A9 chip

Apple’s A9 chip comes in two sizes, Samsung’s is 10% smaller

Apple’s A9 chip comes in two sizes, Samsung’s is 10% smaller

At this point, Apple knows that it has to prepare a lot of iPhones for a new launch, which was certainly the case this time around. As a form of redundancy, making as many processors as possible is one way to make sure there’s enough stock to go around (at least for those that pre-order).

Report claims TSMC will be exclusive supplier of Apple’s next-gen A10 chip that will power 2016 iPhones and iPads

Report claims TSMC will be exclusive supplier of Apple’s next-gen A10 chip that will power 2016 iPhones and iPads

Apple just announced its new iPhone 6s and an iPad Pro powered by its latest A9 processor technology, but the Cupertino company is already hard at work on an A10. According to a new report, the chip will enter mass production with TSMC in March.

Is this Apple’s new A9 chip that will power iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus?

Is this Apple’s new A9 chip that will power iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus?

Apple’s new A9 processor, which is expected to power the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, appears to have been pictured for the first time ahead of the company’s big keynote on Wednesday.

Samsung will be main chip maker for next iPhone

Samsung will be main chip maker for next iPhone

While they may be bitter rivals, Apple can’t help but rely on Samsung for its iPhone parts. Sources say the South Korean company will continue to be the main chip supplier for Apple’s next iPhone, which is likely to make its debut this fall.

KGI report indicates that Apple is eyeing ARM-based Macs as iOS chip orders get shuffled

KGI report indicates that Apple is eyeing ARM-based Macs as iOS chip orders get shuffled

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities has a pretty strong track record when it comes to predicting Apple movements, thanks to sources within the supply chain.

A look at Apple’s next generation A9 chip’s competition: Snapdragon 810

A look at Apple’s next generation A9 chip’s competition: Snapdragon 810

This year, Apple stole the show when it comes to performance by introducing the A8 chip that powers iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the significantly faster A8X chip that powers iPad Air 2.