The First 64-Bit Snapdragon Processor Won't Be in a Phone You'll Want

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. » 12/09/13 4:47pm 12/09/13 4:47pm

Windows 7 Getting (Kinda) Optimized for Parallel Processing

Besides looking a lot like Vista » 9/30/08 5:20pm 9/30/08 5:20pm—and —Microsoft has said Windows 7 uses , too, to keep upgrade migraines to a minimum. The problem is that its core ain't so suited to , one of rival Snow Leopard's few headline features. So they're to bring it up to speed and make it more parallel processing friendly. It's actually a…