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Inside the iPad Air – New Info

As analysis keeps coming out of our labs we will be providing new information on the insides of the iPad Air. For the first part of our teardown click here: http://goo.gl/X1FVji Audio Amplifiers Since last Thursday evening we have been searching for the audio amplifiers in the iPad Air. Last year’s iPad release featured Audio Amps [...]

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Inside the iPad Air

Launch day for Apple’s 5th generation iPad began very early as our team has been camped out at Bayshore in Ottawa since 4:00 am. We were second in line and our iPad Air made it back to the labs in no time at all. Last night, we had the opportunity to examine the high res [...]

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Inside the Hisense Sero 7 – Under $50 Build Cost

The Hisense Sero 7 Lite – is the sky falling?Hisense has recently released a new $99 tablet to the US in an exclusive deal with Walmart. Is this device a game changer? On its own, probably not. But when coupled with the Hisense Sero Pro (at $149), it certainly may  herald maturity in the tablet market [...]

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Inside the Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Inside the Sony Xperia Z Tablet The Sony Xperia Tablet Z has been widely praised as the first tablet to come along in a while with the potential to capture some serious market share from the market leaders.While most reviews  are quite preliminary and US and European ship dates have been delayed, from what we [...]

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“A” is for Apple

Contributed by Jim Morrison When it comes to Apple, the letter “A” features very prominently at Dialog Semiconductor. Why you ask? Every time we take a look at the power management ICs in Apple products, we find another Dialog Semiconductor device that has been named with a female first name, beginning with “A,” as we [...]

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The Apple A5X versus the A5 and A4 – Big Is Beautiful

Much has been made of Apple’s ARM-based processors, and deservedly so.  Despite being a relative newcomer, they have consistently delivered industry leading performance where it counts for their phones and tablets. Better still, they have created a point of hardware differentiation in applications processors. In the early days of smartphone technology, the processor was almost [...]

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