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Microsoft And Canon Enter Into Patent Agreement With Each Other

07/03/2014, Companies enter into patent agreements from time to time. After all sometimes it is necessary that you use another company’s technology, and unless you want to be hit with a lawsuit and have your products banned from being sold, entering into a...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Patent Depicts Lock Screen (Rumor)

07/01/2014, Samsung happens to be a company that holds a large number of smartphone patents, and it seems that you can add what you see above to their “collection”. Apparently, the image that is shown above happens to be a German patent that has been awarded to...

Lenovo Files For New Glass-Like Device Patent

06/24/2014, While Google Glass has just gone international yesterday, this does not mean that the technology giant has a monopoly when it comes to wearable viewing devices. Other companies, too, would want in on a piece of the action, computer manufacturer Lenovo...

Samsung Found To Have The Largest Smartphone Related Patents

06/24/2014, Patents are important to companies because this helps protect them from intellectual property thieves who might otherwise try to steal their ideas and/or designs and pass it off as their own. It can also serve as an alternate revenue stream, like how...

Apple Files Patents For Interconnected Sensor System

06/19/2014, When it comes to patents, Apple happens to be one of the companies that are extremely active in filing and amassing them, which include a potential weightlifting tracker in the upcoming rumored iWatch, or a smart cover with integrated LEDs. It seems that...

Apple Patent Describes Smart Cover With Built-in LEDs

06/12/2014, Apple’s iPad Smart Cover has always been a pretty minimalistic and simple affair. It’s essentially a cover with magnets that helps protect your iPad’s screen, turns it on/off when open/closed. That’s pretty much all it does so if you were after...

Apple Patent Hints At Potential Use For iWatch

06/10/2014, Apple is rumored to launch the iWatch in October and we guess based on the name itself, it seems that the device will be a watch-like gadget which will most likely be worn on the wrist. However could there be other uses to the iWatch apart from being a...

Olympus Patent Hints At Google Glass-like Wearable Tech

06/08/2014, When it comes to smart glasses like Google Glass, we’ve seen patent efforts from the likes of Samsung, but it seems that camera manufacturers like Olympus could be interested in entering into the fray as well. This is according to a patent from Olympus...

Amazon Patents Basic Photography Technique?

05/30/2014, Now here is a question for the ages – has Amazon overstepped the unspoken line by patenting what many deem to be one of the most basic photography set-ups? I am referring to the patent that was discovered earlier this May by the DIY Photography blog...

Samsung Patent Hints At New Smartwatch Design

05/25/2014, We have heard the rumors that Samsung could be gearing up to launch a standalone smartwatch this summer. By creating a standalone smartwatch, it means that wearers will not have to worry about smartphone compatibility, which is one of the disadvantages of...

Apple Patent Integrates Solar Panels In Touchscreen Display

05/20/2014, We have heard various rumors regarding the iWatch. Some have suggested that the device could feature a flexible display, while some rumors claim that the device will allow for solar and kinetic charging, thus making it a breeze to charge, as opposed to...