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I use my DS when I'm not doing other things... tongue.gif


When I'm not with the DS I'm either with the RC truck at the track, or in the university, or in the pub having a good Guinness.


I hate the beach though biggrin.gif


I await the IP5 for the same reason as Pyros. To see what is Android doing this time to blow up iOS.
   
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Well, we'll find out tomorrow I suppose.

I for one am really hoping for an A5 dual core in the iPhone5. ^^
    
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For me the ultimate combo of handheld tech would be a high powered Android handset and a latest gen iPod touch. Best of both worlds . Both app libraries available and use the Android phone as a wi-fi port for the iPod.
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Is no one concerned with the fact that the A5 in iPad 2 was built by samsung, and as of now all apples new CPU's will be from Quallcomm...

So why are you using a Samsung built A5 to compare to the Galaxy S2, when the iPhone 5 won't have one?

The iPhone 5 will have an "A5" from Quallcom. A different chip entirely, but since "A5" is as useless a marketing term as "4G" at this point, apple can call it whatever they want.


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Well, we'll find out tomorrow I suppose.

I for one am really hoping for an A5 dual core in the iPhone5. ^^
Me two, also, maybe, just maybe a 64GB version? PLZ?

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Is no one concerned with the fact that the A5 in iPad 2 was built by samsung, and as of now all apples new CPU's will be from Quallcomm...

So why are you using a Samsung built A5 to compare to the Galaxy S2, when the iPhone 5 won't have one?

The iPhone 5 will have an "A5" from Quallcom. A different chip entirely, but since "A5" is as useless a marketing term as "4G" at this point, apple can call it whatever they want.
What does it matter if it's Samsung or Qualcomm making the chips? Same chips.
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What does it matter if it's Samsung or Qualcomm making the chips? Same chips.
Absolutely not. Every ARM manufacturer has their own proprietary GPU design. Only the basic core architecture is similar. Quallcomm in particular, has yet to produce a single true ARM Cortex A9 CPU.

They are building chips that are hybrid A8/A9 designs. They perform fine, but will have [b]nothing[\\b] in common with the iPad 2's "A5" CPU.

The term "Apple A5" has no meaning. An "A5" is whatever Apple says it is.



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I might seem to be the only one here, but I'm hoping for a capacity bump. People don't seem to be demanding this, though :/. I would love a 128GB flash memory iPhone. Something bigger than 32GB at least, lol.
 
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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
Is no one concerned with the fact that the A5 in iPad 2 was built by samsung, and as of now all apples new CPU's will be from Quallcomm...

So why are you using a Samsung built A5 to compare to the Galaxy S2, when the iPhone 5 won't have one?

The iPhone 5 will have an "A5" from Quallcom. A different chip entirely, but since "A5" is as useless a marketing term as "4G" at this point, apple can call it whatever they want.


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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
Absolutely not. Every ARM manufacturer has their own proprietary GPU design. Only the basic core architecture is similar. Quallcomm in particular, has yet to produce a single true ARM Cortex A9 CPU.

They are building chips that are hybrid A8/A9 designs. They perform fine, but will have [b]nothing[\\b] in common with the iPad 2's "A5" CPU.

The term "Apple A5" has no meaning. An "A5" is whatever Apple says it is.



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There should be no difference between an A5 manufactured by Samsung and an A5 manufactured by Qualcomm. It's Apple that designs it. Why would a house be built differently depending on whose building it? If you get my point here. I don't see why it'd be any different.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
Absolutely not. Every ARM manufacturer has their own proprietary GPU design. Only the basic core architecture is similar. Quallcomm in particular, has yet to produce a single true ARM Cortex A9 CPU.

They are building chips that are hybrid A8/A9 designs. They perform fine, but will have [b]nothing[\\b] in common with the iPad 2's "A5" CPU.

The term "Apple A5" has no meaning. An "A5" is whatever Apple says it is.



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You are still confusing me. You're telling me that Qualcomm cannot build a chip based on Apple's propriety ARM designs? So the SGX543MP2 on an iPad would be different on an iPhone if Qualcomm builds it? I dunno, but that doesn't like what's happening here.
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Originally Posted by pez View Post
I might seem to be the only one here, but I'm hoping for a capacity bump. People don't seem to be demanding this, though :/. I would love a 128GB flash memory iPhone. Something bigger than 32GB at least, lol.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cubanresourceful View Post
Me two, also, maybe, just maybe a 64GB version? PLZ?



What does it matter if it's Samsung or Qualcomm making the chips? Same chips.
I did.
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