Start64!We had heard that 64-bit processing will be finding their way into mobile devices in the future, but there did not seem much concern or a compelling need for it…that is, until Apple surprised everybody with a 64-bit processor in its new iPhone 5s this past Fall.

Immediately, the Android tech world demanded a 64-bit processor in their devices – not that a 64-bit processor would really make a difference until the ecosystem surrounding and supporting that 64-bit processor was built. However, Apple did what they do best and pulled off a great marketing ploy and millions fell into its trap…kudos to Apple.

All of the chipmakers are working on their own 64-bit processor for the Android devices, with none other than Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the largest contract chip manufacturer in the world, leading the charge. And where TSMC goes, you can be sure that others will quickly follow. Mark Liu, co-CEO of TSMC, said...