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ARM says “Brain Cells” in Chips Will Surpass Neurons in Humans by 2018

Softbank’s CEO and chairman offers up exciting and even scary picture of the future 30 years out—says ARM will ship trillions of chips in IoT devices and these chips will one day have the IQ of 10,000.

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Possible OS X Futures—Two Things We Learned This Week

A future where Apple controls its microarchitecture for iOS completely and where it doesn’t for OS X raises questions. Additionally, Apple’s iCloud ambitions speak to interesting answers in hosted app solutions that can address the “pro” market.

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Viewpoint: How Apple’s iPad Pro and devices like it will change Architecture

In this Viewpoint feature Architosh editor-in-chief discusses the future of tablets in architectural practice, what technologies are doing behind the scenes to drive adoption and workflow transformation and just as importantly, offers a forward-looking perspective regarding the fusion of the power of analog tools that have not been usurped by the desktop but may be imitated in devices like the Apple iPad Pro with Pencil.

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Editorial: ARM-based Macs are a bad idea for Apple’s growing Mac professional base

In this article the merits and liabilities of Apple migrating its Macs to ARM architectures are discussed, with references to current and past articles highlighting the many issues.

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More Apple Mac ARM Rumors- This Time MacBook Air

Will developers like Autodesk support Apple on ARM if they move their Mac platform? These and other issues need to be discussed in the latest rumor about Apple, OS X and ARM

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Apple may move to ARM architecture for Macs

Ironically Apple helped fund and establish ARM (Advanced RISC Machines) in the UK back at the time of the Apple Newton. Now with ARM based chips dominating both smartphones and tablet markets, it looks like Apple may once again move the entire industry to a new paradigm.

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Apple’s A4 chip could be Quadcore – Cortex A9 based

Apple’s A4 chip is possibly more interesting than the iPad itself. In this article we explain a bit why

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iPad – Details on the processor and what’s hot

A peak into some details on the new iPad

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Apple shapes future of massive parallelization with OpenCL

A Guardian article by Chris Edwards takes a good look at graphics processing units and how they are the ‘piranhas of computing’

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Future PA Semi – based Apple MIDs may utilize virtualization to address multiple markets, including gaming

With virtualization heating up in the low-power chip market, Apple may use PowerPC architecture in future mobile Internet devices to attract the gaming market

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2002 Architosh report discussed Apple’s move to plurality of devices

Architosh’s report entitled, Architosh 2002 AEC CAD IT Survey Report, a publication of Britasmedia, discussed at length the use of low-power PowerPC chips for future Apple devices of unknown form

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Commentary: 3D CAD on iPhone? You Bet!

Daniel Eran Dilger’s article this week in Roughly Drafted Magazine suggest more than just the power of games on the iPhone. Clearly with such hardware internals the iPhone is more than capable of handling CAD — even, and especially, 3D CAD

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Apple Mac touch: what it could look like

A reader, Brendan Sheehan of Ireland, has written to Architosh about our recent article on the future of Apple in 2008. He too had an Mac touch computer notion and sent us the picture below

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