Apple has confirmed that the NFC chip it has built into its new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch will only work with its Pay system — at least initially, according to reports.
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Californian touch screen chip maker, Synaptics, has inked a deal to buy out iPhone display chip manufacturer, Renesas SP Drivers, for $475 million.
There's an issue with the iPhone 5s accelerometer and a developer has pinpointed a change in hardware suppliers as the potential culprit.
Despite the claim, Apple's dual-core A7 silicon outperforms Qualcomm's 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor.
The iPhone 5 uses a new nano-SIM card that's tinier that micro-SIM it replaces. While new iPhones come with the new nano chip, you may want to modify an older (and larger) model to fit your new device. Here's how to do it.
Apple's dominance in mobile and the anticipation surrounding the rumoured iPhone 5 can't guarantee it supplies of essential chips. Fixing that problem will need more than just money: it'll take the right friends.
Reports out of China indicate that the iPhone 5 will be delayed. Comments from Qualcomm indicate otherwise. We'll find out in the fall.
The problem with processor names is that history tells us that there's very little we can deduce about the underlying hardware from these letters and numbers.
Both the mobile processor and touchscreen chip markets are expected to double, or even triple, over the course of the next few years. Analysts and researchers are pointing towards the success of the iPhone and iPad.
Apple has filed a suit in San Diego federal court accusing Motorola of breaching its licensing agreement with Qualcomm over a chip used in the iPhone 4S.The Californian company's latest filing revolves around technology found in the iPhone 4S's MDM6610 baseband chip, which is made by Qualcomm and contains technology licensed from Motorola.
Intel's new chip for phones is surprising in many respects, but the biggest shocker is its speed.
Apple has today launched the newest iteration of its iPhone, the 4S, without an integrated near-field communications (NFC) chip for payments. But don't panic; it won't stall the adoption of mobile payments.
Disappointing fans expecting the iPhone 5, Apple has introduced a souped-up iPhone 4 with an improved chip, camera and antenna, which will compete for buyers where Android is strongest
Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, announces the latest version of the company's smartphone, the iPhone 4S. The new phone features an A5 chip, dual-core graphics, a longer battery life, better camera, and both CDMA and GSM.
As speculation around the upcoming iPhone 5 reaches fever pitch, rumours continue to swirl around whether the device will come enabled with a near-field communication (NFC) chip for mobile payments, and who Apple might partner with to offer payments to customers.
iFixIt has uncovered one of the secrets of the iPhone 4's excellent noise cancellation -- which might have flown under the radar because it was so good.
When the great folks at iFixit did a teardown of the iPhone 4 back in the summer of last year they came across a mystery chip that they couldn't ID. Well, now that mystery has been solved.
I was expecting the Verizon iPhone teardown to reveal nothing except a CDMA chip, some ASICs, a little antenna re-jiggering and that's it. Boy, was I wrong.
The company is readying the latest versions of its tablet device and smartphone to include near-field communications chips to improve mobile payment services
Under mounting criticism for antenna issues on its iPhone 4 flagship, Apple is holding a press conference to discuss the problem and possible solutions on Friday. Meanwhile, new Android models continue to chip away at the iPhone's market share.
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