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+ - Why Apple's 64-bit iPhone chip probably won't matter for years->

Submitted by mattydread23
mattydread23 (2793761) writes "One of the big talking points of Apple's iPhone 5S introduction this week was the A7 processor, supposedly the first 64-bit chip ever to find its way into a smartphone. But it probably won't have any effect for years — first of all, the real benefit of 64-bit apps is to take advantage of more than 4GB of memory, and the iPhone is still years away from that limit. Second, developers have little incentive to build 64-bit apps when most of the iPhones (including the new 5C) in the field will be 32-bit for the foreseeable future."
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