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Samsung patent reveals plans for a perfume emitting mobile phone

08/09/2012, The thing we love about patents is that sometimes the ideas that have been patented are a bit out there, and while they may not necessarily be realized, it’s still interesting to see what some of these companies and their engineers have thought up....

Apple now asking court to punish Samsung for serious misconduct

08/02/2012, Following the stream of updates from the Apple versus Samsung dispute in court that recently included Samsung’s bold move to release an evidence to the press that could prove once and for all that the South Korean tech giant didn’t copy...

Microsoft calls for time out with Motorola

07/31/2012, The Samsung and Apple lawsuit is currently ongoing in US courts, and you can be pretty sure that the US is not short of corporate courtroom drama, with patents being the new form of ammunition for huge companies. According to Microsoft, they are looking...

Apple picks up patents for Wild 3D Gesturing

07/31/2012, The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) must be pretty chummy with the folks over at Apple – even if just for a day, after the former had officially published a series of twenty-two newly granted patents for the Cupertino-based company. There is...

Apple given patent for predictive text input user interface

07/31/2012, Apple was granted yet another armament in their massive arsenal of U.S. patents, where the graphical user interface that currently sees action in iOS will have its “hit region” which is roughly the size of a virtual keyboard’s buttons,...

Android and Chrome to feature radial-style menus?

07/31/2012, It looks like Apple isn’t the only one looking into using radial menus on its mobile operating system. According to reports online, a recently revealed patent shows that Google is considering implementing radial-style menus to Chrome and Android in the...

HTC withdraws a critical patent in their ITC complaint again Apple

07/31/2012, As some of you guys are aware by now, the Apple and Samsung lawsuit has officially kicked off with jury selection, but there are still other legal battles going on, such as the one with HTC. However it has been reported that HTC has since withdrawn a...

Microsoft sees gold in finger twitches

07/30/2012, We have certainly seen how technology has come a long way in helping change the way we interact with devices. Take the mobile phone for example – what was originally a small display with alphanumeric, physical keys have translated to a full...

iPhone to end up as a game controller?

07/26/2012, It is safe to say that Apple has managed to turn the iPhone into a unique portable gaming machine, and the latest patent would usher the possibility of your humble iPhone to be more than just a portable gaming machine. Rather, this patent would mean your...