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Apple patents social networking shopping for retail stores

12/30/2010, Apple has already dipped its toes into the social networking game via its Ping music-sharing service and now the fruity company has filed for a patent that describes a social networking tool for brick-and-mortar shopping, allowing iPhone owners to share...

Apple wins patent for its rotary dialing interface

12/29/2010, You might remember the fake iPod rotary phone design that Steve Jobs joked about during his 2007 keynote. Well, it turns out the folks over at Apple have a sense of humor too as the fruity company has been granted a patent for such a design. In case you...

Apple patent hints at a holographic display

12/27/2010, Could Apple be planning to come up with something new that will blow away the current 3D TVs that are available in the market? The fruity company was recently granted a patent that produces 3D images and even holographic images without the need for...

Kodak and NEC now have a cross-license agreement

12/27/2010, In an official press release today, Kodak has announced that they have entered into a technology license agreement with NEC Corporation that will allow each company access to the other’s patent portfolio. It wasn’t made known what the exact...

Amazon patents method to stop bad gifts en route

12/27/2010, When it comes to receiving gifts, we sometimes get stuff that we absolutely loathe, perhaps it is due to the insensitivity or plain thick skull of the giver. Amazon might just change that, as they are on the verge of revolutionizing online gift-giving...

Sony patent hints at NEX-sized camera with translucent mirror

12/27/2010, A recent patent filing suggests that Sony might be looking to bring the translucent mirror technology from its Alpha A33 and A55 to a more compact camera body. The patent shows a smaller camera with the technology that allows for faster focusing in a...

Nikon patents lens that can zoom manually or electronically

12/26/2010, The folks at Nikon have filed for a patent over in Japan for a new lens that is able to zoom manually or electronically, depending on the needs of the user. The benefit of such a system would be for folks who use movie mode and want a smoother and more...

Apple patents logo antennas

12/23/2010, The iPhone 4′s Antennagate issue is pretty well known by now, and Apple is definitely looking on how to avoid such issues in the future. The fruity company has recently patented a design that hides the antenna behind its iconic Apple logo, allowing...

Disney Interactive Cake Utilizes Pico Projectors

12/20/2010, Disney has filed for a patent for cakes that would utilize pico projectors to create a highly individualized and personalized treat. The projectors would be used in a way to project an image to create a story or interactive experience on the surface of...

Apple’s patent for an Improved Laminate Composite granted

12/16/2010, Recently, one of Apple’s patents, an Improved Laminate Composite has just been approved – delivering what would be a lighter and stronger material for the iPad and future devices. This might just lead to carbon fiber products from the fruity...

Apple’s Spiral Interface To Replace Cover Flow

12/16/2010, We previously noticed that Apple was working on a new Spiral-based iTunes user interface, and it seemed like a pretty useful interface that provided us with a nice overview of items. Now reports are in that Apple will be using the new Spiral interface to...

Apple Patents Method to Share iOS Apps, Mac Apps

12/14/2010, With the iOS App Store in full swing and its Mac App Store scheduled to open soon, Apple is hoping to extend its leadership in the app market and drive further sales in its digital storefront with a new way for users to share and discover meaningful apps....