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Nintendo NX Patent Details Potential Modular Controller

08/17/2016, According to the rumors, the Nintendo NX is thought to be something of a modular console. Why is this? For starters it is said that the console will be more of a handheld console that has docking capabilities for those who want to play it in the living...

Another Nintendo Patent Hints At The NX’s Detachable Controllers

08/12/2016, If the rumors are to be be believed, the upcoming Nintendo NX console is said to be more of a handheld console than a traditional home console like the Wii U, PS4, or Xbox One. However there is a feature that lets users dock the console if they’d prefer...

Google Wants To Create A Drone For The Meeting Room

08/10/2016, Drones right now are largely outdoor devices, but who’s to say that they can’t be used indoors, right? Google certainly doesn’t seem to think so. In fact a recently discovered patent has revealed the company has toyed with the idea of creating a...

Samsung’s Latest Patent Looks Very Familiar

08/04/2016, Samsung has their own lineup of smartwatches that looks nothing like the Apple Watch. For a company that has in the past been accused of ripping off Apple’s designs, it’s actually nice to see Samsung grow into their own. Or at least that’s what we...

Apple Patent Envisions A Digital For iOS Devices

07/28/2016, One of the features of the Apple Watch is its digital crown. Before the Apple Watch, smartwatches were mostly interacted with by touching its screen, however the digital crown on the Apple Watch provided users with another way of interacting with their...

Apple Patent Hints At A Button-less Touch ID For The Future

07/28/2016, The physical home button has always been a point of contention amongst iPhone users as it does have the potential to wear out, which can be rather annoying and inconvenient. However if the rumors are true, 2017’s iPhone is said to be ditching the home...

Apple Patent Lets The Apple Pencil Work On The Mac’s Trackpad

07/26/2016, Over the years we’ve seen how Apple has tried to transform their Mac computers and MacBooks into pseudo-iOS devices. For example we’re starting to see more “communication” between iOS devices and Mac computers, and let’s not forget the trackpads...

Samsung Sues Huawei Over Alleged Patent Infringement

07/22/2016, Over the years, many have accused Chinese OEMs such as Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo, and so on for being copycats in terms of design and features for their smartphones. Turn back the clock maybe 5 years ago, Samsung themselves were being accused by the likes of...

Apple Patent Fuels Micro LED Rumors For 2017’s Apple Watch

06/29/2016, Last week we heard a rumor that 2017’s Apple Watch could feature the use of micro LEDs. Given that the Apple watch is the first Apple product to adopt OLEDs, the move to micro LEDs does seem like a pretty big leap. However in 2014 Apple did acquire a...

Samsung Patent Hints At Repositioned Fingerprint Sensors

06/26/2016, For now the majority of smartphone designs we’ve seen have placed the phone’s fingerprint sensor on the front where the home button is, or on the middle towards the upper middle portion of the handset. However it seems that Samsung could be exploring...

Patent Hints At Camera For The Apple Watch

06/20/2016, At the moment the majority of smartwatches do not come with a camera, and for the most part it makes sense. After all a camera on the wrist would make for some awkward photography, not to mention the size of a smartwatch means that fitting the best optics...

Apple Granted Patent That Hints At Augmented Reality Plans

06/14/2016, With all the focus being on augmented and virtual reality at the moment, it isn’t surprising to see many companies react to this trend. While it has not been officially announced by Apple, word on the street is that the Cupertino company is looking into...

Apple Patents Cat-Inspired Method To Reduce Dropped iPhone Damage

06/02/2016, Sometimes your phone can take a really hard drop and walk away relatively unscathed. Sometimes a short fall could result in your phone’s screen cracking, which goes to show how your phone is dropped will affect the kind of damage it would suffer....