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RIM files patent for automatic blog drafting on mobile devices

08/24/2012, With faster network speeds these days and with our smartphones and tablets becoming more than capable of replacing our laptops for certain activities, such as typing emails, quick photo edits, checking Facebook, it is no surprise that some have turned to...

Microsoft multitouch ePen patent applied

08/24/2012, Patent can be considered to be the new kind of ammunition in the war between companies, and Samsung and Apple have been a pretty good example of that so far. Well, Microsoft, the software company that has just changed their logo after 25 years, wants in...

Google patents smart glove for a touch of Minority Report

08/24/2012, I am quite sure for many of us who first watched Minority Report, we were blown away by the user interface that saw the use of a special kind of gloves that worked in tandem with the touchscreen display. Well, Google might eventually venture into this...

Apple patent reveals possible plans for an illuminated touchpad

08/16/2012, In a recently published patent, it has been revealed that Apple could be (or was) looking into the idea of illuminated touchpads. This patent could be applied to existing MacBooks or the Magic Trackpad peripheral, and it basically illuminates the touchpad...

Google files patent for microphone/speaker orientation

08/15/2012, We’re sure that this has happened to everyone at least once, whereby you have picked up your phone on the wrong end and put the microphone to your ear, and the speaker to your mouth. This can result in a pretty embarrassing situation especially if there...

Apple patent reveals plans for in-cell display-like technology

08/14/2012, Back in April, there were rumors that suggested that Apple could be taking a look at in-cell display technology and use it in their next-gen iPhone’s display. This technology basically integrates touch-sensing circuitry with display circuitry, thus...

Samsung wants to patent safe taxi services

08/09/2012, The level of service one experiences in terms of flagging a taxi or making a booking varies from one country to another, as there are different cultures to consider, not to mention whether being a cabbie allows one to earn enough to feed one’s...

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...