64-bit processor

New iPod Nano and Shuffle Won’t Sync Offline Apple Music Tracks

Even though Apple Music is prominently advertised in the iPod section of Apple’s website, neither the new iPod nano nor the iPod shuffle can sync Apple Music tracks cached offline. According to a report from 9to5Mac, Apple isn’t letting users sync their offline Apple Music tracks in order to prevent piracy. When users try to...

TSMC: Apple has Moved the Mobile Device Industry to 64-bit

During an earnings conference today, a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) executive said that Apple's 64-bit A7 processor has moved the mobile device industry to 64-bit, CNET is reporting. Last year, Apple officially signed a deal with TSMC to manufacture A-series chips for iOS devices, who reportedly began production of the A8 SoC for the 'iPhone 6' last month. Mark...

Qualcomm Employee: Apple’s A7 Chip “Hit Us in the Gut”

When Apple introduced the iPhone 5s, powered by a 64-bit chip, the tech world was caught on the wrong foot, at least according to a Qualcomm employee speaking to Dan Lyons, a former Fake Steve Jobs columnist. Back then, Qualcomm CMO Anand Chandrasekher called the 64-bit chip a "marketing gimmick," but his comments were labelled...

64-Bit A7 Processor In iPhone 5S Is Simply A Marketing Stunt, Claims Qualcomm [u]

Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Qualcomm, has said in an interview that Apple’s 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5S is more of a marketing gimmick than a technical enhancement, TechHive reports. “I think they are doing a marketing gimmick. There’s zero benefit a consumer gets from that”, said Chandrasekher. The Qualcomm...