Chipworks

09.24.13
Chipworks analysis of iPhone 5s A7 and M7 chips highlights Apple's design evolution
09.24.13

Chipworks analysis of iPhone 5s A7 and M7 chips highlights Apple's design evolution

iFixit tore down the iPhone 5s last week and gave us a peek at the innards of Apple's new phone. C...

By K. Hodgkins,   09.24.13
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09.25.12
Apple A6 investigation shows highly customized dual-core, triple-GPU layout
09.25.12

Apple A6 investigation shows highly customized dual-core, triple-GPU layout

There's been a significant mystery lingering around the A6 processor found in the iPhone 5, even a...

By J. Fingas,   09.25.12
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06.01.12
Chipworks, iFixit tear down the Galaxy S III for all to see, spot iPhone 4S' camera sensor hanging around
06.01.12

Chipworks, iFixit tear down the Galaxy S III for all to see, spot iPhone 4S' camera sensor hanging around

You've picked up the Galaxy S III. You've grabbed the source code. But you probably like the quad-...

By J. Fingas,   06.01.12
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03.20.12
Apple's A5X processor is big and beautiful
03.20.12

Apple's A5X processor is big and beautiful

Chipworks posted some polysilicon die photos that compare Apple's A4, A5 and A5X processor. Wha...

By K. Hodgkins,   03.20.12
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07.29.11
iPhone 4 noise cancellation chip demoed with comparison video
07.29.11

iPhone 4 noise cancellation chip demoed with comparison video

Last summer, when the folks at iFixit first did a tear down of the iPhone 4, one of the interes...

By M. Tinsley,   07.29.11
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06.30.10
iFixit and Chipworks teardown the iPhone 4's gyroscope
06.30.10

iFixit and Chipworks teardown the iPhone 4's gyroscope

You didn't think the folks at iFixit would simply teardown the iPhone 4 and call it a day, did you?...

By D. Melanson,   06.30.10
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05.18.10
Microsoft Kin Two gets torn apart, reveals Sony image sensor
05.18.10

Microsoft Kin Two gets torn apart, reveals Sony image sensor

Sure, we already know most of the Kin Two's main specs, but there's nothing like a proper teardown...

By D. Melanson,   05.18.10
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04.06.10
Apple's A4 system-on-chip gets decoupled from iPad, investigated with the help of an X-ray
04.06.10

Apple's A4 system-on-chip gets decoupled from iPad, investigated with the help of an X-ray

Ever so gently, we're starting to peel away the layers of mystery surrounding the A4 system-on-chip...

By Vlad Savov,   04.06.10
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05.02.07
Flash memory oddity reveals image of Jesus and / or Gandalf
05.02.07

Flash memory oddity reveals image of Jesus and / or Gandalf

Now that we've got our own CNC hot-air gun to draw images of Jesus and Mary to our heart's content,...

By P. Miller,   05.02.07
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