Its been a long wait, but Audi has finally realised that a demand for sports sedans does exist in the growing Indian market. After launching the S4, the German automaker has now launched the S6, which is of course the ‘hot’ variant of the A6 executive sedan.
The S6 is propelled by a big 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 putting out some serious power, 415 bhp to be precise. An impressive 56kgm of torque is produced and A 7-speed S-Tronic DSG transfers power to all four wheels thanks to the Audi’s iconic ‘Quattro’ all-wheel drive system. Audi claims the S6 can go form a standstill to a 100 kmph in 4.6 [...]
The iPhone 5 has not officially been announced, but we have been tracking its progress from the day it was announced in the US. The iPhone 5 is arriving at stores on the 28th of Oct and may go on sale as early as the same day. Some stores, including iStore (Reliance-Apple tie up) is saying that they will be allowed to sell the phones only on the 2nd of November. Most third party retailers known to iGyaan are sticking with the Oct 28th delivery dates.
The iPhone 5 price has been finalized at the earlier speculated Rs.45,500 for 16 GB with only one year warranty as always and not the Rs. 47,999 price mark (supposedly including the 2 year warranty). Apple is expecting [...]
Rumor after rumor after rumor, when it comes to Apple iPad 3. iMore cites unnamed sources in claiming that Apple’s next iPad will come equipped with a 2,048 x 1,536 Retina display and a quad-core A6 processor. Confirmation of faster connectivity options, with possibility of 4G LTE capable networking. The website is making solid claims on the launch dates which have been confirmed from other sources aswell, including The Loop. The launch stands confirmed at 7th march, however the specs may vary.
Say it isn’t so! Several rumors are pointing to a further delay in the launch of Apple most anticipated phone since the original iPhone n 2007. According to a story on a chinese website, the overheating A5 chip was the first cause of delay in the iPhone 5 and the shift from June to a supposed September release.
The story goes on to say that Apple will be transitioning to a 28-nanometer manufacturing process with the A6 chip, apparently due next year. The A5 chip that goes into iPad 2 is manufactured on Samsung’s 45-nanometer process and is almost twice the size of the iPhone 4?s A4 processor. That is not [...]
TSMC or Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp will be the next company to manufacture the Apple A6 Chips that will go in the upcoming iPhone 5 / iPad 3. According to rumors Apple is looking for a high performance chip with a much more smaller topography than Samsung can manufacture. Samsung already had difficulties in the A5’s 45nm process. While it is suggested that TSMC will manufacture the processor on low power 28nm ARM chips.
AMD has launched its A-Series Chips. These Chips have a combination CPU + GPU chips in a single package that the company is dubbing APUs or Accelerated Processing Unit. The A-series was formerly known under the code name Llano. The company describes the new chips as follows:
[quote]AMD A-Series APUs combine up to four x86 CPU cores with powerful DirectX 11-capable discrete-level graphics and up to 400 Radeon cores along with dedicated HD video processing on a single chip. [/quote]
The processors will be available as the A4, A6, and A8 and are meant for mid to high-level laptops. The [...]