Rumor: Apple will use its own main power management chip design in iPhones within two years

Rumor: Apple will use its own main power management chip design in iPhones within two years

Apple will use its own main power management chip design in iPhones within the next two years, according to Nikkei Asian Review, quoting unnamed sources. The chip controls the phone’s charging, battery management, and energy efficiency. 

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Apple looking to hire folks for its graphics design unit

Apple looking to hire folks for its graphics design unit

As spotted by The TelegraphApple has posted several job openings at Apple’s “UK Design Centre” for roles in graphics unit design days after pulling the plug on Imagination Technologies.As spotted by The TelegraphApple has posted several job openings at Apple’s “UK Design Centre” for roles in graphics unit design days after pulling the plug on Imagination Technologies.

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Analyst: A-series chips in Macs are inevitable considering Apple’s security goals

Analyst: A-series chips in Macs are inevitable considering Apple’s security goals

If Apple truly wants to bring their security philosophy to their products in every part of the ecosystem, they’ll have to make A-series processors for Macs,said Ben Bajarin, an analyst at Creative Strategies, in a piece posted to Tech.pinions Tuesday (subscription required). He says that he’s convinced that A-series processors for Macs are inevitable, which is something I’ve said for some time. 

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It's just a matter of time (two years?) before Apple makes its own Mac chips

It's just a matter of time (two years?) before Apple makes its own Mac chips

Just as I think that Mac OS X and iOS will eventually merge into one operating system, I think that all of the company’s hardware devices will be powered by ARM-based processors in the not-too-distant future.

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