“Nokia in a mid-Monday response dismissed Apple’s royalty-free offer should it define the upcoming nano-SIM card format,” Electronista reports.
“The Finnish company told IDG that it was ‘not aware’ of any Apple patents essential to its nano-SIM card,” Electronista reports. “The seemingly benign gesture was just Apple trying to ‘devalue the intellectual property of others,’ a Nokia representative claimed.”
Electronista exports, “A vote is due on the standards on Thursday. Devices using the new SIM might not show until 2013 at the earliest, as its benefits would still require ground-up design to make the most of the newly-saved space.”
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