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Nokia Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Apple

12/21/2016, Just when we thought the whole back and forth in legal battles of alleged patent infringements between tech companies had died down somewhat, Nokia is looking to get into the action themselves by filing a lawsuit against Apple in the US and Europe over...

Nintendo Patent Hints At Virtual Reality Plans (Again)

12/15/2016, Earlier this year it was rumored that the Nintendo Switch’s launch was pushed to 2017 because Nintendo wanted to integrate VR into it. Whether or not that is true remains to be seen, but it seems that Nintendo does have some interest in virtual reality,...

US Supreme Court Rules In Samsung’s Favor In Apple Patent Battle

12/06/2016, If you thought that the Apple VS Samsung patent war was over, you could be forgiven for thinking so. After all it has been quite a few years and things have been a bit quiet on that front. Not to mention we have also heard that both companies are still...

Patent Shows Siri Integration With iMessages

11/18/2016, One of the unique features of Google’s Allo app is that it integrates Google Assistant into the chat. This means that when chatting with friends, you can actually chat with Google Assistant to check up on certain things, make restaurant bookings, and so...

Canon Patents Viewfinder That Can Switch From Optical To Electronic

11/09/2016, One of the joys of using an electronic viewfinder (EVF) is that what you see is basically what you get. Adjustments you make to ISO and exposure are more or less reflected instantly in the EVF, so there are pretty much almost no surprises once the shutter...

Samsung Patent Gives Us A Glimpse At Their Foldable Phone

11/09/2016, If the rumors are to be believed, 2017 will be an interesting year for smartphones because apparently Samsung has plans to launch a phone that is foldable. No, we’re not talking about flip phones, but rather we’re talking about smartphones whose...

‘Find My iPhone’ Could Soon Work Even If Your Phone Is Dead

11/04/2016, Apple’s “Find my iPhone” feature is pretty handy and has probably helped many iPhone users locate their lost devices. In some instances in the past, we have heard how the feature has actually been used to help police to find stolen items, rescue...

Nintendo Patents Hint At More Potential Unannounced Switch Features

10/24/2016, Right now not much is known about the Nintendo Switch save for what it looks like. It has been speculated that console could have touchscreen functionality and a remote that will function similarly to the Wii Remote. We also know that Nintendo wants to...

Could Apple Be Looking To Remove The Lightning Port Next?

09/29/2016, Is Apple envisioning a future in which all our devices are pretty much completely port-free? With the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple has removed the headphone jack. With the 12-inch Retina MacBook, Apple has furnished the laptop with a single USB-C port, and...

Samsung Patents An S Pen That Doubles As A Speaker

09/26/2016, Samsung’s S Pen accessory for their Galaxy Note series is more or less a stylus. It doesn’t really do anything, although it has the added advantage of being more functional than a regular stylus thanks to the Galaxy Note’s software that was designed...

Could Apple’s Future iPhones Be Made From Ceramic?

09/14/2016, With the launch of the Apple Watch Series 2, Apple also introduced a new “Edition” model made from ceramic, which in the process also saw Apple discontinue its $10,000 Gold Edition model. Now we would leave it at that, but recently some have begun to...

Apple Patent Hints At Plans For Wireless Charging

09/09/2016, Over the years, Apple has appeared to be “slow” when it comes to adopting certain features and technology in their products. For example it took Apple a couple of iPhone generations before front-facing cameras were included, or before LTE was...