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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...

Apple Patent Hints At Swappable Nibs For The Apple Pencil

05/03/2016, The nibs on the Apple Pencil can be replaced should they be broken. However they are all of the same shape and size and they are essentially just replacement parts, but it a recently discovered patent filed by Apple a while ago could indicate what the...

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...