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Apple patent for a Hybrid DisplayPort/USB 3.0 Adapter

04/05/2011, It seems that as far back as 2009, Apple filed a patent for a Hybrid DisplayPort/USB 3.0 Adapter. Of course, with the introduction of Thunderbolt (not the smartphone) which is a new fast transfer technology that was co-developed by Intel and Apple is...

Apple iWeb to appear on the iPad?

04/03/2011, Remember iWeb? That’s Apple’s simple WYSIWYG web page design tool, and it seems that it has gotten some new features in the process, while mulling over the idea of introducing it over on the iPad according to a new patent application which has...

Apple targets 3D photo taking with multi-camera systems

03/31/2011, Apple prides itself being at the forefront of technology for most of its devices, and we suppose this sense or spirit of innovation doesn’t seem to look as though it is going to die out anytime soon. After all, the fruity company is looking to...

Nokia files second ITC complaint against Apple

03/29/2011, Nokia has alleged that Apple infringed on more Nokia patents in just about all of their products, and we know this from their latest complaint filed with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC). Just how large is the scope? We’re...

Google receives patent for Google Doodle

03/23/2011, It has taken a good, long 10 years for Google to win a patent on its “Google Doodles” – with the patent known as “Systems and methods for enticing users to access a web site”, where it will protect Google’s system of changing a company...

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble for patent infringement

03/21/2011, Microsoft has just been reported to be going after Barnes & Noble for using Android on their Nook tablet. Android, which has been alleged to infringe upon certain Microsoft-owned patents is the operating system used in the tablet and it looks like...

Apple might introduce thinner audio jacks down the road

03/14/2011, Apple has pretty much been a pioneer where miniaturization is concerned ever since the iPod made its debut, and in just a decade, we are greeted by both the iPad 2 and iPhone 4 which measure 8.8mm and 9.3mm thick (or rather, should we say thin?),...

Apple patent hints at even slimmer iOS devices

03/11/2011, Apple has recently filed for some patents for audio-plug sockets that smaller in diameter than the thickness of the device in which it would be used. These patents essentially describe sockets that are thinner in diameter than the 3.5mm or 2.5mm headset...

PS3 Ban Lifted in Europe

03/10/2011, The European battle between LG and Sony over the PlayStation 3 has taken a new turn. Sony has reportedly won, and the earlier seizure of PS3s in Holland has been stopped. To give you some context: LG and Sony are in a dispute concerning Blu-Ray patents...

Apple dense lithium cell patent could extend battery life

02/17/2011, There is a spanking new Apple patent filing that  was published by the USPTO, which could potentially lead to a significantly longer battery life in future Apple products – just when you thought that the iPad’s battery life was already the...

Apple files multiple patents for use of OLED technology

02/09/2011, Could Apple be planning to use OLED display technology in some of its upcoming devices? While the fruity company prefers to use IPS panels for its devices, that doesn’t mean that Apple is totally deaf to the benefits of OLED displays. The reason we say...

Nikon planning to integrate projector into DSLR cameras?

01/26/2011, Nikon is no stranger to cramming a projector into a camera, as the company already has the projector-toting Coolpix S1100pj digital camera. Now Nikon seems to be thinking of bringing that technology into a DSLR camera. While it would be great if you could...

Apple patents motion-sensitive keyboard

01/25/2011, To hear that Apple is dabbling in motion-control technology for the keyboard probably wouldn’t surprise anyone as the fruity company has long busied itself with tinkering with input devices, which has resulted in products such as Multi-touch displays...

Apple solar-powered portable device patent granted

01/11/2011, The US Patent and Trademark Office recently published a bunch of ten newly granted patents that are in favor of Steve Job’s Apple Inc., where the most notable one would be Apple’s first solar powered portable device patent. Don’t get all...