Apple Store“A report out of the Far East early Thursday claims that Apple has decided on its lineup of component suppliers for the fifth-generation iPhone and second-generation iPad — both of which will reportedly obtain baseband chips from CDMA inventor Qualcomm,” AppleInsider reports.

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“Though the latest report Thursday by Taipei’s Economic Daily News does not insinuate that the alleged Qualcomm design win will lead to a CDMA (Verizon or Sprint) iPhone, there have been other anecdotal pieces of evidence to that end, like AppleInsider’s discovery of a cryptic ‘iPhone developer guru’ job posting on the Qualcomm website in August,” AppleInsider reports. “Meanwhile, that same report also claims knowledge of over a half-dozen other iPhone 5 and iPad 2 component suppliers.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]