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Microsoft patent requires you to slap your phone to turn it off

09/16/2012, Are there moments in time when you were using your smartphone, and it goes all wonky on you that you have half a mind to just bang it on the table out of sheer frustration? The only thing that stopped you was the fact that replacing the shiny device in...

Microsoft Xbox 3D-projected games detailed

09/12/2012, Video games have certainly come a long way since they were announced to the world a few decades ago. We have definitely made the jump from standard issue controllers (which of today, look nothing like the original that had just a couple of buttons at...

Apple applies for iPad backside controls patent

09/06/2012, We do know that the PS Vita from Sony is a unique portable gaming console, considering how it comes with a control scheme that is slightly different from the rest while still maintaining a traditional gaming set up. Well, Apple might have taken an envious...

Blackberry Tablet with concealable keyboard in the pipeline?

09/05/2012, Is it conceivable that Research In Motion (RIM), the company that is behind the Blackberry brand, is working on a possible Blackberry laptop? Well, stranger things have happened in the past that was once deemed impossible (like Windows running on a Mac),...

Samsung patent suggests camera with detachable media player

09/05/2012, The portable media player can be said to be a “dead” segment, with smartphones these days more or less taking over your portable entertainment needs. I mean, why carry around two devices when a single smartphone is powerful enough to handle your music...

Google picks up face-to-unlock patent

09/04/2012, Lick your lips in anticipation, all of you fans of the Android mobile operating system. Word on the street has it that Google has just picked up a pure win of the face-to-unlock patent which is said to enable multiple users to share just one...

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...