U.S.-based Micron could become a major supplier of memory chips to Apple when it completes the purchase of Japan-based Elpida.
Micron may become a major supplier of memory chips to Apple if it completes the purchase of Japan-based Elpida, the third-largest memory chip manufacturer.
The latest Samsung flagship handset scored five out of 10 on iFixit's repairability scale, though it earned praise for a battery that's "incredibly easy to remove and replace."
Micron Technology is a very big chipmaker that's closer to Apple than it ever has been.
Micron, one of the last holdouts, settles over DRAM memory patents. The deal includes Elpida, a major supplier to Apple.
The tablet received a score of 2 out of 10 from iFixit, putting it just head of Microsoft's Surface 2, which received a 1 out of 10.
The new 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina models have a lot going for them, but repairability isn't one of them.
Idaho-based Micron Technology immediately becomes one of the largest suppliers of mobile memory for popular products like the iPad and iPhone.
iFixit's teardown of the 2013 Nexus 7 uncovers the hardware that supports wireless charging -- the first time the repair site has seen this on a tablet.
The settlement marks the fifth lawsuit resolved in recent months by the controversial patent holding company, which claims control of more than 40,000 intellectual-property assets.