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Apple Granted Patent That Hints At Augmented Reality Plans

06/14/2016, With all the focus being on augmented and virtual reality at the moment, it isn’t surprising to see many companies react to this trend. While it has not been officially announced by Apple, word on the street is that the Cupertino company is looking into...

Apple Patents Cat-Inspired Method To Reduce Dropped iPhone Damage

06/02/2016, Sometimes your phone can take a really hard drop and walk away relatively unscathed. Sometimes a short fall could result in your phone’s screen cracking, which goes to show how your phone is dropped will affect the kind of damage it would suffer....

Samsung Patent Hints At Galaxy X’s Design

05/31/2016, We have been hearing for years that Samsung has plans to bring a phone with a foldable display to the market, but so far nothing has materialized. However a more recent rumor has suggested that the phone will be called the Galaxy X and that it could debut...

Apple Patents A MacBook With Cellular Capabilities

05/25/2016, In order to connect to the internet, laptops require either a WiFi or a cabled connection, but sometimes cables aren’t so readily available, and sometimes the WiFi isn’t particularly stable or fast, which means that the next best thing would be to use...

Samsung Patent Lets Users Draw On An Edge Display With An S Pen

05/20/2016, The side displays on Samsung’s series of Edge handsets are useful because they can contain icons and shortcuts that could be kept separate from the main screen, thus not getting in your way. It also provides access to controls to adjust volume and...

Fancy Getting Stuck To A Google Car?

05/20/2016, There is nothing nice about being hit by a car, that is for sure, although there has been airbags for pedestrians in cars for quite some time already to minimize such an impact. Google’s autonomous vehicles look like they are going to take a very...

Apple Patent Lends Support To Rumors Of A Buttonless Touch ID

05/17/2016, According to recent rumors, it has been hinted that 2017’s iPhone will be quite a device to behold. It is expected to sport an edgeless display, an all-glass enclosure, and there will be no home button. Instead it is all expected to en encased in glass...

Apple Patent Turns Your iPhone Into A Laser Tag Gun

05/10/2016, More often than not, the patents we’ve seen from Apple so far show the different ways that the Cupertino company plans to make your iPhone an invaluable tool in your daily life. However it isn’t always business at Apple because according to a recently...

Apple Patent Hints At Swappable Nibs For The Apple Pencil

05/03/2016, The nibs on the Apple Pencil can be replaced should they be broken. However they are all of the same shape and size and they are essentially just replacement parts, but it a recently discovered patent filed by Apple a while ago could indicate what the...

Nintendo Patent Reveals Crazy Controller Idea

04/24/2016, With the design and features of the upcoming Nintendo NX console still pretty much up in the air, it’s really anyone’s guess as to what the final design could look like. This has led to a lot of speculation about the console and some of its hardware...

Apple Patents MacBook With Touchscreen Keyboard

04/08/2016, Typing on a touchscreen is great for short messages, but try typing up long essays and long emails and you’ll start to miss the familiar feeling that you get from more conventional keyboards. This is why companies like Microsoft and Apple have included...