Apple (AAPL -0.2%) roundup: 1) An unnamed Samsung official has denied a report claiming his...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL -0.2%) roundup: 1) An unnamed Samsung official has denied a report claiming his company has hiked the price it charges for producing Apple's app processors by ~20%. 2) Gene Munster estimates the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini currently sport component margins of 69% and 43%. Apple's soft FQ1 margin guidance last month raised eyebrows. 3) A Cowen survey of U.S. adults found 12% claiming they plan to buy an iPad Mini; 52% of those respondents said they've never owned a tablet before.