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Google glasses receive more patents

05/22/2012, When you have a spanking new invention, there is one thing that you definitely need to make sure you do – file a patent for it. After all, you can never quite tell just when your invention is going to be lusted after by millions of people worldwide,...

Apple and Samsung Begin Court-Appointed Mediation Today

05/21/2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Choi Gee-Sung will take part in court-appointed mediation between the two companies that will take place today and tomorrow. The purpose for their out-of-court discussion is to iron out disputes about legal battles...

Apple patent suggests multi point camera focus system

05/21/2012, Unlike DSLR cameras and some digital cameras with multi autofocus points, our smartphones usually come with a single autofocus point that we tap on the screen in order to focus at that particular area. Interestingly it seems that Apple has thought about...

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...