64-bit ARM

  • First 64-bit Samsung phone gets benchmarked, sports a Snapdragon 410 chip

    Start64!Ever since Apple introduced the industry's first 64-bit processor with the iPhone 5s, silicon slingers have been in a state of emergency, or that's at least what multiple accounts seem to suggest. While those initially attempted to laugh off 64-bit chips publicly, it eventually became obvious that, much like anything else in the industry, the rest must follow. You may call it herd mentality, but it probably has a lot more to do with pure business than anything else.

  • Nexus 8 Coming with Qualcomm Snapdragon 64-bit Processor, Android 4.5 – Report

    Start64!After Apple’s WWDC, the next big thing in tech will certainly be Google’s I/O conference, scheduled to take place on June 25-26. - The event will most likely be the platform for the unveiling of anticipated new products. We speculated a while back that this might be the perfect time for Google to roll out the Chromebook Pixel 2, but that’s just hopes and dreams at the moment.

  • Linux group builds 64-bit Android KitKat for ARM developers

    Start64!Google is being tight-lipped about when the 64-bit version of Android will be released, but Linux development group Linaro has built a version of the open-source operating system so mobile applications can be written and tested by manufacturers and developers rushing to catch up with Apple.

  • AMD to combine 64-bit x86 and ARM chip architectures in Project Skybridge

    Start64!AMD WILL UNITE 64-bit x86 and ARM architectures in its chips next year while bringing on board support for Android in a development effort dubbed "Project Skybridge".

  • Move to 64-bit Android phones accelerating, says ARM

    Start64!ARM tells CNET that the shift to 64-bit devices is taking place faster than expected. Part of the reason is that even 32-bit code runs faster on ARM's newest 64-bit chips.

  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 810, 808 with 64-bit support in tow

    Start64!While Apple is the only major mobile device manufacturer to have a 64-bit processor inside its high-end smartphones and tablets (the A7 powering the latest iPhone and iPads), its rivals will be able to join the party thanks to Qualcomm's new top-of-the-line 64-bit processors.

  • Apple Open-Sources Their 64-bit ARM LLVM Back-End

    Start64!Back in September of last year after Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S smart-phone with a 64-bit processor, they said they would ultimately open-source their 64-bit ARM compiler back-end... A half-year later, we're finally seeing this code that yields another AArch64 back-end for LLVM.

  • 64-Bit Processors Will Soon Be Common in Tablets and Smartphones

    Start64!When computer users think of the buzzword "64-bit", usually the first thing that comes to mind is the Windows operating system, which comes in two flavors; 32-bit or 64-bit. Like a computer, a smartphone or tablet also has an operating system, (usually Android OS, iOS, or Windows), and to run as 64-bit, it needs a processor that is built to do so.

  • Majority of mobile devices will be 64-bit by 2018 -- is Apple to thank?

    Start64!Apple is revolutionary through evolution. The company did not invent the tablet, but the iPad sparked the modern trend. It did not invent the touchscreen smartphone, yet the iPhone revolutionized portable computing.

  • Nvidia Tegra K1 32-bit and 64-bit Benchmarked with Antutu

    Start64!Nvidia announced their latest Tegra applications processors at CES 2014 with the Tegra K1 32-bit and 64-bit ARM SoCs, as well as Tegra K1 MVC for automotive application. The 32-bit version comes with four Cortex A15 cores up to 2.3 GHz plus a companion core, and the 64-bit version with 2 ARMv8 cores (Cortex A53?) clocked up to 3 GHz.

  • Samsung’s 64-bit processor: coming soon ‘whether you need it or not’

    Start64!Apple’s 64-bit processor debuted in the iPhone 5s last year, and was predictably ridiculed by the Android faithful, who secretly prayed to the great Google god: “Please Sir. Can we have some?”

  • Mad Dog 21/21: Will You Still Need Me When ARM's 64?

    Start64!At the end of February there was a big technology trade show, Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona. MWC attracted more than 70,000 visitors. It spanned mobile gadgets, electronic components, apps, and services--stuff for consumers, and stuff for the industry itself.

  • Samsung: We're working on 64-bit chips for this year

    Start64!BARCELONA, Spain -- Samsung likely will join the 64-bit processor club this year, but it doesn't have the technology ready just yet, CNET has learned.

  • Qualcomm 610 and 615 ARMv8 64bit ARM Cortex-A53 quad/octa core, 801 and 805/Adreno420 demos

    Start64!Qualcomm presents their latest ARM 64bit ARMv8 Snadragon 610 and 615 based on the ARM Cortex-A53 quad and octa core. These new include the Qualcomm Gobi 9X30's LTE Advanced Category 6 capability with up to 300Mbps 4G LTE modem, 3G HSPA+, CDMA, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi all in one chip. Enhanced ISP for imaging and camcorder quality and Adreno 405.

  • MWC 2014: MediaTek Introduces Own 64-Bit MT6732 LTE Chip

    Start64!Like Qualcomm and Intel, MediaTek has also pulled a 64-bit processor, called the MT6732, out of the box. As FoneArena notes, the MediaTek MT6732 is an ARM Cortex-A53 chip with Mali-T760 graphics and 4G LTE support. The processor is one the first to be based on the ARMv8 architecture and is aimed for mid-range smartphones/tablets.

  • Qualcomm Leaps Ahead of Apple, Unveils Eight-Core 64-Bit Processor for High-End Mobile Devices

    Start64!Qualcomm has made a pretty big announcement at MWC 2014 by unveiling its eight-core Snapdragon 6151 chip for mobile devices, which integrates LTE and 4K video streaming capabilities. This places the chip-maker ahead of Apple, in terms of 64-bit mobile chip developments.

  • MediaTek Launching Its 64-Bit MT6732 LTE Quad-Core Chipset at MWC 2014

    Start64!MediaTek is a chip-manufacturer that often supplies mid-range mobile devices, but the company intends to up its game, so it is looking to integrate LTE connectivity into its architecture.

  • MediaTek to Launch 64-bit Cortex-A53 Mobile Processors This Year

    Start64!Chinese chip maker MediaTek will bring to the market some of the first mobile processors out there to be based on the 64-bit Cortex-A53 from ARM, leaked info that emerged on the matter on Monday unveils.

  • BlackBerry to Launch Octa-Core 64-Bit Handsets by Next Year

    Start64!Canadian mobile phone maker BlackBerry is reportedly planning the launch of smartphones with the latest mobile processors packed inside, including a handset powered by an octa-core 64-bit CPU. Previously, the vendor said that it would focus mainly on the mid-range and entry-level segments of the market, but it seems that high-end devices haven’t been removed from its roadmap either.

  • Download WinterBoard 0.9.3915 with iOS 7/ARM64 Support

    Start64!Cydia gatekeeper Jay Freeman (Saurik) has announced on Twitter that a new version of his custom-theme jailbreak tweak is available, with support for iOS 6 and 64-bit processors. Saurik’s Tweet reads, “WinterBoard 0.9.3912 (just released) runs on iOS 7 and seems compatible with ARM64; theme artists are encouraged to report any crashes/bugs.”