Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Jan 2009 11:30 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems We've been able to drop the world of 32bit for a while now, with 64bit processors and support for them being prevalent in all popular, modern operating systems. However, where Mac OS X and Linux seem to make the move to 64bit rather effortlessly, Windows has more problems. Even though 32bit applications should run fine on 64bit Windows, some don't; and to make matters worse, drivers need to be 64bit, as there's no support for 32bit drivers in 64bit versions of Windows. Still, Gizmodo claims that with Windows 7, the time is right to take the plunge. But really, is it so? And why do Linux and Mac OS X seem to handle the transition so much easier?
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waste of cyberspace article
by RRepster on Thu 22nd Jan 2009 14:16 UTC
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If you "don't want to be bothered with its potential problems" then you have absolutely no business writing about 64 bit in the first place. That's sort of like writing an article about how beautiful the moon was before dawn without actually being outside to see it - you have a concept of it but no real experience.

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