>HDMI is HDMI
Wait, do you mean 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.2a, 1.3, 1.3a, 1.3b, or 1.4 HDMI? and type A, B, C, D, or E? Standard HDMI cable? Standard with Ethernet? Automotive? High Speed? High Speed with Ethernet?
It looks like Apple was already threatening to take their ball and go home anyways with regards to Samsung's memory chips: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-06-28/hardware/29712304_1_galaxy-products-ipad-samsung-electronics
Do not simplify the design of a program if a way can be found to make it complex and wonderful.