Samsung patents mood swing phone skinsIt looks like Samsung is pulling a leaf out of Apple’s playbook by patenting generic ideas. According to reports online, Samsung has been reported to have a patent application for “a printed film layer stuck onto a smartphone case stuck onto a smartphone’s case, which aligns with images on the display and gives the impression of a seamless all-over skin.” Maybe if it wasn’t already done before, the patent application would have made sense – now it looks like no other companies will be able to come up with similar phone skin + wallpaper combos without Samsung’s permission. Oh well, it’s not like they were very popular to begin with – anybody out there with matching stickers and wallpapers on your phones?

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