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Google Patent Could Make Touchpads Of Clothes Or Objects

02/18/2016, Google is a tech company that does seem to have their fingers dipped into just about everything, where their latest patent application has been published to showcase an invention that will be able to transform just about any object or piece of clothing...

Microsoft Could Jump Aboard Modular PC Bandwagon

02/15/2016, Modularity in modern day devices are certainly something worth looking into – as it offers the flexibility of being able to move with the times without having to invest so much of your money on a new device each year. For instance, Google’s...

Apple Sued Over Haptic Feedback Technology

02/12/2016, One of the new features Apple introduced to the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6s is Force Touch/3D Touch technology, where upon pressing hard on the screen will elicit a different command/function. However it seems that one company by the name of Immersion...

Airbus Files Patents For Inflight Storage Compartments

02/11/2016, While traveling by air has gotten a whole lot more comfortable in this day and age thanks to the numerous improvements made even for economy class passengers, there are still certain aspects of a flight that are inconvenient – and one of them would...

Patent Shows How The Apple Watch Can Adjust Your Phone’s Volume

02/11/2016, The Apple Watch and iPhone at the moment feel like they are two separate devices, and to a certain extent they are. Sure, you can receive messages and emails on your watch, but they still don’t necessarily feel like a combo. However according to a...

Google Patent Points At Self-Driving Delivery Trucks

02/10/2016, Right now Google has a plan for self-driving vehicles in the form of cars, but what’s next? According to a patent discovered by Qz (via 9to5Google), it seems the next big thing Google wants to look at could be self-driving delivery trucks. These trucks...

Apple Files For Mistrial In $625 Million VirnetX Lawsuit

02/05/2016, A couple of days ago, a court ruled against Apple in a patent infringement lawsuit, in which the company suing Apple, VirnetX, won. The court ordered Apple to pay the company an eye-watering $625 million in damages, a number that was actually more than...

Samsung Smartwatch Patent Authenticates The Wearer By Their Veins

02/05/2016, Recently we reported on how our wearables these days aren’t as secure as many of us would like to think. Some brands have certainly tried to be as secure as possible, and recently it looks like a Samsung patent has been discovered that could lead to...

Apple Patent Hints At 3D Touch Home Button

02/04/2016, It has long been rumored that Apple could eventually get rid of the physical home button. The home button has existed on pretty much every iPhone out there, although to Apple’s credit they have improved upon it over the years and have made it a lot more...

Apple Ordered To Pay $625 Million Over FaceTime Patent Infringement

02/04/2016, Some of you guys might recall a company by the name of VirnetX, which for the most part has been labelled a patent troll. Now the company has gone after tech giants like Apple in the past, and at one point Apple even lost a lawsuit to them in which they...

New Apple Patent Involves Hovering Gestures

02/03/2016, To say that Apple does hold a fair number of patents does not do it justice, and today we learned of yet another patent by the company behind the wildly successful iPhone, where this patent would see the inclusion of a proximity sensor layer within the...

Nokia & Samsung’s Patent Dispute Has Officially Ended

02/01/2016, For the past few years now, Nokia and Samsung have been engaged in a patent dispute. However unlike the dispute that Samsung is having with Apple, that has yet to be resolved, the dispute between Nokia and Samsung has finally come to an end, according to...

Facebook Patent Hints At Ride Sharing Plans

01/29/2016, Facebook wants to be a lot of things. It wants to be a platform for businesses to sell products, sell ads, be a promotional platform for musicians and bands, virtual reality, live video streaming, and at one point in time, they also wanted to be...

Apple Patent Hints At Smaller Camera For Future iPhones

01/26/2016, If there is one design element that many iPhone users really dislike about Apple’s new iPhones, is that the camera lens is jutting out a bit too much. Unless you have a case, placing your iPhone on the table could potentially scratch the lens, or at...