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Twitter vows not to utilize their patents in offensive litigation

04/18/2012, In an industry where patents are used as weapons rather than a protection of intellectual property, social media giant, Twitter, has announced a somewhat neutral stance vowing to never use the company’s patents as a weapon. This came about when it was...

Apple Wins Patent on Bluetooth Headset with Built-in MP3 Player

04/13/2012, An Apple patent that was granted this week displays a wireless audio headset that connects via Bluetooth could have an integrated mp3 player in the same device. The patent titled ‘Wireless headset with integrated media player’, shows that either a...

Apple ‘unibody’ earbuds plan relies on ultrasonic bonding

04/12/2012, Apple’s sense of design had always been impeccable and well ahead of their time, and this time around, we have a whiff that Apple is working on a new process called ultrasonic bonding, which might eventually result in Cupertino working on new iPhone...

Apple, RIM and Samsung hit with patent lawsuit

04/12/2012, It looks like Apple, RIM and Samsung have been hit with a lawsuit that claims that the companies have violated upon a patent pertaining to touchscreens. A shell company from Texas has accused the companies and their products, namely the iPhone, iPad, the...

Multi-touch floor for future homes?

04/09/2012, So we have smartphones that more or less come with a full touchscreen display these days, so it is interesting to see the idea of a multi-touch floor being toyed around by IBM. In fact, IBM was granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

Future MacBooks could have Surround Sound

04/05/2012, According to an Apple patent application that was published, the Cupertino based technology giants are working on a new sound system that includes audio transducers along with multiple speakers to enable surround sound configurations on devices that look...

Apple granted wireless sync patent

04/04/2012, iOS users are probably familiar with the ability of their devices to sync with iTunes or iCloud wirelessly. This is a feature that allows new iOS users to load up their devices without the need to plug it into their computers for the first time, and for...

Control Your New MacBook Pro or 2012 iMac with Siri [Rumor]

04/02/2012, Rumors surrounding the MacBook Pro and the iMac for this year have been around a lot this year but there have been none yet about what seems to have floated to the top now. A function which allow iPhone users to use their Mac computers via Siri is rumored...

Apple Working on a 3D Camera

03/30/2012, According to a patent released some time back by Patently Apple, Apple might be working on a new 3D camera that could possibly be used in an upcoming iPhone, the next iPad and any other potential device including a standalone camera. Given the beautifully...

HTC design patent points to slide out stereo speaker

03/28/2012, HTC’s team up with Beats has certainly brought about a higher degree of audio quality when it comes to some of their smartphones, such as the HTC Sensation XE, but perhaps this is just a precursor of things to come? HTC’s latest design patent...

Microsoft may be preparing LED Screen Keyboard

03/27/2012, A few years back there was news of a fancy keyboard that had configurable keys using OLED display screens that were built into each and every key. Those keyboards were designed by a Russian design studio called Art Lebedev and the keyboard dubbed...