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iPhone to end up as a game controller?

07/26/2012, It is safe to say that Apple has managed to turn the iPhone into a unique portable gaming machine, and the latest patent would usher the possibility of your humble iPhone to be more than just a portable gaming machine. Rather, this patent would mean your...

Apple has plans for advanced display in video glasses of the future

07/26/2012, While there are many who would claim that Apple is a true pioneer among companies, coming up with products that are said to be revolutionary and evolutionary, we certainly cannot discount the fact that there are also other companies that offer pioneering...

Facebook CEO gets his first patent on privacy

07/24/2012, Patents are the modern weapons of corporate warfare. That is why the social networking giant that is Facebook is beefing up its patent portfolio to seal its place once and for all. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg filed his first patent application six years...

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...