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Apple Patent Could Hint At Possible iWatch Features

07/22/2014, We have been hearing a ton of rumors regarding Apple’s iWatch. Many believe the device to be real, while some are understandably skeptical, especially since the whole “seeing is believing” mantra makes a pretty compelling argument. That being said,...

Microsoft Patent Reveals Additional Plans For Augmented Reality

07/20/2014, Could Microsoft be working on an augmented reality pair of smart glasses? Well based an earlier Microsoft patent, it would seem to suggest that is the case, although a newly published patent from Microsoft which was filed for back in January 2014 seems to...

Apple Patent Describes Using Behavioral Habits To Enhance Security

07/18/2014, The way we all use our phones differs from user to user. For example some of us like to constantly kill off all running apps every hour, some of us like to keep Bluetooth enabled, and the way we type things and send messages will also differ from user to...

OEMs Could Seek Free Alternatives To Microsoft’s Android Patents

07/13/2014, It is no secret that there are a good many Android OEMs who pays Microsoft a fair amount of money to license patents that go towards building their Android devices. For example companies such as HTC, Samsung, ZTE, and Huawei (just to name a few) have been...

Apple Patents Method For Creating An All-Glass Device

07/08/2014, We’ve all seen how in sci-fi movies, their phones and tablets are usually made entirely from glass, or at least what looks like glass. It’s a pretty cool design and effect, although this is something that has yet to happen to most smartphone/tablets...

Microsoft And Canon Enter Into Patent Agreement With Each Other

07/03/2014, Companies enter into patent agreements from time to time. After all sometimes it is necessary that you use another company’s technology, and unless you want to be hit with a lawsuit and have your products banned from being sold, entering into a...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Patent Depicts Lock Screen (Rumor)

07/01/2014, Samsung happens to be a company that holds a large number of smartphone patents, and it seems that you can add what you see above to their “collection”. Apparently, the image that is shown above happens to be a German patent that has been awarded to...

Lenovo Files For New Glass-Like Device Patent

06/24/2014, While Google Glass has just gone international yesterday, this does not mean that the technology giant has a monopoly when it comes to wearable viewing devices. Other companies, too, would want in on a piece of the action, computer manufacturer Lenovo...

Samsung Found To Have The Largest Smartphone Related Patents

06/24/2014, Patents are important to companies because this helps protect them from intellectual property thieves who might otherwise try to steal their ideas and/or designs and pass it off as their own. It can also serve as an alternate revenue stream, like how...

Apple Files Patents For Interconnected Sensor System

06/19/2014, When it comes to patents, Apple happens to be one of the companies that are extremely active in filing and amassing them, which include a potential weightlifting tracker in the upcoming rumored iWatch, or a smart cover with integrated LEDs. It seems that...

Apple Patent Describes Smart Cover With Built-in LEDs

06/12/2014, Apple’s iPad Smart Cover has always been a pretty minimalistic and simple affair. It’s essentially a cover with magnets that helps protect your iPad’s screen, turns it on/off when open/closed. That’s pretty much all it does so if you were after...

Apple Patent Hints At Potential Use For iWatch

06/10/2014, Apple is rumored to launch the iWatch in October and we guess based on the name itself, it seems that the device will be a watch-like gadget which will most likely be worn on the wrist. However could there be other uses to the iWatch apart from being a...