Is Apple moving its Mac desktop and laptop lines to ARM processors developed in-house? The company's powerful new 64-bit A7 processor found in the iPhone 5s is giving new life to the old rumors.
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The reasons why Apple put a 64-bit processor inside the iPhone 5s goes way beyond hype. While the applications for it might be limited right now, Apple is paving the way for improvements that we'll see trickle into the iPhone over the next few years.
A 64-bit processor for the iPhone 5S and Samsung support of a multi-core processing architecture translates into licensing revenue for ARM Holdings.
The most important thing that was heard at the iPhone 5S launch event was talk of a "Desktop-Class" architecture using 64-bit ARM chips of Apple's own design.
Windows RT and Windows Phone 8 aren't doing well, but Microsoft can still make out with some help from Intel and Windows 8.1 If its great ARM experiment doesn't work out, supporting Microsoft's key applications on Android and iOS won't hurt.
What could Apple possible include that's new in the next iPhone? Here are four ideas -- complete with high quality rendered images -- based on patent applications made by Apple over the last couple of years.
Google creates some excellent applications for iOS and two recent updates that you should download include Google Search and Google+ for the iPhone.
Podio has release a new app for the iPhone that enables users to build their own social, work-related applications.
Taking a hint from Google+ Circles, and Facebook's new Inline Profile Controls, Posterous launches "Posterous Spaces," available on the web or on their iPhone and Android applications. As a Posterous user, would you use this new feature?
Developers can now use the Adobe Flash Builder platform to develop applications for iOS devices, such as the iPad and iPhone, as well as the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.Support for the devices — which was announced in April — in Flash Builder 4.
App developers looking to bring their next drunk driving-enabling app to the iPhone should look elsewhere as Apple moves to block the applications from reaching the App Store.
Linaro and Samsung have announced a low cost board for developers keen on rapidly prototypying Linux and Android applications on ARM.The Origen board, announced on Monday, contains a 45nm dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, a multi-core Mali400GPU and 1GB of DDR3 memory.
Commercial adult Web sites and applications live on, including one that's getting ready to debut its first iPhone application.
Microsoft released a developer tool on April 29 that is aimed at helping iPhone developers port their applications more easily to Windows Phones.
After quietly slipping a new mobile banking application into the iTunes App Store on Friday, ANZ's group general manager for innovation, Peter Dalton, said that its banking applications work better on the iPhone due to Apple's stringent application screening process.
The Department of Defence's peak technology strategy arm has started running the ruler over its cohort of technology suppliers as it considers establishing a new procurement panel for applications and systems integration services.
Consumer Reports, like many other technology reviewers, is having plenty of trouble with the iPhone 4. On one hand it offers a really great mobile experience, does almost everything that a user would want, sports a fantastic screen, workable video conferencing and a zillion applications. And then there's this occasional problem with the antenna that can be easily worked around. Obviously, this phone is a failure.
Aside from the touted application switching interface and the iPhone 4's FaceTime video telephony, almost all of the applications and services currently found in the iPhone/iPd platform will be given new features. A walkthrough at the TiBb blog covers all aspects of the Version 4 update, what was previously called the iPhone OS.
Commonwealth Censorship Minister Brendan O'Connor is yet to decide on whether to make it mandatory for the Classification Board to classify mobile applications, a scheme which iPhone developer Bjango said wasn't needed and could potentially see it pull its apps out of Australia.
If running multiple applications at once on your smartphone is a priority for you, ditch the iPhone and pick up a Samsung i8910 Omnia HD, which has been proven able to run 62 mobile apps at once.
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