The new generation of iOS devices are expected to have quad-core processors according to code references in iOS 5.1 Beta. Even though Apple is secretive about their future products, sometimes hints are found within the code of their operating systems. 9to5Mac appears to have discovered some code that shows that new quad-core powered iPhones and iPads will be arriving this year. In the image below, you will notice how core.3 is highlighted. Core.1 references a dual-core device so Core.3 suggests a reference to a quad-core device.