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Topic: A13 Bionic

Review: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max one month later

11/11/2019, 12:11 pm

Apple's iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max were released just over a month ago. Here's what all three of Apple's newest iPhones are really like after intensive, daily, real-world use.

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Editorial: Samsung's new Exynos 990 isn't fast enough to maintain its custom M core

10/25/2019, 11:10 am

Samsung just introduced its latest Exynos 990, destined to power certain versions of its most premium Galaxy S11 flagship next spring. What's most interesting about the new chip how little attention Samsung paid to its CPU performance, a race where it's losing so badly that it appears to be throwing in the towel on its custom M core efforts entirely.

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Editorial: As Apple A13 Bionic rises, Samsung Exynos scales back its silicon ambitions

10/23/2019, 12:10 pm

A decade after Apple and Samsung partnered to create a new class of ARM chips, the two have followed separate paths: one leading to a family of world-class mobile silicon designs, the other limping along with work that it has now canceled. Here's why Samsung's preoccupation with unit sales and market share failed to compete with Apple's focus on premium products.

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Editorial: Why the Apple A13 Bionic blows past Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

10/22/2019, 12:10 pm

It is no great surprise that Apple's iPhone 11 A13 Bionic chip continues to tromp Qualcomm's fastest mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 855 Plus. The slower non-Plus variant of that chip is used in many premium Androids including most of Samsung's Galaxy S10 models as well as Google's Pixel 4. What's more interesting is why Apple is ahead, and what it means for future generations of technology.

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Playing 'Fortnite: Chapter 2' on the iPhone 11 Pro at full resolution

10/15/2019, 01:10 pm

With "Fortnite: Chapter 2" officially out, there is no better time to jump into the new map on our iPhone 11 Pro to test out the latest update and see how the 2019 iPhone lineup performs under fire.

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Inside Apple's Deep Fusion, the iPhone 11 and Pro's computational photography feature

10/02/2019, 03:10 pm

Apple is including a computational photography feature called 'Deep Fusion' in the iOS 13.2 beta, which can help produce highly detailed images from the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro cameras. AppleInsider explains how the groundbreaking feature functions.

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How Apple has designed the iPhone 11 for everybody

09/22/2019, 11:09 am

Last year's iPhone XR was a good phone, but the 2019 iPhone 11 is a standout. It has enough new features that it's going to tempt people who would otherwise have gone for the more expensive models. Here are our pick of the top reasons why iPhone 11 is superb.

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Apple's Phil Schiller and Anand Shimpi tease details of A13 Bionic chip

09/19/2019, 12:09 pm

The new 2019 iPhones utilize the latest of Apple's own custom-designed processors, and Apple executives have been talking about how their approach is different to rivals -- and why it's paying off.

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