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Boeing’s Patent Will Charge Drones In Mid-Air

06/04/2015, Kind of like smartphones, drones at the moment are still relatively new which also means that battery life on these devices aren’t particularly great either. We’re sure that over time, drone makers will figure out a way to create and embed better and...

Apple Has Plans To Do Away With Spoofing And Phishing Attacks

06/04/2015, For those who might be a bit careless or not particularly tech savvy, you could leave yourself open to phishing attacks. More often than not, there are emails being sent to unsuspecting users asking them to reset their bank password, but these emails...

Apple Encourages Earphone Sharing With Individual Audio Profiles

06/02/2015, Sharing earphones can be a bit gross if the other person has not bothered to clean their ear properly, but working on the presumption that everyone does practice basic hygiene, Apple has a patent that seems to encourage the sharing of earphones, so much...

Samsung Patent Transforms Android Phone Into Windows Laptop

05/26/2015, Having a hybrid device in theory sounds like a good idea. After all it does seem to be very convenient to have a laptop with a detachable screen that doubles up as a tablet, that way users have more freedom in their movements and they won’t have to buy...

Microsoft Patent Will Stop People From Looking Over Your Shoulder

05/24/2015, Don’t you hate it that when you’re out in public using your phone or laptop that you have strangers looking over to see what you’re doing? There are some screen protectors out there that helps prevent people from looking over your shoulder but those...

Google Patent Targets Childrens’ Toys

05/22/2015, Google has filed a patent recently that leads to the speculation that some time down the road, there will be mechanical toys. These unique toys will feature built-in microphones that will be working all the time, trying to listen for spoken cues. Google...

Samsung Patents Wearable Robot Suit

05/20/2015, Could it be that one day in the future, wearing robotic suits in the military or just going about our everyday lives could become commonplace? Perhaps, and it looks like Samsung wants to help build that future. According to a patent discovered by Patently...

Samsung Need Not Pay $930 Fine In Apple Patent Case

05/18/2015, It looks like the folks over at Samsung have received some sort of reprieve, especially after word has gotten out that Samsung is no longer liable to fork out all $930 million in damages which Apple was awarded three years ago (from a $3 billion ask), at...

Apple Wants Your iPhone’s Home Button To Do So Much More

05/14/2015, There are many who are probably still questioning Apple’s decision to keep using a physical home button, especially since there are plenty of smartphones out there that now use soft keys in its place. Unfortunately it seems that if you were hoping Apple...

Google To Launch Portal For Patent Sales

04/27/2015, Google is no stranger when it comes to patents, but it looks as though they are interested in doing more than the status quo. In fact, the technology company with search and advertising as its bread and butter, has taken the bold move to launch a new...

Eye-Tracking Feature Could Arrive For The Next-Gen Google Glass

04/14/2015, As some of you guys might have heard, Google announced a couple of months ago that they would be redesigning Google Glass from scratch, with Nest’s Tony Fadell leading the team. It is unclear as to how different the next-gen Google Glass will be from...

Google Wants To Put An End To Spoilers On Social Media

04/08/2015, There are some shows such as Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, and Game of Thrones which have been integrated into pop culture so much that your entire Facebook News Feed is flooded by posts regarding those shows every time an episode airs. If you’ve seen...

Thomas Franklin’s 9/11 Image Top $1 Million In Revenues

04/08/2015, A picture speaks a thousand words, and if there was one iconic image that would have been embedded deep within the consciousness of the American people, it would be Thomas Franklin’s 9/11 photograph (as seen above) which has, to date, crossed the $1...