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Apple looks at $2.52 billion payout from Samsung

07/24/2012, According to Apple Inc., they are entitled to approximately $2.525 billion of damages in its court battle against South Korean conglomerate, Samsung Electronics Co., concerning numerous patents that see action in the kind of technology that our modern day...

Mojang sued due to user controls

07/23/2012, Minecraft creator Mojang has been taken to court after being sued due to the user controls that see action in the block building and survival game. The recriminations could be huge, considering how popular the title is ever since it was launched. To put...

U.S. appeals court upholds Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales ban

07/20/2012, Samsung has just been dealt a blow by the U.S. appeals court, as the South Korean company’s efforts to overturn a preliminary injunction which was issued last month against sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet amounted to naught – leaving Apple...

RIM files for emotion-detecting patent, sounds intriguing

07/20/2012, Due to text messages merely being text, sometimes our emotions are not conveyed or are misread. Some might take typing all in caps to be shouting and angry, while the person who sent it might have simply been too lazy to disable the caps lock. That being...

RIM receives logic based text prediction patent

07/17/2012, RIM and their collection of Blackberry smartphones have not exactly been doing too well in the past few years, and I suppose that they and Nokia can be pretty cozy bedfellows together. Well, RIM is not going just throw in the towel like that, and they do...

U.S. Judge rejects redaction requests filed by Apple and Samsung

07/17/2012, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has rejected requests made by tech giants Apple and Samsung to keep some of the documents confidential and out of public view as they push through with the patent wars. Earlier today, Judge Koh issued the order saying,...

Google perform evasive maneuvers to avoid US smartphone import ban

07/17/2012, Right, Google might be flying high at the moment with their Android operating system across mobile devices such as the tablet and smartphone, but that does not mean they are invincible. No sir, Google’s unit Motorola Mobility is making the relevant...

Toshiba awarded patent for a laptop with built-in stylus

07/11/2012, If you’re wondering what Toshiba has up its sleeve when Windows 8 drops later this year, the answer could be in some recently granted patents. According to the folks at Patent Bolt, Toshiba has some designs for a laptop that features cellular...

Microsoft high-performance touchscreen technology patent filed

07/05/2012, A few months ago we wrote about Microsoft’s high-performance touchscreen technology which managed to reduce the delay that users experience when using a touchscreen. While we got to see an impressive demonstration video, it wasn’t really...

Apple working on its own smart glasses?

07/05/2012, Apple publishes tons of patent requests each and every year in order to prepare for whatever it may encounter in the future of technology, but this one has caught our attention. The patent is described as “Peripheral treatment for head-mounted...

Apple gets patent for water-damage detection

07/05/2012, Apple, considered by a few critics as the patent troll, has recently been awarded with a patent that can reportedly detect water damage in a device.”Water exposure is among major reasons that may cause significant malfunction of devices, such as...

Dual-mode wireless, wired iPhone headset patent filed by Apple

07/05/2012, It looks like Apple might have some exciting new headsets in the works. According to the folks over at AppleInsider, Apple has filed for a patent on an iPhone Bluetooth headset. What makes it stand out from other Bluetooth headsets is its ability to...

Sony patent aims to keep you entertained while you exercise

07/05/2012, It goes without saying that having the right kind of motivation when you exercise can push you further than you could ever imagine. This is where music plays a very important role whenever you do sweat a whole lot at the gym or around your neighborhood...

HTC smartphones did not infringe Apple patents, U.K. Judge ruled

07/04/2012, The Apple versus HTC war started way back in 2010, with the Cupertino-based tech giant filing its first ITC complaint against the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer. It was widely known as the first ever lawsuit filed against an Android device...