A recent filing by Audience disclosed that Apple’s A5 and A6 processors include custom circuitry that implements noise-reduction algorithms licensed from the startup. This explains the mystery of the A5’s “extra” die area.
In-app purchases have long contributed a significant amount of the revenues earned by app stores like Apple’s or Google’s. Research suggests the share of those revenues coming from in-app purchases has increased dramatically over the past year.
Apple gets back to basics in Mac OS X Lion | Macworld
Apple has always touted the Mac as the "computer for the rest of us," wearing its reputation on its shoulder for designing intuitive interfaces and great experiences. But there have always been parts of Mac OS X where those claims just don't hold up. Lion is designed to fix that.