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Apple may have only introduced 64-bit computing to iPhones and iPads a little over a year ago, but it's already preparing for the day when legacy 32-bit code is gone for good. The Cupertino crew is now telling developers that their iOS apps must include 64-bit support from February 1st onward. W...

October 20th 2014 at 6:25pm 0 Comments
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There's a lot to look forward to in Android's next major update, but hardware nerds are focusing in one one key feature: official support for 64-bit mobile chips. It's the mobile OS' inevitable future, and chip-makers have been preparing for it for quite awhile. Now app developers can jump in, too...

October 8th 2014 at 11:38pm 0 Comments
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Looking forward to 64-bit smartphones, but not sold on Sprint's incoming budget handset? HTC has another phone for you -- an unnamed device that it claims will be the very first 8-core 64-bit smartphone on the market. HTC teased the smartphone on its Weibo page, showing a mock-up of the device's c...

August 25th 2014 at 11:25pm 0 Comments
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Looking to browse with the full weight of your 64-bit hardware? Well, if you're a Firefox and Windows user, you're going to have to look elsewhere, as Mozilla has announced it's closing the development of Firefox for the bigger computer architecture. Mozilla manager, Benjamin Smedberg outlined sev...

November 22nd 2012 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft announced months ago that the artist formerly known as Vail -- now officially known as Windows Home Server 2011 -- was dropping Drive Extender functionality. Though we were given hope that the feature might be reinstated, the release candidate of WHS2011 went out to testers today... sans...

February 4th 2011 at 7:01am 0 Comments
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Well, it's not September, but we're not going to hold an early launch of its performance-focused Snow Leopard OS against Apple. The Apple store has come back online bearing an order page for OS X version 10.6 in Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Pro... oh wait, it's just $29 as an upgrade from 10....

August 24th 2009 at 8:28am 0 Comments
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Apple's said it's taking a break from adding flashy features to OS X to focus on the foundations and stability of the system with Snow Leopard, and this latest leaked screenshot might indicate that those foundations are moving to 64 bits -- it shows System Preferences saying it needs to restart in...

December 28th 2008 at 2:14pm 0 Comments
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Looks like Wavexpress heard your complaints, adding a 64-bit version to its free NBC Olympics on the Go Windows Vista Media Center application. Personally, we'd have been checking out the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games last night, but the TVTonic developers were still cranking...

August 9th 2008 at 4:13pm 0 Comments
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Apple has released a new version of Bonjour for Windows, 1.0.4, just in case you're zero-configuration networking with any Windows PCs in the area. There's no changelog available, but this version dropped as a preview onto the ADC page last month, and apparently "includes Windows Vista support and v...

July 30th 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Calm down, first-gen Core Duo owners -- the rumors aren't true. Microsoft made some waves earlier today when Bill Laing, one of the general managers of the Windows Server division, was quoted at WinHEC saying that "Windows Server 2008 is the last 32-bit operating system (for desktops and servers) th...

May 17th 2007 at 8:23pm 0 Comments
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Valve gave gamers an early Christmas present last Thursday when they released a fully 64-bit native port of their mega-hit Half-Life 2. Steam will be able to determine if you are running Windows x64 and download the appropriate files to upgrade your installation. Techage ran the two head to head to...

December 28th 2005 at 8:00pm 0 Comments