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Apple’s latest magic trick was upgrading their previous A4 chip into a dual core variant, the A5.  This chip powers the recently announced iPad 2 and is likely to be in the upcoming summer release of the iPhone 5 (4s?)  The folks at Chipworks have done some reverse engineering (which may be using actual magic) to see what the inside of the A5 looks like… all 2.9Million gates of it.