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Apple's M7 coprocessor once was lost, now is found

A detailed investigation by Chipworks has located the iPhone 5s's new coprocessor, which Apple has dubbed the M7. But what's the real provenance of the chip?

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Why did Apple go 64-bit? One iOS, to rule them all

Apple didn't need to put a 64-bit chip in the iPhone 5s. So why did it? Perhaps to pave the way for more powerful iPhones, iPads, and even Macs down the road.