July 26, 2011
More iPad 3 and iPhone 5 Rumors
Now that MacBook Air and OS X Lion are out of the way, blogosphere is refocusing their attention on iPad 3 and iPhone 5 rumors. Digitimes is reporting that Taiwan based IC design houses have joined Apple’s supply chain list for iPad 3 production. According to industry sources iPad 3 supply chain will include iML’s integrated programmable gamma/Vcom buffer solutions, Novatek’s LCD driver ICs, Capella’s ambient light sensors and Richtek’s integrated power management ICs. Steven Shen of Digitimes’ believes that Apple is ready to adopt IC solutions from Taiwan based IC design houses to bring down the cost of iPad 3 production, which will have Retina display.