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BlackBerry Keyboard Patent Hints At Windermere’s Features

03/07/2014, So earlier last month, we caught wind of a BlackBerry device that was given the codename Windermere. As to how real this device is remains to be seen, but one of the interesting aspects of the phone isn’t so much its odd design, but its unique keyboard...

Emergency iPhone Modes A Future Possibility

03/06/2014, Today is the day that the US Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application from Apple that is entitled “Mobile Emergency Attack and Failsafe Detection.” If you were to turn back the clock by five years or so, that was when...

Apple Looks At Device Pairing Using Touch ID (Rumor)

03/06/2014, It does seem as though Apple is going to explore the possibility of device pairing with Touch ID, as well as touching on camera privacy using diffusers. These came about via a couple of recently released patent applications that detailed potential future...

Samsung’s Google Glass Rival Patent Filing Reveals AR Keyboard

03/05/2014, There were whispers going around that Samsung would eventually jump aboard the Google Glass bandwagon, where there were also rumors of the Google Glass rival making an appearance at IFA 2014 later this year. It remains to be seen just what this piece of...

Apple Patent Could Result In Live Call Screening

03/04/2014, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has just assigned Apple a patent that will entail passive audio call screening ability using an off-site voicemail service, a feature which theoretically speaking, can be applied to various smartphone platforms, the...

Xbox One Case Design Patent Granted

02/25/2014, When Microsoft introduced the Xbox One alongside its case design in May last year, it did generate its fair bit of attention. Well, fast forward to today, Microsoft has finally received the patent for that particular case design from the good people over...

Apple Patent Suggest More Advanced Use Of Magnets

02/20/2014, While there are many third-party covers and cases for the iPad which are sometimes priced cheaper, there are some out there who still prefer Apple’s Smart Cover or Smart Cases. In terms of protection, we wouldn’t exactly call it robust but it gets the...

Apple Smart Magnet Technology Could Result In New iPad Accessories

02/20/2014, Like it or not, Apple has been at the forefront of innovation in recent times, and it seems that they have another interesting innovation that will involve magnets. The magnets involved will be located within the iPad, where it could see the expansion of...

Apple Patent Suggests MacBooks With Touch Controls

02/18/2014, It has always been something of a fantasy to think that Apple could one day release a MacBook laptop with touch controls, similar to what Microsoft has done with Windows 8 hybrid devices which has the ability to transform itself from a regular laptop, to...

Tesla Patents Supercharger

02/17/2014, Tesla, the company that churns out electric cars, has applied for a slew of patents which would then open up the doors for its Superchargers to be programmable in a way to manage the Tesla Model S electric vehicle in a better manner. Of course, if all...

Samsung Patent Suggests Advanced Handwriting Recognition

02/14/2014, One of the more unique features of Samsung’s Galaxy Note series is the fact that it comes with a stylus which Samsung refers to as the S Pen. The S Pen is not your regular stylus as Samsung has designed the handset in such a way that using S Pen will...

Nokia And HTC Agree To Settle Their Patent Litigations

02/07/2014, Would it be more expensive for HTC to find workarounds for their devices in order to avoid infringing upon Nokia’s patents, or to sign an agreement with them in which HTC would pay Nokia in order to use their patents? Perhaps HTC has crunched the...

LG Patent Reveals Smartwatch/Stylus Combo

02/06/2014, We’re not sure how many of you guys actually remember this, but back in the day, there were these toys/accessories that kids would wear. It was a strap that when you slapped onto your wrist, it would immediately curl up and form a bracelet. It was a...