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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....

Samsung Patent Hints At Galaxy X’s Design

05/31/2016, We have been hearing for years that Samsung has plans to bring a phone with a foldable display to the market, but so far nothing has materialized. However a more recent rumor has suggested that the phone will be called the Galaxy X and that it could debut...

Apple Patents A MacBook With Cellular Capabilities

05/25/2016, In order to connect to the internet, laptops require either a WiFi or a cabled connection, but sometimes cables aren’t so readily available, and sometimes the WiFi isn’t particularly stable or fast, which means that the next best thing would be to use...

Samsung Patent Lets Users Draw On An Edge Display With An S Pen

05/20/2016, The side displays on Samsung’s series of Edge handsets are useful because they can contain icons and shortcuts that could be kept separate from the main screen, thus not getting in your way. It also provides access to controls to adjust volume and...

Fancy Getting Stuck To A Google Car?

05/20/2016, There is nothing nice about being hit by a car, that is for sure, although there has been airbags for pedestrians in cars for quite some time already to minimize such an impact. Google’s autonomous vehicles look like they are going to take a very...

Apple Patent Lends Support To Rumors Of A Buttonless Touch ID

05/17/2016, According to recent rumors, it has been hinted that 2017’s iPhone will be quite a device to behold. It is expected to sport an edgeless display, an all-glass enclosure, and there will be no home button. Instead it is all expected to en encased in glass...

Apple Patent Turns Your iPhone Into A Laser Tag Gun

05/10/2016, More often than not, the patents we’ve seen from Apple so far show the different ways that the Cupertino company plans to make your iPhone an invaluable tool in your daily life. However it isn’t always business at Apple because according to a recently...