The legal battles between Apple and Samsung have been extensive, and there’s no end in sight, but apparently it’s starting to even out behind the scenes when it comes to parts supply.
We’ve seen several celebrities and tech industry leaders like Apple’s CEOÂ Tim Cook, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and many more take the Ice Bucket ChallengeÂ to raise awareness and donations towards the diseaseÂ amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Samsung announced a metal frame Android smartphone called the Galaxy Alpha earlier this month that looks very similar to the iPhone. Popular designerÂ Martin Hajek, known for his iPhone concepts, today posted new 3D renders comparing the Galaxy Alpha with the iPhone 5s and the larger iPhone 6.
Apple and Samsung have worked together to bring the A-series processors to Apple’s mobile devices for quite some time, but it looks like that relationship is starting to crumble. More than that, Samsung is feeling the effects as the outlook for their logic chips business is reportedly not looking so good.
The Apple vs. Samsung court hearings went on for quite some time, and finally saw a judgment sent down in early May of this year. Following that, Apple sought a cross-appeal of the ruling, aiming to bring a permanent injunction of some Samsung-branded products. Now, it looks like Apple has reversed course.