December 20, 2008

What are Apple’s Future Mobile Plans?

In April Apple bought P.A. Semi a chipmaker known for designing power efficient chips. And yesterday, Imagination Technologies announced that Apple has subscribed to 8 million new shares of IMG, giving Apple 3 percent stake in the company. Imagination is the company behind PowerVR mobile graphics technology used in the iPhone. Imagination has also revealed that Apple has signed a multi-year, multi-use licensing agreement with the company for its next generation PowerVR SGX/VXD graphics technology and video IP cores. Now the big question is why Apple is investing in various cellphone component makers. Read More

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