Will Apple's 5th-generation iPad be a bore or have innovations galore? We'd like to see five rumors come true.
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Each iPad upgrade has gotten a new processor, and the 5th-gen model should get one, too. But which Apple-designed system-on-chip (SoC) can we expect? The 4th-gen iPad has the A6X, a 1.4-GHz, dual-core CPU with a quad-core graphics processing unit (GPU). However, given the bad blood between Apple and Samsung, which manufactures the 32-nanometer (nm) A6X, changes might be in store.
Earlier this month, the Korea Times reported that Apple might ditch Samsung and go with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as the builder of its upcoming A7 processors. Taiwanese media have reported similar claims as well.
However, KGI Securities' Kuo says Apple will stay with Samsung for the new A7X, reports MacRumors.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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