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The real reasons Apple's 64-bit A7 chip makes sense

Don't swallow Apple's marketing lines that 64-bit chips magically run software faster than 32-bit relics. What the A7 in the iPhone 5S does do, though, is pave the way for Apple's long-term future.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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iPhone 5S to go gold, get 128GB option, analyst predicts

iPhone 5S may go gold and move up to 64-bit computing, according to an analyst.

By Aug. 15, 2013

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Apple's 64-bit A7 chip (FAQ)

The company's move to a 64-bit chip is necessary. And it's meaningful that Apple got there first.

By Sep. 14, 2013

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Google designing its own server chips? Well, maybe

A source tells Bloomberg that Google is "considering" designing its own ARM-based server chips. It's possible, but Intel need not panic just yet.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Ready or not, iPhone 5S pushes apps into the 64-bit future

Developers are variously enthusiastic and skeptical about the benefits of 64-bit mobile programming, but plenty expect gains from other features in the Apple A7 chip that will arrive in flagship iPhones on Friday.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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Broadcom CTO's crystal ball shows wearable widgets, gigabit broadband (Q&A)

In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Yep, Apple's A7 looks twice as fast -- at least for fractal math

A detailed look at the Frax app's 90 percent performance boost on the iPhone 5S shows why Apple's A7 chip isn't a marketing gimmick -- even if the advantages aren't strictly because of a 64-bit design.

By Oct. 10, 2013

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Apple's A6 chip development detailed

Analyst Linley Gwennap explains the development Apple's A6 in the iPhone 5.

By Sep. 17, 2012