Another day, another lawsuit. Apple, Intel and HP been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit that takes issue with, among other things, the iMac and its use of Intel processors, reports “AppleInsider” (

The lawsuit was filed this week by X2Y Attenuators. The company claims Apple’s 27-inch iMac, utilizing a 3.2Ghz Intel Core i3 processor, is in violation of five patents it has registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as is HP’s TouchSmart 610 Series PC.

X2Y Attenuators ( describes itself as an “Intellectual Property Company that develops advanced passive component solutions for the electronics industry. Founded in June 1996, the company is headquartered in Nevada and has its main office in Erie, Pennsylvania.