s new camera can also make phone calls

Source: Apple When Apple introduced its iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max last week, with its triple-lens camera array, it stunned amateur, and professional photographers and filmmakers, until they saw the $1,100 price—that dampened their enthusiasm a bit. Claiming to be the first triple-camera system, Apple said one can capture up to four-times more scene, get beautiful images in drastically lower … Read more

Apple iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

Apple announced its new iPhones and sold 35 million of them—pent-up demand? Have people been that hungry for a $1.000 pocket warmer that can take pictures and play music? I guess so. Apple announced the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. These new iPhones will replace the iPhone X, which Apple pulled from its store after the announcement. … Read more

Talent Wars

The revolving doors in Silicon Valley are nothing new, but within the last two or so years the migration at the superstar techno level has been particularly intense—especially in the GPU and CPU space. Some recent examples: Martin Ashton served as EVP of PowerVR Multimedia IP at Imagination Technologies Group Plc until December 1, 2016 where he was instrumental in … Read more