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Apple Patent Hints At Liquidmetal, 3D Touch-like Home Button

03/09/2016, If there is one thing that we’re sure many iPhone users will be happy to do without, it would be the handset’s home button. This is probably one of the most used components of the phone which is why it tends to fail first which can be pretty annoying....

Facebook Could Detect Popular Slangs Before They Be So

03/08/2016, With so many users on Facebook (to the tune of 1.59 billion monthly active users), you can be sure that this is a large enough sample pool for the social network company to draw upon when it comes to detecting purchase patterns, usage patterns, and even...

Ford Patents Autonomous Vehicle Entertainment System

03/08/2016, Self-driving cars do seem to be well on their way in becoming mainstream vehicles, although there is still much more room for improvement in order to avoid accidents such as crashing into a bus. Hence, additional tests are still mandatory, but this does...

Apple Patent Describes iPhone Dual-Lens Camera Setups

03/08/2016, According to the rumors, Apple is said to be working on a version of the iPhone 7 Plus that could sport a dual-lens setup. This variant has been suggested to be a high-end version of the phone aimed at iPhone users who are more particular about camera...

iPhone Could Received Magnetically Detachable Wireless Earbuds

03/04/2016, Whispers have it that the next generation iPhone (could it be the iPhone 7, iPhone Pro, iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7s? No one really knows for sure) will come with an OLED display, an Intel-powered modem, a flat camera, stereo speakers and thinner design, or...

Sony Patents PlayStation VR Glove Controllers

02/28/2016, Wondering how you might be able to control Sony’s PlayStation VR upon its release? Right now what we have seen so far is obviously not the final product, so it still remains to be seen what the final model will look like and what kind of controllers and...

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Win Against Samsung Overturned

02/27/2016, It looks like Samsung’s pockets are about to get a whole lot heavier – to the tune of $120 million, actually, as the US Court of Appeals has overturned the 2014 verdict of a California federal court which claimed that Samsung was the guilty party...

Army Patents Bullets That Can Self-Destruct

02/24/2016, On the open battlefield where you know that it’s more or less you and your enemy, you won’t have to worry about shooting civilians. However because sometimes combat can take place in cities and towns where civilians are staying, a stray bullet can...

Google Patent Could Make Touchpads Of Clothes Or Objects

02/18/2016, Google is a tech company that does seem to have their fingers dipped into just about everything, where their latest patent application has been published to showcase an invention that will be able to transform just about any object or piece of clothing...

Microsoft Could Jump Aboard Modular PC Bandwagon

02/15/2016, Modularity in modern day devices are certainly something worth looking into – as it offers the flexibility of being able to move with the times without having to invest so much of your money on a new device each year. For instance, Google’s...

Apple Sued Over Haptic Feedback Technology

02/12/2016, One of the new features Apple introduced to the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6s is Force Touch/3D Touch technology, where upon pressing hard on the screen will elicit a different command/function. However it seems that one company by the name of Immersion...

Airbus Files Patents For Inflight Storage Compartments

02/11/2016, While traveling by air has gotten a whole lot more comfortable in this day and age thanks to the numerous improvements made even for economy class passengers, there are still certain aspects of a flight that are inconvenient – and one of them would...

Patent Shows How The Apple Watch Can Adjust Your Phone’s Volume

02/11/2016, The Apple Watch and iPhone at the moment feel like they are two separate devices, and to a certain extent they are. Sure, you can receive messages and emails on your watch, but they still don’t necessarily feel like a combo. However according to a...

Google Patent Points At Self-Driving Delivery Trucks

02/10/2016, Right now Google has a plan for self-driving vehicles in the form of cars, but what’s next? According to a patent discovered by Qz (via 9to5Google), it seems the next big thing Google wants to look at could be self-driving delivery trucks. These trucks...