Apple’s WWDC is tomorrow and you can expect that the latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 11 will be one of the announcements. With the update, support for 32-bit apps will be going away and it seems that those apps have already disappeared from search results in the Apple store.
Apple started a wave when it announced its new A7 processor--the brain of all its flagship products—would be 64-bit. Competitors have been keen to catch up, and now Qualcomm's making its move with the new Snapdragon 410, the first 64-bit chip in the line. The catch? It's for low and midrange phones.
Probably the most underrated announcement Apple made on Tuesday was its move to 64-bit architecture for the iPhone 5S. It's an industry first, and one with major repercussions both for your phone and for the future of Apple. Here's why it matters.
Not be outdone by Apple, Samsung has swiftly reacted to the announcement of Cook & Co.'s new 64-bit A7 processor by announcing that its next slew of phones will pack similar silicon, thank you very much.
Seagate's senior product manager Barbara Craig confirmed rumors that the company will be releasing a monster 3TB drive later this year. That's a lot of disk space! But sorry XP users, the drive will require a 64-bit OS.
Up until now, the unofficial Google Chrome for Macs, Chromium, has only been available in a 32-bit download, but today you can grab the ChromiumOS64 if you're more RAMmed-up.
Handbrake just updated to 0.9.4 which uses x264 libraries to encode faster and smaller file sizes. On my iMac Core i7 a DVD ripped 25% faster. It also has better xbox and ps3 presets, among other things. It depends on a now unavailable 64-bit version of VLC but you can still download the nightly builds here. [Handbrake
We're big on 64-bit OSes, 'cause ours computers eat memory like this Obama eats children's dreams, but Microsoft's thinking about going 128 bit as soon as Windows 8, and most definitely by Windows 9.
In the newest leaked build of Snow Leopard, 64-bit booting isn't enabled by default on certain older (though not that old) Macs, which instead boot automatically into 32-bit. The question: Is Apple backtracking on Snow Leopard's 64-bit capabilities? Updated:
We've been pretty big advocating that you go 64-bit with your next OS—mainly because it'll let you use gobs more RAM. Keep in mind, though, just because an application is 64-bit doesn't necessarily mean it'll be faster: [Adobe]
Earlier today the Windows 7 RTM build was discovered gallivanting on the Internet. Now, the Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview build has joined it, according to the chaps at Ars Technica. Leaky sieve, much? I kid the 'Soft, honestly. [ars]
You might've skipped the Vista train, thinking it was like Under Siege 2, minus Steve Seagal. Or not. Either way, you're probably gonna jump onboard Windows 7. When you do, it's time to go 64-bit.
Eyeing Windows 7 but feeling left out in Mac land? Well, if you have 10GB to spare and a DVD burner, here's how to join the Win7 party for free with Boot Camp.
Less than two weeks after the 32-bit version of the Windows 7 Beta was leaked, the 64-bit version has also made its way to BitTorrent sites. However, a public beta is expected soon, so you may want to wait. [Ars Technica]
The phrase "64-bit" has been tossed around lately, the most it's been since the Nintendo 64. If you haven't heard it, pay attention. One of the most important steps forward in computer power is happening right under your nose, but most people don't know thanks to the sneaky efforts of Microsoft and Apple. Though…
Besides looking a lot like Vista—and we mean a lot—Microsoft has said Windows 7 uses a lot of the same foundation, too, to keep upgrade migraines to a minimum. The problem is that its core ain't so suited to parallel computing, one of rival Snow Leopard's few headline features. So they're actually implementing some…
There's a reason why you probably can't use 4GB of RAM on your current machine. No, we don't mean "can't" as in you won't be able to hit this much unless you open up 20 applications at the same time, but more like your machine physically cannot take advantage of 4GB of RAM.
It seems that the Intel Core Duo processors that are all the rage these days may be a little more powerful than Intel would have you know. Thanks to a little detective work, it s been discovered that the processors, deep down inside, are actually 64-bit compatible. Yes, that Core Duo you have right now is a 64-bit…