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Samsung Patents Flexible Smartphone Aimed At The Active User

03/12/2015, When it comes to rugged and durable handsets, Samsung has their “Active” lineup of phones that are both water and dust resistant, and in the case of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, Samsung threw in added protection to protect it against drops and...

Future iPhones Could Feature Displays On Its Side

03/10/2015, Last year Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note Edge with a curved display on one side. This year Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 Edge with curved displays on both sides. The curved displays allowed for additional information to be shown that might otherwise be...

Ericsson Brings Apple To Court In New Lawsuit

02/27/2015, When you talk about Ericsson, you know that you are dealing with a pioneer in mobile phones, and this company has since been transformed to become the world’s largest maker of wireless networks. In fact, Ericsson has just filed seven (yes, count...

Apple To Pay $533 Million Fine For Patent Infringement

02/25/2015, They say that revenge is a dish best served cold, but what you are about to read here is not exactly in a similar vein – although there is an element of gleeful revenge, at least based on speculation. Samsung, a company that has gotten into its fair...

Apple Patent Allows For Screen & App Data Sharing Over FaceTime

02/24/2015, One of the perks of using software like Google Docs is that it allows for live collaboration between users, so edits and changes made to the document will be reflected in real time, thus allowing for teams to work together on a singular document at the...

Google Patents New Device That Wants You To Smell Good

02/16/2015, Google has certainly gone through many growing pains to be where it is today – and this time around, their latest patent has nothing to do with search or computers, but rather, it will be a piece of wearable technology that intends to do away with...

Samsung Patent Hints At Galaxy K Zoom’s 2015 Successor

02/10/2015, In 2013 Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 Zoom which was basically felt like a compact camera with smartphone features. Samsung then followed up with the Galaxy K zoom in 2014, so could 2015 be the year we expect yet another smartphone camera device from...

Apple Patent Suggests Embedding Fingerprint Sensors In The Display

02/06/2015, Apple’s newer iOS devices all come with Touch ID installed in the home button, but could there be a better and more elegant way of introducing fingerprint technology? As it turns out there is, and it is inside the display itself. This is according to a...

Samsung Patent Reveals Phone With Dual Curved Displays

02/01/2015, Last year Samsung took the wraps off the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. For those who might be unfamiliar with the device, it’s basically a smartphone where one side of its display is curved. This act as a secondary display of sorts and can be used to...

Apple Wants To Build A Joystick Into Your iPhone’s Home Button

01/15/2015, There is a good majority of phones these days that have ditched the physical home button, instead relying on capacitive buttons to do the work. This has its benefits as this means less wear and tear, an issue that iPhone owners are probably very familiar...

Ericsson And Apple To Battle It Out In Court

01/14/2015, Ericsson has tangled with Samsung in the courtroom before, and the legal battles between Samsung and Apple are well documented. Having said that, it seems as though we are going to see another courtroom battle fought out – this time with Ericsson...

Samsung Is Runner Up For New USPTO patents Awarded In 2014

01/12/2015, Second place is the first loser – that is what I saw on a “No Fear” tee many years ago, and while it drips with some bit of sarcasm, there is also truth in that. However, context is always important, so it is no mean feat for Samsung to be the...