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Apple cuts back chip orders from Samsung, the war rages on

07 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple cuts back chip orders from Samsung, the war rages on - read the full textYou are all aware of the recent major US patent lawsuit involving Apple and Samsung. So far their patent quarrels had not have any impact on their component supply deal, which has Samsung provide most of the memory chips that Apple uses in its mobile device. According to Reuters and several...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-10 18:14 from TfX2 - click to readSamsung have Bada which is their own?

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  • 2012-09-10 21:16
  • 3GCn

i for imitate rather than innovate.

iphone = imitated phone
ipod = imitated pod
ipad = imitated pad

In conclusion Apple is good at imitation rather than innovation.

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  • 2012-09-10 18:31
  • ib42

> In reply to will lee wanta @ 2012-09-10 17:02 from PASA - click to readIt's a memory chip, not the processor. Therefore it doesn't really matter where you get it from, it's gonna be fast and reliable. And Apple won't put a shitty chip in their phone, that's for sure, just as no manufacturer will do this..

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  • 2012-09-10 18:18
  • ntP2

hmm...
what does apple have for them to brag?? they only have original OS. aside from that,what??
Samsung may not have their own Samsung OS (SOS? lol), but all of their parts are original, and that's what makes the phone tick, not the OS.
If the manufacturing companies are able to see that Apple cannot survive without them, that would be a lot of fun! What does Samsung have to lose? a client/competition/fraud? to me, that's all good stuff..
and it's not just Samsung that Apple's been copying. It's everybody else's work put together that they steal, add an "i" to it and claim it as their own.
innovate? that's just a word created so that professionals don't get scrutinized for copying other people's work.
Sony's or Samsung's or any other flagship can kick Apple's arse any given day. You don't need to dish out as much as an apple fanboy does just to be able to whoop their but+

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  • 2012-09-10 18:14
  • TfX2

> In reply to kimJII @ 2012-09-10 17:49 from ib42 - click to readIsn't it ironic that it's actually Samsung that has orders to pay the price of 1 billion for offending Apple? Lol do you guys not connect to reality at all, and just project your desires onto GSMArena?

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  • 2012-09-10 18:05
  • tu6%

> In reply to will lee wanta @ 2012-09-10 17:02 from PASA - click to readSamsung is truely a high tech company. They good in all areas from components to end products. They have all the core technologies such as audio, video, LCD, computer, wireless phone, memory, solid state disk, hard disk, camera, car...etc. Samsung has already overtaken Sony or even Panasonic to become the world largest electronic consumer company.

Apple has made huge mistake to offend Samsung.
Now they have to pay the price! Let's wait and see.

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  • 2012-09-10 17:49
  • ib42

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-09 19:26 from PG5b - click to readonly if they sell it for $100

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  • 2012-09-10 17:06
  • PASA

just asking,
Does samsung really produce the best quality chip?
(if it is true, damn! Watch out apple)

Are there any manufacturer apple can rely after dumping Samsung?
(If there are no other, damn! Watch out apple)

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  • 2012-09-10 17:02
  • PASA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-10 15:56 from tRgq - click to readRead what happened between Apple and Google. Note that this is by Gizmodo, who themselves have reason to dislike Apple:

http://gizmodo.com/5941817/wha...about-google

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  • 2012-09-10 16:53
  • tu6%

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-10 15:56 from tRgq - click to readso samsung did wat?

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  • 2012-09-10 16:53
  • 9I6w

It's not just Apple and Samsung who are at each
other's throats , as HTC is accusing Apple of
infringing two of its patents relating to data
transmission. These patents are critical to 4G LTE
technology, which means that the firm could win
import bans against the latest Apple Ipad and the
incoming Iphone 5.
And with apple iphone5 off the road...hahahaha.....it wil be dead this time

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  • 2012-09-10 16:41
  • 0wqU

> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-10 13:18 from t7Xh - click to readdude, here in my country few one is interested in iphone so carrier also don't offer. Here we have Blackberry, Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, LG devices in contract. Those who are highly interested purchase it online by paying 60% advance.

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  • 2012-09-10 16:04
  • PAXp

> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-10 14:03 from t7Xh - click to readIt's called "RE-INVENT" other people invention.

That's because Steve Jobs & Co. got no idea how to invent new products. So he & co copy here, copy there and RE-INVENT them.

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  • 2012-09-10 15:56
  • tRgq

> In reply to James Langley @ 2012-09-10 02:14 from Fv4G - click to readhmm... allow me to correct you
iphone is not the first mobile phone to incorporate mp3 player.
It was Siemens

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  • 2012-09-10 15:36
  • PASA

> In reply to mfan @ 2012-09-10 06:52 from uSg% - click to readit's almost impossible to kill Samsung.
Samsung is a multi-organ company. It has several divisions, and samsung electronics is one of them.
Yes apple is one of their biggest client. But losing apple will not cripple samsung.

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  • 2012-09-10 15:34
  • PASA

> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-10 08:49 from t7Xk - click to readmostly by Nokia and Sonyericsson...in the 1980's.
However, maybe you're too young to have heard brands like ATUR?

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  • 2012-09-10 15:30
  • vjqP

> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-10 08:49 from t7Xk - click to readStop being so lasy and look it up :D

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  • 2012-09-10 15:30
  • mXb5

> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-10 08:49 from t7Xk - click to readdefinitely not iphone.
if your answer is iphone, wow! you should turn your house into a temple of apple

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  • 2012-09-10 15:28
  • PASA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-10 12:09 from u7md - click to readwow! agree
Apple collect good stuffs from other company, round them up in one product, and voila! An innovation!
Put luxury dress on it, and sell them with steep price.

You know, before iphone came, i never heard of patent wars, or fanboys.
We lived in a relatively peacefull digital mobile world.
So who's the bad guy now?

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  • 2012-09-10 15:27
  • PASA

This is a business world. Why buy the cow when u can buy the milk. Investing in chip manufacturing is a waste of time and prolonged the ROI.

In contrary, buying the chips from competitors made them busy and ROI is immediate...

Apple is just a businessman company...leading Steve Job's legacy...

However, they must think of some new techniques or the whole world will abandon them one day for making trouble with other innovative Samsung Products like Galaxy Camera, Galaxy Beam and Galaxy Note 10.1

This is what we geeks want!! APPLE!! Come out with something new or we will kiss your fruit goodbye!!

It's obvious that Google is no longer tolerating these iSue activities and striking back with their new MotoSue dept.

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  • 2012-09-10 15:19
  • vjqP

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