As Apple-Samsung Relationship Deteriorates, Apple Switches Parts Supplier Starting with the A7 Chip

Apple A6 ChipAlthough Apple designs and markets iOS devices, they don’t take part in the actual production. The parts come from various semiconductor companies in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea mostly. They are then assembled into the finished product by Foxconn, a Taiwanese firm, in their China plant. Samsung is one of the major suppliers of iOS device parts, they produce the flash memory chips, the working memory chips and the main processors like the A6 on the iPhone 5 and A6X with Retina display on the iPad. As the Apple-Samsung relationship continues break down the companies face a set of problems. Read More

Samsung’s All New Anti-Apple Ad – “It Doesn’t Take A Genius”

Samsung is now playing it smart. Not exactly sure, how smart it is, but sure. They will be releasing a paper ad tomorrow on all major publications that will say “It Doesn’t Take A Genius”. The ad will compare the iPhone 5 with the Samsung Galaxy S III in terms of all features and design. The ad also says that “The Next Big Thing Is Already Here”. Read More

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Just $199

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There were reports a few days back that mentioned that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus would not be released till December. Before that we heard it was going to be released in November. The phone is not going to be out in November, so you’re going to have to wait a little longer. The good news is that when it is launched, you’ll probably be able to pick it up from Verizon with a two year contract for just $199.

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Apple Won’t Have to Give Samsung A Sneak Peek of iPhone 5 and iPad 3

apple vs samsungApple and Samsung are working hard to fight their ongoing court-case over each other’s patent infringement, but when Samsung asked Apple to show it the unannounced iPhone 5 and iPad 3, everyone was shocked. FOSS Patents have looked deeply into the case, and have come to the conclusion, Apple wasn’t obligated to show Samsung its unannounced products, but Samsung will have to provide several of their products to Apple’s legal team. Read More