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re: Arms race in app processors drives mobile chip market
goafrit   4/20/2012 5:19:25 PM
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It is amazing how BlackBerry and Apple have created a new growth industry. I think this industry has a lot of upward momentum despite obvious sign of commoditization coming in coming years.

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re: Arms race in app processors drives mobile chip market
KB3001   4/20/2012 7:03:44 PM
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Yes, we are nowhere near the peak of the mobile/smartphone market.

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re: Arms race in app processors drives mobile chip market
Youself   4/23/2012 8:53:38 PM
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Apple rolls their own, so that's a huge swath of the market not available to independent AP vendors. Which I think hurts Apple in the long run as they may not be looking and using the best available, but only that which internal folks can muster. Overall there will be a tremendous need to upgrade processor speeds/feeds/power as all kinds of new sensor networks and applications will require lots of efficient compute that current APs could not hope to handle.



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