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Apple gets some US sales bans on some Samsung phone features

It looks like Apple has finally managed to get a sales ban on some of Samsung’s phone features that infringe on Apple’s patents. However, this is effectively useless though it’s a small victory for Apple as they continue to fight Samsung in court. Apple’s ban goes over three patents: the controversial ‘slide to unlock’ patent, autocorrect and…

Samsung trying to avoid $548 million payout to Apple in last attempt to appeal the U.S. Supreme Court

Today Samsung asked the United States Supreme Court to appeal its case against Apple, says Re/code. In August the Galaxy maker said it would take its case to the Supreme Court in November. Samsung has now followed through with its promise. The appeal states that the jury did not have enough information to understand the patents, a problem that plagues…

Apple took 94% of smartphone profits last quarter

While Android has had the majority control of smartphone market share for some time now, Apple has continued to lead in the area that matters most to companies: profit. In fact, for the previous quarter, Apple took in 94% of all smartphone industry profits. That is compared to 92% of all profits in the quarter before last. Samsung was the only other…

Apple says iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus battery life unnoticeable between Samsung and TSMC chips

There’s been a lot of buzz going around about which version of the A9 chip is better, the one created by TSMC or Samsung. Apple heard you loud and clear and this is their response: Our testing and customer data show the actual battery life of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, even taking into account variable component differences, vary within just 2-3%…

iPhone 6s with TSMC chip will run cooler and offer better battery performance than Samsung’s A9 chips

There’s been a lot of buzz regarding Apple’s decision to split the manufacturing of the A9 chip inside the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Some models ship with a TSMC chip, others ship with a Samsung one. But, there’s no way to tell until you’ve got the phone, powered it up and checked for yourself. One would think both chips would offer the same…

Samsung wins A9 deal with Apple, trade secrets stolen from TSMC

According to a report by DigiTimes, TSMC’s former R&D director Liang Mong-song revealed to Samsung trade secrets that allowed them to copy TSMC’s FINFet manufacturing process. Now, both manufacturers are using this process to help Apple manufacture the A9 chip for its upcoming iPhones. We recently noted that Apple may have reportedly put the two…