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Microsoft Files For Multi Touch Movement Gestures Patent

12/03/2014, Companies do take patents very seriously, since this is one way where they can protect their intellectual property and make a handsome sum of money out of it if others were to make use of it. Having said that, we have seen Apple wanting to protect a...

Apple Loses Its Australian Appeal For ‘App Store’ Trademark

12/02/2014, Apple is a company that is well known for taking care of its intellectual property, but here is an instance where the court did not find the ruling in Apple’s favor. An Australian court decided to throw out Apple’s appeal of a prior ruling which...

New Google Glass Patent Points To Futuristic Design

12/02/2014, Google Glass, a piece of wearable technology that has definitely garnered a fair amount of interest over the past year, looks as though it is going to gain an upgrade. Of course, nothing official has been announced just yet as at press time, but it seems...

Apple Patent Intends To Protect Free-Falling iPhone

12/02/2014, Owning a spanking new smartphone is definitely one of the happier experiences in anyone’s life, this is for sure. The thing is, what are some of the measures that you would take in order to ensure that your handset does not end up scratched or even...

Apple Stares At Potential $350M Fine From iTunes Antitrust Suit

12/01/2014, The past can always come back to haunt any one of us, which makes it all the more important to actually think carefully of our actions before we actually indulge in them. Apple is right now, the company with a $700 billion market capitalization, but this...

Apple Patent Turns iDevices Into Smoke Detectors

11/20/2014, With iOS 8, Apple announced their interest in making their way into your home via the HomeKit framework. It’s an interesting move given that former Apple employee and father of the iPod Tony Fadell has made waves with his company Nest and their own home...

Apple Gets $23.6 Million Fine For Infringing Old Pager Patents

11/19/2014, Apple might be the world’s most valuable company in the world at this point in time in terms of market capitalization, where they are way ahead of Microsoft in second position and Exxon Mobil right after that. Still, being top dog does not mean that you...

Apple Patent Reveals Eco-friendly Flame Retardant Material

10/28/2014, While exploding electronics are thankfully a rare occurrence, they do happen once in a while. In fact last year we heard about an iPad exploding in a Vodafone store in Australia and earlier this year, an iPhone 5c caught on fire and burnt a schoolgirl in...

Apple Maps Could Gain Indoor Mapping Feature, According To Patent

10/16/2014, Google Maps are great if you’re trying to find your way around a city, a country, or even inside a building. Unfortunately the latter feature is one that Apple has yet to include in their Apple Maps app. Given how notoriously inaccurate Apple Maps is,...

BlackBerry Hybrid Phone Hinges Work This Way

09/26/2014, Slightly more than a week ago, we brought you word that BlackBerry could very well be working on a new hybrid device that is known as either Visa or Victoria (why did they not go with Visa or Master?). It is said that those handsets will be different...

BlackBerry “Visa” And “Victoria” Devices Rumored For 2015

09/19/2014, While BlackBerry has created many QWERTY devices over the years, it is safe to say that the BlackBerry Passport has to be one of their more unique creations to do. For those hearing about the Passport for the first time, it is an upcoming handset from...