[Chugalug] Apple announces the new iPhone...its gold.

William Wade willm.wade at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 19:18:49 UTC 2013


Perhaps Apple is just getting in an early fix for:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem

I can see how encoding and decoding could see speed benefits. Also likely
there is value in having both iOS and OSX at 64bit.


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sure, a 64 bit processor in a phone is cool to say, but how really useful
> is it?  I am not a programmer so this is an honest question.  I just don't
> see a need for 64 bit on  a mobile device...right now.
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:
>
>> First 64bit processor in a phone they are claiming.....
>>
>> http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5s-liveblog/
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 2:58 PM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Really? This is innovaton?
>>>
>>> http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/10/4702820/gold-iphone-5s-photos
>>>
>>> They did nothing for the phone.  Slightly faster processor, slightly
>>> better camera....and its available in gold.  Oh, they tacked on a useless
>>> finger print scanner, so now you can send your fingerprints to the NSA and
>>> the Govenment without the hassle of being arrested! YAY!
>>>
>>> Apple has been dead when it comes to mobile devices for a long time now.
>>>  They have lost their innovative edge. (In my opinion, of course)
>>>
>>> Lets discuss!
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