When he's not borrowing CrackBerry Kevin's personal handset to snap quick pics and give Android Cassey conniptions, Google CEO Eric Schmidt is responding to reporters about his role as a member of Apple's Board of Directors in light of Google entering the operating system space -- again:

"I'll talk to the Apple people. At the moment, there's no issue,"

Since Google Chrome OS is little more than announce-ware at this point, that may be true, but it's hardly a tenable situation going forward. What this will mean to Apple/Google relations is unknown. Though right now the iPhone clearly benefits from Google data pipes, especially in the Maps app, how much do they benefit from Schmidt being on the board?

Our guess? Schmidt was using that BlackBerry camera to zoom on the unlicensed Mercedes -- and glaring Steve Jobs, that's been shadowing him since Tuesday...