Galaxy Note 9, 05 Feb 2018Heard that due to law suit possibilities, Intel modems may be crippled as compared to Qualcomm... moreLook this may get worse for both Apple & Intel
This is the Gsmarena story that Apple disclosed Qualcomm chips source code to Intel. https://www.gsmarena.com/qualcomm_claims_apple_shared_its_trade_secrets_with_intel_in_new_lawsuit-news-28066.php
If Intels chips uses this knowledge or incorporates it in the modem then there is patent violation against both.
Apple main come out the loser, as Qualcomm can sue
Nice cards you got there Apple. Now you can sell USD1500 iPhone with a much cheaper and lesser performance device.
This could make up for a triple profits for Apple. Since isheep will buy anything that Apple will sell to them.
Do you enjoying your fingerprint sensor capable iPhone X? Oh I forgot, you didn't have one on board since you need to face your phone screen properly to wake it up.
Oathbreaker, 05 Feb 2018Qualcomm's is still superior. Nice way to cut corners, Apple. Then sell them like they're prec... moreIf people are ready to buy beta products for $1650 why not give them a crippled functionalities? You may even find buyers defending the lack of functionalities as special features! Only Apple could pull out this magic!
Heard that due to law suit possibilities, Intel modems may be crippled as compared to Qualcomm LTE modems! Many modem related issues reported in Intel modems.