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According to the latest rumors, Samsung will become the manufacturer of the A-series chips for Apple’s gadgets in 2015, not Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company as it was reported earlier. Today’s report comes from Reuters and cites KGI Securities analyst Michael Liu, who have reportedly talked to TSMC investors, so I think we can believe it.
According to Taiwan's Business Weekly, Apple has placed a huge amount of orders for the iPhone 6. In fact, the number of handsets the guys from Cupertino are planning to sell in the first weeks after the release is nearly 68 million.
The week has nearly come to an end, that is why I've decided to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, the mass-production of both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models will start in July. This means that the release of both handsets may take place at the same time - in September.
It's Sunday today, so I've decided to make up a list of the most popular news of the past seven days. If you think you missed something interesting, take a look.
Apple CEO on Friday visited the first US-based manufacturing facility where Macs are assembled. According to what he has tweeted earlier today, Cook is proud of this factory and the fact that at least some Apple computers are manufactured in the USA.
According to the latest reports, Dutch appeals court on Tuesday upheld the injunction against the sales of several Samsung handsets in the country. The verdict bans the sales of Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy Ace and a number of other devices, which infringe on Apple patents.
According to the latest report from The Korea Times, Apple and Samsung are currently working on an agreement that would settle all their patent infringement lawsuits at once and without applying to the court. The two tech giants have begun the negotiations quite recently.
Apple and Google have decided to stop the patent war. According to the latest reports, the company from Cupertino and Google’s Motorola Mobility unit have recently agreed to end all the so-called patent battles. This, however, doesn't mean that the tech giants will start cross-licensing each other's patents.
According to the latest rumors from various sources, Apple is planning to improve the quality of music playback in iOS 8. Apart from that, the guys from Cupertino may release new versions of both In-Ear Headphones and Lightning connector.
Apple is expected to hold an "enormous" iPhone upgrade event in its retail stores. On May 8th, the guys from Cupertino will start sending emails to those users who have an older iPhone. They will be offered a discount on newer handset - iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c - if they decide to give their old one back to Apple.
As I already told you, Samsung thinks Apple has exaggerated the worth of its patents. In the ongoing trial on Monday, Samsung's damage expert Judith Chevalier said the South Korean manufacturer should pay only $38.4 million for the five allegedly infringed patents, not $2.19 billion Apple is seeking.
According to the latest rumors, Danny Boyle will become a director of the new Steve Jobs biopic. Moreover, Leonardo DiCaprio might star in the film as former Apple CEO. Looks like Sony Pictures executives know how to attract people to movies, huh?
Apple wants major game developers to release their new games exclusively for iOS. This will allow to lure many customers from the competitive platform - Android. The problem is that Google also plans to get the so-called first rights for many games.
Both tech giants promise to promote new games and their developers placing them to all kinds of ratings and lists. Now it’s up to developers to decide what company - Apple or Google - to choose.