Uriah Heep never had it so good. All this patent wrangling that Apple are involved in—especially with Samsung—is all rather tedious. To me it smacks of corporate ambulance chasing, and we all know what ambulance chasing has done to raise costs and fill the pockets of lawyers.
Now, it seems that the “critical business partners” are thick as thieves when it comes to behind-the-scenes joint ventures. According to 9to5mac, Samsung is said to be ramping up production of the Apple-designed quad-core A6 chips:
In the meantime, Samsung and Apple are hard at it trying to prevent the of their respective products in a number of markets around the world. This probably isn’t good news for the consumer, but then the lawyers are not known for consumer care.