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Apple Wants To Serve Users Ads For Products They Can Afford

07/16/2015, How often have you come across an ad for a product that you cannot afford? For example say you’re searching for cameras and your intention is to buy a camera under $300, but instead you come across ads for cameras such as Leicas or high-end DSLRs which...

Samsung Explores Possibility Of Invisible Buttons

07/10/2015, When it comes to patents, companies would love to have as many as possible – after all, you can never tell just how useful they can become in the future, taking into consideration how innovation from different companies might require them to make...

Future iPhones Could Unlock By Taking A Selfie

07/07/2015, As it stands, Apple relies on Touch ID for security for its iOS devices which uses your fingerprints to unlock your phone or tablet. However it also seems that Apple might be exploring the idea of you using your face to unlock your phone. In a patent...

Apple Looking Into How To Make Its Logos More Functional

07/02/2015, The logo on your MacBook, iMac, iPad, and iPhone are there to tell the world you own an Apple product, but other than branding, they don’t serve much purpose. However a recently discovered patent by the folks at AppleInsider have revealed that the...

Apple Patent Lets You Shake Hands To Transfer Files

06/30/2015, Sending files to someone else is pretty straightforward. You can choose to send it via messenger apps such as WhatsApp where you can attach a photo or video. You can also choose to share it via cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, or attach it in an...

Future Apple Watches Could Prevent Repetitive Stress Injury

06/26/2015, It is not secret that sitting in front of your computer all day and typing away on the keyboard is bad for your health as it could potentially lead to repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel. Well Apple might have a way to help prevent that, or...

Apple Patents Could Help You Locate Friends More Accurately

06/25/2015, Do you think that by virtue of being more connected in this day and age, it would also result in us being easier to be found or kept track of? I would like to think so, and perhaps this bit of information might also sway you in the general direction....

LG Looks Into Bezel-Less Handset As Well

06/24/2015, It was earlier this month that word got around as to how Apple has plans for a new smartphone down the road which will see even less of a bezel – or eliminate it altogether if possible, in order to keep up with a similar trend that we see on TV...

Apple Could Ditch Plastic Antenna Breaks In Future iPhones

06/21/2015, The iPhone 6 is a beautifully designed phone but if there is one feature that many seem to dislike, it would be the use of the plastic breaks around the phone which helps the phone send/receive signals, no thanks to the use of aluminum that can sometimes...

Apple Patent Describes Touch Panels That Can Sense Hover Gestures

06/18/2015, At the moment Apple’s latest touchscreen technology comes in the form of Force Touch. This involves the user pressing down on the touchscreen a bit more forcefully in order to call up certain menus or functions that are not normally displayed. It’s an...

Amazon Wants To Unlock Your Phone Based On The Shape Of Your Ear

06/15/2015, There are many different ways that one could unlock their phone. You could unlock it using a passcode, fingerprint scanning, iris scanning, pattern unlock, facial scanning, or you could opt for no password at all. However Amazon could be thinking of a new...

Apple Patent Will Help Enhance Your Selfies And Those Of Others

06/11/2015, Because we all look different and have different complexions and also different preferences when it comes to camera settings, sometimes there really is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to taking photos. Someone more prefer their photos...

Samsung Patents Stylus That Can Be Ejected Via Your Voice

06/04/2015, The S Pen feature on the Samsung Galaxy Note series is an amazing idea. It lets users create handwritten notes, draw, and interact with the device in more ways than one. However at the same time we can’t blame you if you’re a little worried that one...