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Peeling back the layers of the onion that’s Apple’s A5 processor for the iPad2

Today’s EE Times story about the Apple’s A5 processor, first introduced with the Apple iPad2, peels away some of the layers of the onion (the A5 processor) without revealing all. Think of this article as a high-tech version of the … Continue reading

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What’s in the A5 processor powering Apple’s iPad 2?

Apple introduced the iPad 2 yesterday and revealed that there was a new processor inside, the A5, to power the iPad 2’s new features including the two cameras and the FaceTime video chat feature. The A5 processor is the successor … Continue reading

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Will Intel’s Thunderbolt alter the stakes in the I/O war between photons and electrons?

Mark Twain wrote “Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does all the work.” That’s the quote that popped into my mind this week as Intel and Apple rolled out Intel’s new 10Gbps photonic I/O technology, … Continue reading

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It was nearly ten years ago today, that Apple taught the iPod to play…

And in those ten years, one of the biggest killer apps in all of music app-dom couldn’t be sold in Apple’s iTunes store. You couldn’t buy a Beatles tune from Apple—a corporate echo from the decades-long, on-and-off feud between Apple … Continue reading

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Apps-Driven: John Sculley on Steve Jobs as Apple’s System Designer

“Steve is a systems designer. He simplifies complexity.” That’s one of the ways John Sculley, outcast former Apple CEO, describes Steve Jobs in a Bloomberg Businessweek interview. In another recent interview published on Cult of Mac, Sculley lists Jobs’ 11-step … Continue reading

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