Patent News, Page 31 ▼

Samsung Probes Apple-HTC Settlement

11/16/2012, Samsung has been eavesdropping after all. Last week, Apple and HTC shocked the entire tech industry when both signed a 10-year licensing agreement for “current and future patents.” Although the details of the deal were not disclosed, a...

Apple patent describes search for a pinch-to-zoom alternative

11/15/2012, The pinch-to-zoom feature was a pretty amazing feature when first introduced. Now when interacting with touch-based devices, it has almost become second nature to pinch-to-zoom when trying to enlarge or zoom out of a webpage or image. That being said, is...

Apple granted patent for page curling animation used in iBooks

11/14/2012, Whether you love or hate the skeumorphic design employed in the iBooks app on Apple’s iOS devices, you have to admit that the somewhat realistic effect of the turning pages is quite a pretty one. Well it seems that if you were hoping to see what effect...

Google wins patent for directions using cell coverage

11/13/2012, The smartphone has more or less become the indispensable tool for most folks these days, especially when you consider the fact that our smartphone more or less does everything we need – from handling calls and text messages to keeping us entertained...

Project Glass nose bridge patent

11/06/2012, When the Project Glass from Google was first unveiled to the rest of the world, most folks were abuzz at the kind of potential applications for Project Glass. It does look as though wearing a pair of Project Glass for hours on end might end up in a rather...

Apple sued over FaceTime by company holding a single patent

11/01/2012, Patent trolls seem to crawl out of their caves in recent memory, and in a rather surprising move (hey, this is America that we are talking about, where just about anything can happen), Intercarrier Communications of Texas who owns a single patent for...

Apple faces new patent lawsuit concerning FaceTime

10/31/2012, Apple’s video calling software application known as FaceTime is a strong selling point in today’s tough consumer electronics industry. But the tables could turn, now that the Cupertino-based tech behemoth is receiving a blow out of the water....

Nokia patent reveals possible tablet designs

10/17/2012, A while back we reported that according to the rumors, Nokia might have a Windows RT tablet in the works. Given Nokia’s close relationship with Microsoft and the fact that they have put all their proverbial eggs in the basket with Windows Phone, it’s...