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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

Which has the most money?

Samsung actually, by far.

Samsung Total assets: US$ 343.7 billion
Apple Total assets: US$ 116.371 billion

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Originally Posted by steelbom View Post

Right now, it's Apple. But more money doesn't make you more responsible.

Nope, Samsung has the most money. But I agree having money does not make you responsible for a facility so many other major companies use.
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post #42 of 71
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Originally Posted by born2bwild View Post

Samsung actually, by far.
Samsung Total assets: US$ 343.7 billion
Apple Total assets: US$ 116.371 billion
Nope, Samsung has the most money. But I agree having money does not make you responsible for a facility so many other major companies use.
Heh that's quite a bit... I thought they would've had more since they're such a large company.
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post #43 of 71
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The A5X won't be getting put in an iPhone, it's specific to the iPad 3 to handle the higher resolution.
I'm hoping that Apple's going to be releasing an iPhone w/ a quad-core or dual-core Cortex A15 paired with a (single) PowerVR SGX 600 series GPU thumb.gif

Agreed. A quad core Cortex A15 would be nice, and SGX Series 6 YES PLZ. IIRC apparently it's been out since Jan 2012, so it's possible.



I wonder what Apple will bring to the table? thumb.gif
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Agreed. A quad core Cortex A15 would be nice, and SGX Series 6 YES PLZ. IIRC apparently it's been out since Jan 2012, so it's possible.
I wonder what Apple will bring to the table? thumb.gif
Something good I hope, I'll be disappointed if they stay with the dual-core Cortex A9 for the iPhone 5, or even if they go for a quad-core Cortex A9.
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Something good I hope, I'll be disappointed if they stay with the dual-core Cortex A9 for the iPhone 5, or even if they go for a quad-core Cortex A9.

Yes, I've been itching for a Cortex A15 processor, even if they keep it in dual core for iPhone for battery life. Also, they tend to release a new processor with every rendition of the iPhone, so we may see a new processor...hopefully and not one like the iPad that a better GPU was slapped on (though still a nice addition). I'm also wondering whether they'll keep the look of the iPhone 4(S) as well with this generation. I guess we'll see. thumb.gif
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Here is the template for the contract they signed.
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Yes, I've been itching for a Cortex A15 processor, even if they keep it in dual core for iPhone for battery life. Also, they tend to release a new processor with every rendition of the iPhone, so we may see a new processor...hopefully and not one like the iPad that a better GPU was slapped on (though still a nice addition). I'm also wondering whether they'll keep the look of the iPhone 4(S) as well with this generation. I guess we'll see. thumb.gif
Yeahh, I'm hoping for something a little newer looking though tongue.gifbiggrin.gif
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And......I don't care... tongue.gif

Why comment then?
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I hope they do what I wanted with the 4S...There was a demo model of the 4S made by some engineering firm and it was basically an iPhone sized version of the iPad 2/3. It looked amazing and given my recent frustrations with Android, I was ready to buy one. Alas, they made it look like the iPhone 4, which I think is hideous.

If the next one looks any better, I'll buy it. Can't stand my Desire HD any more.
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Foxconn also makes a ton of CPU sockets for Intel motherboards. I don't see you guys bashing them for anything besides Apple. Honestly I don't understand the hate. I'm an avid hardware enthusiast and yes I buy Apple. I do not agree with the, lancing slightly better products every 6 months and I would nit buy any of their computers.
The thing it seems most of you are missing is the user experience. I see from all my friends that buy Android products how laggy the operating system is and knowing iOS is much smoother than any Android phone I've seen. No matter if Android has the better hardware, I'd much rather get the better experience out of the box and tweak later because I'm bored.
For all you that are going to talk about the lack of freedom on iOS, I'll bet you have never tried a jailbroken device. I'll assure you it's a totally different experience.
I'm not trying to get anyone to buy Apple, I'm just really othered by the mindless Apple hate from people who've never tried their phones/tablets.

Obviously your friends haven't tried a Galaxy android phone.

Android basically gives you out of the box what Apple gives you after going through the hassle of jailbreaking.

I also can't tell you how many people I see just walking around at university with iPhones and iTouches that have broken screens. One girl I was talking to said her iPad screen "just cracked" while it was in her back pack.

I accidentally dropped my Galaxy S 6 feet from my breast pocket onto solid pavement and the only damage was a small scratch on the edge of the bezel.

So no its not mindless, its from years of experience with electronics. If you get right down to it there is always a cheaper or higher quality alternative to everything Apple makes.
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