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Apple Files For Mistrial In $625 Million VirnetX Lawsuit

02/05/2016, A couple of days ago, a court ruled against Apple in a patent infringement lawsuit, in which the company suing Apple, VirnetX, won. The court ordered Apple to pay the company an eye-watering $625 million in damages, a number that was actually more than...

Samsung Smartwatch Patent Authenticates The Wearer By Their Veins

02/05/2016, Recently we reported on how our wearables these days aren’t as secure as many of us would like to think. Some brands have certainly tried to be as secure as possible, and recently it looks like a Samsung patent has been discovered that could lead to...

Apple Patent Hints At 3D Touch Home Button

02/04/2016, It has long been rumored that Apple could eventually get rid of the physical home button. The home button has existed on pretty much every iPhone out there, although to Apple’s credit they have improved upon it over the years and have made it a lot more...

Apple Ordered To Pay $625 Million Over FaceTime Patent Infringement

02/04/2016, Some of you guys might recall a company by the name of VirnetX, which for the most part has been labelled a patent troll. Now the company has gone after tech giants like Apple in the past, and at one point Apple even lost a lawsuit to them in which they...

New Apple Patent Involves Hovering Gestures

02/03/2016, To say that Apple does hold a fair number of patents does not do it justice, and today we learned of yet another patent by the company behind the wildly successful iPhone, where this patent would see the inclusion of a proximity sensor layer within the...

Nokia & Samsung’s Patent Dispute Has Officially Ended

02/01/2016, For the past few years now, Nokia and Samsung have been engaged in a patent dispute. However unlike the dispute that Samsung is having with Apple, that has yet to be resolved, the dispute between Nokia and Samsung has finally come to an end, according to...

Facebook Patent Hints At Ride Sharing Plans

01/29/2016, Facebook wants to be a lot of things. It wants to be a platform for businesses to sell products, sell ads, be a promotional platform for musicians and bands, virtual reality, live video streaming, and at one point in time, they also wanted to be...

Apple Patent Hints At Smaller Camera For Future iPhones

01/26/2016, If there is one design element that many iPhone users really dislike about Apple’s new iPhones, is that the camera lens is jutting out a bit too much. Unless you have a case, placing your iPhone on the table could potentially scratch the lens, or at...

Microsoft Patent Points To Possible Surface Pen Recharger System

01/19/2016, It goes without saying that any new iteration of hardware would most definitely come with its fair share of improvements, and that is what has happened with the Microsoft Surface series, with the Surface Pro 4 being a surefire improvement compared to the...

Samsung Patents Smartphone Case With S Pen Built-In

01/15/2016, At the moment the only Samsung devices to come with an S Pen built into them would be the company’s series of Galaxy Note handsets and tablets. However what if one day Samsung were to make the S Pen more freely available to non-Note handsets as well?...

Apple Patents Apple Watch Band That Can Double As A Protective Case

01/14/2016, Apple has created several different bands for the Apple Watch. All of them are designed for aesthetic purposes, so depending on whether you want to exude a sporty image, smart casual, or luxurious, there’s a band for it. However according to a recent...

Canon Patent Lets You Switch From DSLR To Mirrorless

01/08/2016, If you’re tired of using your phone to snap photos and want to take things to the next level, you might be considering investing in a mirrorless or a DSLR camera. The former is obviously a more compact option and seems to herald a new wave of cameras....

Apple Accused Of Stealing Heart Rate Sensor Technology

01/05/2016, With wearables, the common method of gathering heart rate information is through a laser system that continuously scans your wrist for your heart rate, versus more traditional methods that involves strapping a sensor to your chest. However it seems that...

Apple Patent Lets You Send Money Through iMessage

01/04/2016, Right now Apple has Apple Pay. Through Apple Pay, users are able to pay for purchases made in real-life, as well as make purchases online. However if there is one feature that Apple Pay does not have is that it can’t send money directly to other users....