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Submission + - Quad-core mobile chips wasted on mobiles?

An anonymous reader writes: Dual-core smartphones have only just hit the market but mobile chipmakers Nvidia and Qualcomm are already turning their attention to quad-core chips. While it looks certain that tablets will be the first quad-core mobile devices in the market, chipmakers reckon they'll land in smartphones too. But do smartphones need quad-core chips? There's surely only so much multitasking a smartphone user can do. I'm interested to hear what smartphone apps/features/functions — if any — slashdot readers reckon quad-core chips would enable
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Quad-core mobile chips wasted on mobiles?

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