Select 2013 Ultrabooks to Incorporate Intel's Wireless Charging
Patent Trolls have the Smartphone Industry in a State of Emergency

Will Apple Consider ARM's New Mali GPU in 2013?

1. Will Apple Consider ARM's New Mali GPU in 2013
To date, Apple has been using Imagination Technologies GPU for iDevices, but that could all change in 2013 if ARM's new Mali GPU delivers on its promises of delivering greater power and a revolutionary new data compression technology called ASTC (Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression). Steve Steele, product manager of ARM's media processing division stated that "From the consumer's point of view it's going to mean better battery life and higher image quality." He went on to state that you'll "be able to download games faster, and it's also been designed to be more efficient at uncompressing data once it's on your device." Yet as tempting as it may be for Apple to make the switch, one has to remember that Apple is still a shareholder in Imagination Technologies that currently develops the PowerVR GPU that's powering today's iPad. Logic says that Apple will pass on this next generation GPU from ARM, but technology in the fast lane could sometimes throw in a surprise of two along the way – and so it's not a sure thing until it is. Only time will tell.

 

Source

 

T5 Steve Jobs, Think Different Forevermore - June 2012

 

Apple Sites Supporting our Original Report

 

MacSurfer, Twitter, Facebook, Apple Investor News, Google Reader, Macnews, iPhone World Canada, Cultof Mac, MacDailyNews, and more.

 

 

 

 

Comments

The answer would be no.

http://withimagination.imgtec.com/?p=548

Rogue 6 will support ASTC along with OpenGL ES 3.0.
and it will blow the lid out of any pretenders.

The comments to this entry are closed.