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Samsung patent reveals stylus that can double as headset

06/18/2012, It is safe to assume that Samsung is a fan of styluses. After all with the launch of the Galaxy Note and with the S Pen being one of its touted features, it’s not a stretch of the imagination to think that Samsung thinks of the stylus as being a mere...

Apple’s new patent suggests swappable iPhone camera lenses

06/14/2012, A new patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday revealed that Cupertino-based Apple is working on an improved camera system that will reportedly allow users to reconfigure and replace the lens of the iPhone. The patent...

BMW 7-speed manual transmission design patent spotted

06/08/2012, Ah, to own a Beemer – that is the dream car for many an aspiring yuppie, and I believe that it will continue to be so for a long time to come. After all, there is nothing quite like the feeling of shifting your gear stick in a manual transmission....

Apple receives patent for wedge-shaped ultrabook design

06/07/2012, Adding to the series of patent wars here and there, Apple, dubbed by some as the “patent troll”, has received another patent, this time for the MacBook Air’s teardrop wedge-shaped design. Apple’s new U.S. patent, D661,296, was...

Apple develops new fault monitoring battery

05/31/2012, Just today, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple which showed off a new fault monitoring battery system. According to Apple, the fault-monitoring mechanism is capable of generating an alert and/or disable use of a...

Lenovo removable handgrip keyboards for tablets in the pipeline?

05/28/2012, Innovation should be the lifeblood of any company, and so it makes perfect sense for organizations such as Lenovo to come up with something interesting such as this particular removable handgrip keyboard that will be attached to a tablet. Of course, while...

Apple Patent Shows Off Safari 3D

05/25/2012, A few patent applications filed by Apple were discovered by the folks over at PatentlyApple and they apparently show a 3D version of the Apple web browser Safari that will allegedly allow its users to stack bookmarks, emails, docs and applications in 3D...

Sony PS4 might freeze games while displaying ads

05/25/2012, I remember back in the day when there were just a few channels on TV – wasn’t that the life back then? I do find it strange today that with so many channels to choose from, many of us think that there is nothing good to watch at all, spoilt...

Samsung applies patent for speech-recognizing robot

05/24/2012, Apple has their Siri, and Samsung now has the S Voice, but does the South Korean conglomerate intend to stop there where voice recognition technology is concerned? Apparently not, as it seems as though Samsung has recently filed a patent application for a...

Samsung Accuses Apple of Withholding Evidence

05/24/2012, Just yesterday, we reported a story about how an unnamed source allegedly told the Korea Times that absolutely nothing had been agreed upon during the court-appointed mediated talks between both the CEOs of Samsung and Apple respectively. Now however, we...

Patent reveals that Apple had plans for a stylus

05/24/2012, We’re sure that many of you guys are probably aware of Apple’s stance regarding the stylus, which for those unfamiliar is a no-no. This is why we have to admit that we were pretty surprised when a patent was discovered that was filed by Apple that...