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    And finally:

    The A6 chip is causing some ructions in the hardware fan pages. Turns out that it's an ARM instruction-set chip designed by Apple from the ground-up. 

    Yes, Martha. Apple is now designing its own processors.

    So how're they doing? Early benchmarks suggest that it compares well against quad-core chips while drawing less power. That's quite a trick.

    And of course this has led analysts to ask 'If they can get that kind of real-world performance out of a dual core chip, then what can they do with a quad?"