Contributed by Ray Angers IBM recently announced that they had signed a definitive agreement which will see GlobalFoundries (GF) acquire IBM’s global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, ...
Contributed by Ray Angers, Patent & Technology Specialist Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) strengthened its position in the mobile wireless technology space last week with the announcement that it will be acquiring 1,400 ...
This year’s Chipworks Pumpkin carving contest winners were very creative, in fact it was too creative not to share… Fresh off the teardown table is the newest from the Squash family. This year’s was the biggest we have seen in some time. The packaging material remains consistent with what we observed in previous models. This [...]
Contributed by Ray Angers – Inside the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Click here for info on Chipworks’ iPhone 6 and 6 Plus related reports and analysis – Was this ever in question? After all, the introduction of the two tone flash unit on the iPhone 5s last year was universally praised for improving indoor [...]
Part 1 of 3: Board shots, the NFC controller, the accelerometer + gyroscope and the e-compass Part 2 of 3: The A8 Processor Part 3 of 3: The iSight and FaceTime cameras, the haptic driver and the envelope tracking Comparing the InvenSense and Bosch Accelerometers Found in the iPhone 6 True Tone Flash Remains in [...]
Click here for info on Chipworks’ iPhone 6 and 6 Plus related reports and analysis —— Part 1 of 3: Board shots, the NFC controller, the accelerometer + gyroscope and the e-compass Part 2 of 3: The A8 Processor Part 3 of 3: The iSight and FaceTime cameras, the haptic driver and the envelope [...]
Contributed by: St.J. Dixon-Warren – Make sure to read our comprehensive iPhone 6 and 6 Plus teardown Click here for info on Chipworks’ iPhone 6 and 6 Plus related reports and analysis – The iPhone 6 contains a six-axis InvenSense combination gyroscope-accelerometer and a Bosch BMA280 three-axis accelerometer. There has been some considerable debate in [...]
Click here to be the first to see the Chipworks teardown blog on the iPhone 6 Contributed by Ray Fontaine, Senior Technology Analyst @Chipworks_RayF We’re coming up on another iPhone announcement and judging from the pre-launch buzz it’s clear that hardware still matters. iPhone is about seven years old now and it’s worth reviewing and [...]