Archive | September 17th, 2012

RIM gets the shaft as Yahoo offers employees the iPhone 5 and other smartphone choices

17. September 2012

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With Marissa Mayer now firmly entrenched as Yahoo CEO, the changes keep on rollin’ in. Most recently, Mayer announced a new program whereby Yahoo employees can get iPhones, and other smartphones, for their day to day work activities. While that may not seem like big news, it’s certainly rather telling for a company that had […]

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Apple’s A6 uses in-house CPU design

17. September 2012

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So it turns out Apple’s vaunted A6 is not based on the ARM Cortex A15 processor. Rather, it’s based on Apple’s own design. AnandTech writes: Prior to the announcement we speculated the iPhone 5’s SoC would simply be a higher clocked version of the 32nm A5r2 used in the iPad 2,4. After all, Apple seems […]

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Apple boasts: 2 million iPhone 5 pre-orders in 24 hours

17. September 2012

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The iPhone 5 is already an absolute monster, shattering previous sales records by quite a large margin. Apple today issued a press release announcing that they’ve already ran through 2 million pre-orders, and that was just in the first 24 hours of availability. Absolutely unbelievable. Apple today announced pre-orders of its iPhone┬« 5 topped two […]

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