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Apple receives patent for wedge-shaped ultrabook design

06/07/2012, Adding to the series of patent wars here and there, Apple, dubbed by some as the “patent troll”, has received another patent, this time for the MacBook Air’s teardrop wedge-shaped design. Apple’s new U.S. patent, D661,296, was...

Apple develops new fault monitoring battery

05/31/2012, Just today, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple which showed off a new fault monitoring battery system. According to Apple, the fault-monitoring mechanism is capable of generating an alert and/or disable use of a...

Lenovo removable handgrip keyboards for tablets in the pipeline?

05/28/2012, Innovation should be the lifeblood of any company, and so it makes perfect sense for organizations such as Lenovo to come up with something interesting such as this particular removable handgrip keyboard that will be attached to a tablet. Of course, while...

Apple Patent Shows Off Safari 3D

05/25/2012, A few patent applications filed by Apple were discovered by the folks over at PatentlyApple and they apparently show a 3D version of the Apple web browser Safari that will allegedly allow its users to stack bookmarks, emails, docs and applications in 3D...

Sony PS4 might freeze games while displaying ads

05/25/2012, I remember back in the day when there were just a few channels on TV – wasn’t that the life back then? I do find it strange today that with so many channels to choose from, many of us think that there is nothing good to watch at all, spoilt...

Samsung applies patent for speech-recognizing robot

05/24/2012, Apple has their Siri, and Samsung now has the S Voice, but does the South Korean conglomerate intend to stop there where voice recognition technology is concerned? Apparently not, as it seems as though Samsung has recently filed a patent application for a...

Samsung Accuses Apple of Withholding Evidence

05/24/2012, Just yesterday, we reported a story about how an unnamed source allegedly told the Korea Times that absolutely nothing had been agreed upon during the court-appointed mediated talks between both the CEOs of Samsung and Apple respectively. Now however, we...

Patent reveals that Apple had plans for a stylus

05/24/2012, We’re sure that many of you guys are probably aware of Apple’s stance regarding the stylus, which for those unfamiliar is a no-no. This is why we have to admit that we were pretty surprised when a patent was discovered that was filed by Apple that...

Google glasses receive more patents

05/22/2012, When you have a spanking new invention, there is one thing that you definitely need to make sure you do – file a patent for it. After all, you can never quite tell just when your invention is going to be lusted after by millions of people worldwide,...

Apple and Samsung Begin Court-Appointed Mediation Today

05/21/2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Choi Gee-Sung will take part in court-appointed mediation between the two companies that will take place today and tomorrow. The purpose for their out-of-court discussion is to iron out disputes about legal battles...

Apple patent suggests multi point camera focus system

05/21/2012, Unlike DSLR cameras and some digital cameras with multi autofocus points, our smartphones usually come with a single autofocus point that we tap on the screen in order to focus at that particular area. Interestingly it seems that Apple has thought about...

Future Asus notebooks might get integrated projectors

05/21/2012, Asus recently filed a patent for a notebook that will feature an integrated projector, which does bring back memories of smartphones as well as digital cameras that featured built-in projectors themselves. Those devices did not really do too well in the...