News and Press

M3 MacBooks and iPads might be delayed to 2024

May 3, 2023

Via: BGR

Apple is widely expected to unveil the 15-inch MacBook Air at WWDC 2023 next month. But various reports have claimed that the new MacBook Air flavor will not pack Apple’s upcoming M3 processors. As I explained before, that shouldn’t be […]

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TSMC to invest $7.4 billion in second Japan chip factory: Report

February 24, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to set up a second semiconductor manufacturing plant in Japan with an investment of about $7.4 billion, Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun reported. TSMC will build the new plant in the southwestern region […]

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Samsung will reveal the world’s first 3nm chip next week

July 22, 2022

Via: BGR

Samsung formally announced its new 3nm chip technology a few weeks ago. But the Korean giant will reportedly showcase the world’s first such processor next week. Samsung unveiled the 3nm chip’s new Gate-All-Around (GAA) transistor architecture, which is supposed to […]

iPhone, Products

iPhone chipmaker to start 2nm processor production by 2025

June 17, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

TSMC, the iPhone chipmaker, announced that it will start 2nm chip production by 2025. This is the first time the manufacturer states when it’s going to produce its ultra-advanced new chips, as Samsung and Intel made a similar announcements. According […]

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Apple plots a Mac revolution in interesting times

April 15, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

This spring, spare a thought for Apple’s operations, silicon, and hardware development teams. Those people will probably be trying to test heavily disguised hardware containing the first M2 processors to roll off the TSMC production line. And they’ll be doing […]

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Apple, TSMC To Produce 3nm MacBook, iPhone Chips: More Advanced SoCs Could Arrive by 2023! Leaked Codenames and MORE

November 5, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Apple and TSMC plan to produce new 3nm chipsets for iPhones and MacBooks. Experts claimed that these new SoCs could allow the giant tech manufacturer to have great advantages for laptops against Intel. Samsung and other giant tech firms are […]

Laptops, Products

After Apple unveils two powerful 5nm chips, TSMC introduces its latest N4P process node

October 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The world’s leading contract foundry, TSMC, announced today its N4P process which is an enhancement of the 5nm platform. Considered the third enhancement of TSMC’s 5nm line, N4P will deliver an 11% performance hike over the original generation N5 technology […]

iPhone, Products

Contaminated gas may have impacted iPhone 13 chip production

July 30, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Apple’s proactive procurement policy has kept it largely immune from the global shortage but a recent incident at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) shows that planning can only go so far. The chip manufacturing company has reported gas contamination at […]

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Intel to build chips for Qualcomm; hopes to rival TSMC, Samsung by 2025

July 27, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

TSMC and Samsung, the two top contract foundries in the world, will soon have a new rival. Reuters reports that yesterday Intel announced that it will start producing chips for other companies such as Qualcomm and Amazon. Intel expects to […]

News and Press

Huawei hits back at US as TSMC cuts off chip orders

May 18, 2020

Via: The Verge

Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping has hit back at the US government’s stricter export controls intended to stop the Chinese tech giant from obtaining essential chips, following reports that its biggest supplier has already cut it off. “We still haven’t […]

News and Press

iPhone chipmaker hit by major virus

August 6, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

One of Apple’s key hardware suppliers for the iPhone has revealed it was hit by a crippling virus that affected much of its production line. TSMC, which manufacturers chips for the iPhone and many top-end mobile devices, said that its […]