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Nintendo’s Sleep Monitor Potentially Revealed In Patent

07/26/2015, Nintendo is primarily known as a gaming company, although in recent times it has been revealed that the company is thinking about diversifying, so much so that earlier this year it was revealed that Nintendo had plans to enter the health industry with a...

Google Fights Patent Trolls By Giving Away Some Patents

07/24/2015, In the past we have seen how patent trolls sue companies over very vague patents that they own. Sometimes they’re successful, sometimes they’re not, but the idea is to try and force companies into coming up with a settlement agreement to avoid further...

Apple Patents A TV Remote Control With Touch ID

07/23/2015, Remote controls aren’t really something we think about much or a device that needs improvement. We use it to change channels, adjust volume, turn lights on/off, adjust our air-conditioners/heaters, and so on. Basically it’s something we use once or...

Samsung Patent Could Put Touch Controls On The Back Of Smartphones

07/20/2015, One of the nifty features of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy S6 Edge is that it allows for users to interact with the device in a different way by touching the edges of the phone. This allows for new menus, new controls, and new ways for...

Apple Wants To Serve Users Ads For Products They Can Afford

07/16/2015, How often have you come across an ad for a product that you cannot afford? For example say you’re searching for cameras and your intention is to buy a camera under $300, but instead you come across ads for cameras such as Leicas or high-end DSLRs which...

Samsung Explores Possibility Of Invisible Buttons

07/10/2015, When it comes to patents, companies would love to have as many as possible – after all, you can never tell just how useful they can become in the future, taking into consideration how innovation from different companies might require them to make...

Future iPhones Could Unlock By Taking A Selfie

07/07/2015, As it stands, Apple relies on Touch ID for security for its iOS devices which uses your fingerprints to unlock your phone or tablet. However it also seems that Apple might be exploring the idea of you using your face to unlock your phone. In a patent...

Apple Looking Into How To Make Its Logos More Functional

07/02/2015, The logo on your MacBook, iMac, iPad, and iPhone are there to tell the world you own an Apple product, but other than branding, they don’t serve much purpose. However a recently discovered patent by the folks at AppleInsider have revealed that the...

Apple Patent Lets You Shake Hands To Transfer Files

06/30/2015, Sending files to someone else is pretty straightforward. You can choose to send it via messenger apps such as WhatsApp where you can attach a photo or video. You can also choose to share it via cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, or attach it in an...

Future Apple Watches Could Prevent Repetitive Stress Injury

06/26/2015, It is not secret that sitting in front of your computer all day and typing away on the keyboard is bad for your health as it could potentially lead to repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel. Well Apple might have a way to help prevent that, or...

Apple Patents Could Help You Locate Friends More Accurately

06/25/2015, Do you think that by virtue of being more connected in this day and age, it would also result in us being easier to be found or kept track of? I would like to think so, and perhaps this bit of information might also sway you in the general direction....

LG Looks Into Bezel-Less Handset As Well

06/24/2015, It was earlier this month that word got around as to how Apple has plans for a new smartphone down the road which will see even less of a bezel – or eliminate it altogether if possible, in order to keep up with a similar trend that we see on TV...

Apple Could Ditch Plastic Antenna Breaks In Future iPhones

06/21/2015, The iPhone 6 is a beautifully designed phone but if there is one feature that many seem to dislike, it would be the use of the plastic breaks around the phone which helps the phone send/receive signals, no thanks to the use of aluminum that can sometimes...