One of the horrible things about being open is that anyone can change the way something looks at any time and you can’t do a damn thing about it. Now this is the Samsung Vs Google scenario. Take an example of new user interface that Samsung showed off at CES 2014 on their Galaxy Tab Pro series. According to Re/Code’s Google executives were apparently so displeased with the major changes in the tablet’s Magazine UX — which has been compared to Flipboard and Windows 8 and after the talks rumor has it that Samsung may consider dumping Magazine UX entirely in future hardware.
A source told Re/Code that the Samsung–Google relationship has gone through “a huge change, a sea change in the last few weeks.” On Sunday, the two companies announced a broad patent cross-licensing deal that will see them share key intellectual property.
Samsung has released a full statement that follows below