Google announced its intention to jump from 32-bit to 64-bit in its conference for developers in June. It is expected to released its first physical product based on 64-bits (a new Nexus phone) in a few weeks. There are several advantages to using a 64-bit processor in a product: • It’s faster • It includes more “registers” (an internal fast storage location where information can be kept while it is being worked on) so the information can be processed even faster • It can manage more RAM memory, allowing for bigger, more complex software Competition is alive and... [...]