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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 mfan @ 2012-09-10 06:52 from uSg% - click to readreally?
Mate Samsung is a massive company i dont think they will be fussed with losing their business. Yawn apple is not "that" special

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  • 2012-09-10 08:43
  • 9DRX

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-10 01:20 from IWP2 - click to readhow right you are my man!

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  • 2012-09-10 08:20
  • v0q8

> In reply to James Langley @ 2012-09-10 02:14 from Fv4G - click to readThe only reason they made huge leaps from the first couple is because of how far behind they weeded. Then they brought certain things up to date and had nothing else to bring. On top of that people are way more aware of the other choices out there now. Few people knew about the more innovative and smarter devices that kicked iPhones arse and existed even before it.

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  • 2012-09-10 07:55
  • jZiJ

i guess the real name of new iphone is Iphone HD, not iphone 5...

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  • 2012-09-10 07:47
  • tA$Q

Maybe to SXXX Copy Is Right...

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  • 2012-09-10 07:46
  • RDXJ

> In reply to Portable Genie @ 2012-09-10 05:03 from vFsP - click to readNot an apple fan, was just an objective opinion from someone in the telecommunications industry.

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  • 2012-09-10 06:52
  • Fv4G

Good job! I like to see Samsung dyeing under Apple's strategic.

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  • 2012-09-10 06:52
  • uSg%

Dr. Martin Lawrence Cooper of Motorola is the real inventor of modern mobile phone and it is not the Steve Jobs of Apple.

So how could possibly that Apple could invent iphone without copying others?????

I hope someone can answer that especially the Apple Fanboys.

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  • 2012-09-10 06:44
  • 2mCd

Just one simple question.
5 years ago when iphone was not launched then which mobile brand does Apple Team were using?

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  • 2012-09-10 06:22
  • PAXp

apple didn't even know what a mobile phone was just 5 yrs ago. now they act like they invented the damn thing. they cant even make a phone on their own still.

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  • 2012-09-10 05:35
  • sfQM

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-09 19:25 from PG5b - click to readala Nostradamus ha?lol

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  • 2012-09-10 05:11
  • thgf

> In reply to James Langley @ 2012-09-10 02:14 from Fv4G - click to readHahahahah~
James, You are a funny boy!
It is funny how so many apple fans think that whatever apple come up with it is the first to create it.
I am SORRY to disappoint you guys but apple is a genuine copycat. They just put 'i' in front of any technologies that are currently exists and are widely used to fool your guys as if its their own creation.
Samsung has been on the mobile phone market much longer than apple insists and during those years they have come up with lots of new creation including having mp3 player on a mobile phone device. MP3 Players were firstly introduced by a Korean company with the name "MP Man" and since then many companies have followed and added new features like photo viewer, text viewer and a digital camera.
So please learn the history of mobile technology and wake up to a real world.

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  • 2012-09-10 05:03
  • vFsP

> In reply to truth @ 2012-09-10 02:30 from PAXp - click to readtell me about it !!

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  • 2012-09-10 04:51
  • vMew

In 2010, SK Hynix had been fined 51.47 euros for illegally fixing prices over 8 memory chip maker.

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  • 2012-09-10 03:46
  • PAXp

Still the iPhone 4s processor (A5) & the upcoming iPhone 5 processor (A7).... Still made by Samsung
The screen is made by Toshiba, the memory till now is made by Samsung.
On the other hand, all components of Galaxy are made by Samsung.
What do you think?

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  • 2012-09-10 03:35
  • NquG

lol.. hahahaha..
reading these all comments seems like i am sitting in the debate competition hall. you all guys are commenting like you are gonna get real trophy and certificate. just chill down man.

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  • 2012-09-10 02:30
  • PAXp

Apple has done incredibly well over the last 6-7 years, however it is my opinion that the brand as a whole is starting to weaken. Apple were the first to combine music and phone features seamlessly into a handset, and it was a huge leap in technology for it's time. Since then, they made huge leaps in the market with the iPhone 2 and 3G and 3GS. Now though, the iPhones from the 4 onwards have seemed stale in comparison, with no real new features. It is to bee seen how well the market will take the larger screen, but I don't think it will be enough to save the brand. They seem to be doomed to mediocrity after coming out with such a great initial offerering in the forms of the iPod and iPhones. It will be sad to see them leave the market, but until they do begin innovating again, it is destined to happen. Steve Jobs was a genius, and I think, without him at the helm of apple, it is doomed.

Samsung are just biding their time, and when the Apple castle does fall, they will be ready to spring into it's place. It seems the ultra-competitiveness of the telecommunications (i.e. internet, mobile service and landlines) market is spilling over into the phone market too.

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  • 2012-09-10 02:14
  • Fv4G

The problem with Apple is that they dont really have core technology. They just acquired others to fullfill the technology needs.

Apple is more like a fashion company such as LV, DKNY, Channel, Choach, a trend setting company.

Apple spends much money on branding, marketing to make the cheap products looks expensive and consumers have to pay premium price.

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  • 2012-09-10 01:37
  • ib47

> In reply to truth @ 2012-09-09 15:58 from PAXp - click to readProfessional fight?right one company who have to defend themself ineveryway against company who is just too afraid of healty competition.

Look Sony,LG and samsung manufacture TVs too and samsung seems more successful but i dont see Sony or LG getting jealous of it and sueing them instead they try making themself better.

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  • 2012-09-10 01:20
  • IWP2

> In reply to steed @ 2012-09-09 23:01 from fqJ$ - click to readdude! seems like you've a sirious attack and defence about apple and samsung!

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  • 2012-09-10 00:29
  • t7Xk

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