» What’s good for the goose

Is good for the parts supplier that’s part of a giant conglomerate that has its hands in everything from phones to toaster phones to, I don’t know, uranium? They probably mine uranium.

“Samsung Electronics recently asked Apple for a significant price raise in the mobile processor known as application processor,” the person was quoted as saying in the report. “Apple first disapproved it, but finding no replacement supplier, it accepted the increase.”

Jim Dalrymple calls this “Samsung’s dick move” but if Samsung can negotiate a better deal for themselves, they should. We’ve lauded Apple’s ability to manage its suppliers for years. It’s up to them to keep up the magic.