According to the companies, the shift will enable mobile devices to offer 40 percent more computing performance and 100 percent greater battery life than the existing 45-nanometer process.
After Apple announced its A7 processor last year, the industry has been moving to 64-bit, says a TSMC co-CEO.
The A7 processor in Apple's iPhone 5S is twice as powerful as the A6. An iFixit teardown explains one reason why.
Responding to an analyst's question, Intel CEO waxes eloquent about the advantage of Intel's manufacturing technology compared with Apple's.
It's not surprising, but it is finally confirmed: the vaunted A7 chip in the iPhone 5s is made by Samsung.
Apple-Samsung relationship is not over yet: a Nikkei analysis finds Samsung-made A7 inside iPhone 5S.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is pushing the power-sipping ARM chip design toward unfamiliar, high-performance territory.
While lower-energy "soft" X-rays can already image living cells, the higher-energy "hard" ones that can view objects as small as a few nanometers haven't been able to -- until now.
A DARPA director argues that the end of the Moore's Law -- which is essentially why you now have a tablet in your hand -- could come about because of insurmountable economic challenges.
If Apple owned capacity at a fab, it would give the company the kind of control over both design and chip manufacturing that Intel has.