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Nintendo Patent Reveals Crazy Controller Idea

04/24/2016, With the design and features of the upcoming Nintendo NX console still pretty much up in the air, it’s really anyone’s guess as to what the final design could look like. This has led to a lot of speculation about the console and some of its hardware...

Apple Patents MacBook With Touchscreen Keyboard

04/08/2016, Typing on a touchscreen is great for short messages, but try typing up long essays and long emails and you’ll start to miss the familiar feeling that you get from more conventional keyboards. This is why companies like Microsoft and Apple have included...

Apple’s Next Magic Mouse Could Sport Force Touch Technology

04/06/2016, With the Apple Watch, Apple introduced a feature called Force Touch which basically allowed users to call up additional functionality by pressing down harder on the screen, versus a tap or a long hold. They then brought this feature onto the MacBook and...

Samsung Could Embed Lasers In Phones To Monitor Health Vitals

03/14/2016, Right now there are fitness trackers capable of tracking your vitals such as your heart rate. However pretty much all of these trackers use a laser system to help scan for your heart rate. Some argue that it isn’t as accurate compared to other heart...

Apple Patent Hints At Liquidmetal, 3D Touch-like Home Button

03/09/2016, If there is one thing that we’re sure many iPhone users will be happy to do without, it would be the handset’s home button. This is probably one of the most used components of the phone which is why it tends to fail first which can be pretty annoying....

Facebook Could Detect Popular Slangs Before They Be So

03/08/2016, With so many users on Facebook (to the tune of 1.59 billion monthly active users), you can be sure that this is a large enough sample pool for the social network company to draw upon when it comes to detecting purchase patterns, usage patterns, and even...

Ford Patents Autonomous Vehicle Entertainment System

03/08/2016, Self-driving cars do seem to be well on their way in becoming mainstream vehicles, although there is still much more room for improvement in order to avoid accidents such as crashing into a bus. Hence, additional tests are still mandatory, but this does...

Apple Patent Describes iPhone Dual-Lens Camera Setups

03/08/2016, According to the rumors, Apple is said to be working on a version of the iPhone 7 Plus that could sport a dual-lens setup. This variant has been suggested to be a high-end version of the phone aimed at iPhone users who are more particular about camera...

iPhone Could Received Magnetically Detachable Wireless Earbuds

03/04/2016, Whispers have it that the next generation iPhone (could it be the iPhone 7, iPhone Pro, iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7s? No one really knows for sure) will come with an OLED display, an Intel-powered modem, a flat camera, stereo speakers and thinner design, or...

Sony Patents PlayStation VR Glove Controllers

02/28/2016, Wondering how you might be able to control Sony’s PlayStation VR upon its release? Right now what we have seen so far is obviously not the final product, so it still remains to be seen what the final model will look like and what kind of controllers and...

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Win Against Samsung Overturned

02/27/2016, It looks like Samsung’s pockets are about to get a whole lot heavier – to the tune of $120 million, actually, as the US Court of Appeals has overturned the 2014 verdict of a California federal court which claimed that Samsung was the guilty party...

Army Patents Bullets That Can Self-Destruct

02/24/2016, On the open battlefield where you know that it’s more or less you and your enemy, you won’t have to worry about shooting civilians. However because sometimes combat can take place in cities and towns where civilians are staying, a stray bullet can...

Google Patent Could Make Touchpads Of Clothes Or Objects

02/18/2016, Google is a tech company that does seem to have their fingers dipped into just about everything, where their latest patent application has been published to showcase an invention that will be able to transform just about any object or piece of clothing...