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Device Airbag From Amazon On The Way?

12/18/2012, Have you ever experienced the heart stopping moment that occurs every time you drop your favorite gadget, with smartphones being one of the more common “victims”? Well, this is why the third party accessories market makes quite a killing as they play...

Apple Patents Intelligent Call Options

12/13/2012, Apple is a hotbed for patents, and this is not surprising considering the number of innovations that they have introduced in the world of consumer electronics over the years. Well, it seems that a couple of Apple patent applications has been published by...

Wi-LAN sues RIM over alleged Bluetooth patent infringement

12/12/2012, With RIM so close to launching its Blackberry 10 platform and its accompanying device in early 2013, the last thing they need would be legal troubles to trip them up, but that’s exactly what has happened. It seems that a company by the name of Wi-LAN...

Apple patents a novel approach to caller ID

12/11/2012, Attaching a photo to a contact on your phone is pretty much standard fare these days, but it seems that Apple might have a patent in which caller ID might be taken to a more novel level. Normally attaching a photo to a contact will have it display when...

Apple and Google team up to buy Kodak’s patents

12/10/2012, While Apple and Google are competitors in terms of smartphone platforms, they aren’t exactly suing each other, and interestingly it seems that both companies have even gone as far as teaming up together to buy Kodak’s patents for a whopping $500...

‘Steve Jobs Patent’ Tentatively Invalidated By USPTO

12/07/2012, Back in the glory days, multitouch was the key feature that separated the iPhone from the rest. Nowadays, however, the tables are beginning to turn, and Apple is somewhat forced to unleash the troll within, in a bid to preserve thy “precious”...

Dyson Hybrid Sink Hand Dryer Patent

12/07/2012, When you mention the name “Dyson”, I guess it is easy to say that for most of us folks out there, we would think of the Dyson hand dryer that more or less changed the hand dryer landscape. Apart from that, there are also many Dyson products...

Patent troll Arendi sues Apple over alleged patent infringement

12/03/2012, Patent trolls are nothing new and they often make the headlines by going after high profile companies over a vague patent that said company may or may not have infringed upon. Now it looks like Apple is being targeted by one of them, Arendi S.A.R.L., a...

Apple patent reveals a new method of wireless charging

11/30/2012, While wireless charging does away with wires and does not require our phones to be connected, one of the drawbacks is that it still requires the charger itself to be plugged into the wall to draw energy which to a certain extent kind of limits its...

Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 targeted by Apple lawsuit

11/25/2012, In a move that won’t surprise many observers, Apple has updated its ongoing infringement lawsuits with Samsung to add six products: the Galaxy S3 (Android 4.1+), Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Galaxy Tab 8.9, Rugby Pro and Galaxy S3 mini....

Sony Patents Haptic Feedback Stylus

11/22/2012, There is nothing quite like a stylus to go along with your touchscreen device, especially if you want to get really, really productive without leaving smudges all over your display. I mean, playing the Nintendo DS when it first game out without the stylus...

Microsoft Project Glass Rival In The Pipeline?

11/22/2012, Google’s Project Glass certainly wowed the crowds when it was first unveiled officially to everyone at Google I/O earlier this year, but even the developer kit itself cost the better part of one grand and above, making it not exactly accessible to the...