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Apple’s patent suggests iTunes media gifting via NFC

04/27/2012, While NFC has been making its way onto other phones, Apple’s iPhone has yet to see the inclusion of the technology into their products, but that’s not to say that the Cupertino company did not explore that option in the past. A recently discovered...

Study: Nokia Has Earned More from iPhone Than Lumia Sales

04/27/2012, After Microsoft was found to be making more from licensing its patents out to Android device manufacturer than selling its own Windows Phones now it seems that Nokia is also earning more from doing the same thing with Apple for its iPhone than selling its...

Sony patent points to dual keyboards and sliding ability

04/27/2012, We have definitely come a long way in the world of gaming on your mobile phone, compared to Snake on the Nokia all those years ago. Nowadays, if your phone does not come with a touchscreen display, then you are definitely missing out on a whole bunch of...

Samsung applies for emotional recognition patent

04/26/2012, We humans are emotional creatures, and sometimes, it leads us to do crazy things – something that robots as well as other digital lifeforms are unable to comprehend, not now, and never in the future. Samsung might help change the course of such...

Nokia and HTC win in European patent case

04/25/2012, Nokia of Finland as well as HTC of Taiwan managed to get some good news this week (particularly for the latter as it has stopped performing gangbusters in 2011 as well as this year, no thanks to the Apple iPhone 4S’ superb “home ground”...

Apple Infringes Motorola Mobility Patent, ITC Says

04/25/2012, A judge from the International Trade Commission (ITC) this Tuesday said that Apple has infringed a patent belonging to Motorola Mobility in making the iPhone, the iPad and a couple of other products. The said patent that Apple has presumably violated is a...

Motorola Wins Initial Ruling on Microsoft’s Xbox Patent Lawsuit

04/24/2012, In a report by Bloomberg yesterday, Motorola Mobility won a U.S International Trade Commission (ITC) Judge’s initial ruling to block imports of Microsoft’s Xbox systems. Although this is just an initial ruling, it is another step towards the final...

Microsoft patents low-powered interactive secondary display

04/22/2012, Microsoft looks into the future with their patent for a low-powered interactive secondary display, where the secondary display will sip very little juice in a rather similar vein as that of an e-ink device. This particular display will show off various...

Sony patent reveals plans for wireless medical wristband

04/20/2012, Hospitals have displays and monitors that shows a patient’s heart rate and vitals. Perhaps looking to cut down the amount of wires strapped to a patient, or for those at home who are simply curious, a recently discovered patent filed by Sony back in...