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10/15/2011 04:01 AM EDT
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PHW_#1
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PHW_#1   10/18/2011 1:33:58 AM
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Is Siri linked to a special IC to handle speech recognition? or just pure software?

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batavier   10/17/2011 9:43:43 PM
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Now that we know what's inside, we can all go out and make our own...:)

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old account Frank Eory   10/17/2011 9:34:14 PM
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Each new generation has a fancier audio CODEC chip, but they still ship the iPhone with those 50 cent earbuds :(

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Pituch   10/17/2011 8:57:06 PM
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Rumor has it they are using a diversity TX/RX antenna such that they can switch transmission to the second antenna if reception drops on the first.

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elPresidente   10/17/2011 8:31:07 PM
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Yes. work there. Steal their trade secrets. They won't mind.

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chanj0   10/17/2011 4:22:09 PM
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Using qualcomm chip set to consolidate the model is a smart move. Not only does it reduce the number of product to manage but also provides an upper hand against competitors. Now, iPhone 4S becomes a world phone. I have heard that the antenna location has been moved to the upper corners. I am hoping I will see coverage of antenna design in this article. Any further information is welcomed.

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GREAT-Terry   10/17/2011 8:58:08 AM
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How about the antenna design? Is there any clue this is a new dual antenna design with improved reception?

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_hm   10/16/2011 9:17:05 PM
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Is it possible to know what software packages do Apple use to design this devices? I am interested in knowing ECAD, MCAD and other simulation tools.

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