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Olympus Patent Hints At Google Glass-like Wearable Tech

06/08/2014, When it comes to smart glasses like Google Glass, we’ve seen patent efforts from the likes of Samsung, but it seems that camera manufacturers like Olympus could be interested in entering into the fray as well. This is according to a patent from Olympus...

Amazon Patents Basic Photography Technique?

05/30/2014, Now here is a question for the ages – has Amazon overstepped the unspoken line by patenting what many deem to be one of the most basic photography set-ups? I am referring to the patent that was discovered earlier this May by the DIY Photography blog...

Samsung Patent Hints At New Smartwatch Design

05/25/2014, We have heard the rumors that Samsung could be gearing up to launch a standalone smartwatch this summer. By creating a standalone smartwatch, it means that wearers will not have to worry about smartphone compatibility, which is one of the disadvantages of...

Apple Patent Integrates Solar Panels In Touchscreen Display

05/20/2014, We have heard various rumors regarding the iWatch. Some have suggested that the device could feature a flexible display, while some rumors claim that the device will allow for solar and kinetic charging, thus making it a breeze to charge, as opposed to...

Clue To Microsoft’s Smartwatch Looks

05/11/2014, The world of consumer electronics has its fair share of trends, too, this I will not deny. In the early years, we have seen how notebooks have become slimmer and smaller in size, while the short-lived netbook niche also kicked off a different trend. For a...

Patent Reveals Microsoft’s Plans For A Smartwatch

05/06/2014, With companies such as LG, Motorola, Google, and even Apple (rumored) revealing their plans for wearable devices like smartwatches, we sincerely doubt that this is a field that Microsoft plans on sitting out on. Now there have been rumors that Microsoft...

Oculus Rift VR Headset Receives Patent

05/05/2014, Much has been said about the Oculus Rift VR headset, and so it is interesting to note that this virtual reality headset has finally received an approval for a patent application on March 18, 2014, earlier this year. At the very least, this is what was...

Sony Patents Self-Washing Robot

04/20/2014, I would suppose that Sony’s most famous robot release would be their beloved Aibo, which happens to be a robotic pooch that was the bomb back in the day, although the $1,900 price tag back then would make any potential customer think more than just...

Samsung Patent Reveals Earphone With Heads Up Display

04/15/2014, We have heard the rumors that Samsung could be working on a Google Glass rival, although as it stands we have only heard the rumors and seen patents that points to such a device being a possibility. Now thanks to a newly discovered patent, another...

Samsung Intends To Trademark Gear Now And Gear Solo In The US

04/10/2014, Samsung does seem to have made a decent stab into the world of smartwatches, and it was not too long ago that whispers went around touting that Samsung intends to roll out a 3G enabled version of its Gear smartwatch over in South Korea, where this...