∞ What's involved in engineering a new iPhone?

Dean Bubley’s Disruptive Wireless:

What Apple has actually been doing is working on a new hardware platform which will probably endure for several generations of its devices. That has likely taken a *huge* amount of work: chipset and hardware level integration is massively complex and needs lots of fine-tuning.

Some really good insights here about the complexity involved in Apple’s chip engineering, and what’s needed from its suppliers. (Hat tip to Chad Olson.)