Vector 48: 64-bit, Metal, and the state of the chipsets

Vector 48: 64-bit, Metal, and the state of the chipsets

Vector is a news and analysis show focusing on the biggest stories, hottest trends, and most important issues in technology, past, present, and future. On this week's show, Anand Shimpi of AnandTech joins Rene to talk about 64-bit processors, mobile GPUs, ART, Extension Pack, Swift, Metal, camera and battery technology, and more!

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EiC of iMore, EP of Mobile Nations, Apple analyst, co-host of Debug, Iterate, Vector, Review, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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Vector 48: 64-bit, Metal, and the state of the chipsets


The two best tech journos in one show. Terrific!

About those wearables ... You guys might enjoy this comment:

If I were Microsoft ... I would think about this list as a continuum: servers, services, software, screens, sensors.

Servers, both far away and in our hardware, are a done deal.
Services, as data to and from hardware, done deal.
Software, as os and apps, done.
Screens, big and small, done.
Sensors, from beacons to bumcheckers? Not done.

I would plow everything into sensory experience devices. Call it SEX. And, with a best of class, proprietary bumchecker as my driver, I'd work backwards on to screens, software, services, and servers, to recreate what users expect as UX.

Put the SEX in the UX. UX is the pie larger than the sum of all its pieces. UX is white magic. Wild gold.

(UPDATE! Search Microsoft hopes to finally topple Apple with trippy robot butterfly.)

Butterflies to Bumcheckers. Can the tail wag the dog? Why not? That's the definition of disruption.