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Future Asus notebooks might get integrated projectors

05/21/2012, Asus recently filed a patent for a notebook that will feature an integrated projector, which does bring back memories of smartphones as well as digital cameras that featured built-in projectors themselves. Those devices did not really do too well in the...

Apple’s steering wheel remote control patent revealed

05/15/2012, Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of twenty-one newly granted patents for Apple. One out of the 21 patents filed is for a remote control design that works by clipping it to a steering wheel. The said patent, which...

Sony patent suggests a self-adjusting autostereoscopic display

05/11/2012, If you’ve ever played with the Nintendo 3DS or smartphones like the HTC EVO 3D or the LG Optimus 3D Max, you’ll quickly realize that there is a “sweet spot” from which you will be able to view the screen and all of its 3D glory without the aid of...

RIM looks at two new fuel cell patents

05/11/2012, RIM seems to be piling up on the research and development budget recently, with the Canadian-based smartphone manufacturer recently filing a couple more two patent applications to the USPTO, where both of them are related to the use of fuel cells in an...

Microsoft patent points at pressure-sensitive gaming controllers

05/10/2012, Some people like to hold their game controllers differently and all this boils down to personal preference. It seems that Microsoft has thought of that too which might explain a patent the company filed for back in 2009 that suggested that they were...

RIM Patents Trapezoidal Physical Keyboard

05/09/2012, RIM has been granted the patent for what seems like a trapezoidal physical keyboard that apparently makes typing easier especially with larger thumbs. We know that RIM is good at making physical keyboards that provide an amazing tactile experience while...

Wii U controller might get charging dock

05/04/2012, I don’t know about you, but I kind of fear for Nintendo in the next round of home console wars – Sony and Microsoft are certainly doing all they can to deliver on the graphical front, not to mention offer an engaging array of other...

Nintendo patent application tracks DS from above

05/04/2012, Most of us would have thought of our Nintendo DS (whether it is the original, ugly looking DS, the sleek and sexy DS Lite, or the 3DS, it does not matter) as the bomb in terms of the sheer number of hours of enjoyment that it has delivered over the years....

Apple looks at multi-tiered haptics system for future iPhone

05/03/2012, Yes, we do know that there has been plenty of buzz about Samsung’s pre-emptive strike (as seen by some) against the next generation iPhone in the announcement of the Galaxy S3 earlier today, but here we are with word that Apple might be considering...

Google Patent Reveals Android Beam Meant to do More?

05/02/2012, Given the legal battles currently going on between Oracle and Google, many interesting tech-related tit-bits have been released such as the original Android phone with its QWERTY keyboard that was to go on sale with a $19.99 subsidized 2-year contract but...