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Samsung Patent Hints At Potential Note 6 Capabilities

12/02/2015, Come 2016 there is a very real chance that Samsung will churn out the successor to the Galaxy Note 5 in the form of the Galaxy Note 6. Now we’re not sure what we can expect from the device since it’s really anyone’s guess at the moment, but thanks...

Samsung Patent Reveals A Phone That Unfolds Into A Tablet

11/30/2015, While we have seen displays that can be flexed, phones or tablets that feature truly flexible or bendable displays have yet to become mainstream. This is despite the fact that we know companies such as Samsung who have been working on the technology for...

Apple Patents A Way To Prevent Your Screen From Cracking

10/22/2015, Depending on how your phone falls to the floor, sometimes you might walk away with no visible damage, sometimes there might be a little scratch, and sometimes if you’re unlucky you might end up with a shattered display. However in a recently discovered...

Patent Filing Reveals Samsung’s 3D Touch Idea

10/19/2015, Earlier last month, we saw how Apple, with much fanfare, made official the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus, and both of these high end smartphones came with 3D Touch capability. This feature is also known as Force Touch in Apple’s MacBook family,...

Amazon Patents A Pair Of Smart Glasses

10/16/2015, Amazon is a company known as a retailer first and foremost, however they do make products like e-book readers as well as tablets and smartphones, although the latter isn’t doing that well. Interestingly enough it seems that Amazon might also be...

Apple Patent Shows Touch ID-like Sensor For MacBooks

10/13/2015, Touch ID is the fingerprint system employed by Apple on their iOS devices. Now if you’re thinking (like the rest of us) that Touch ID would make great sense on Apple’s MacBooks, it seems that the Cupertino company agrees. A recently published patent...

Apple Patent Enables Wireless Charging Without Adding New Hardware

10/08/2015, When it comes to wireless charging, that is one feature that Apple’s iOS devices do not have at the moment. It is possible that because current wireless technology requires the addition of new hardware components that Apple is passing up the feature...

Samsung Patent Hints At Phones With Top/Bottom Curved Displays

10/07/2015, The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ are unique phones. Both devices feature curved displays on both sides of the phone, thus allowing the sides to display additional information separate from the main screen, and also providing menus and...

Future iMacs Could Feature Projected Keyboards

10/06/2015, Projected keyboards aren’t new. We’ve seen them in the past but according to a recently discovered patent (via Cult of Mac), it has been suggested that in the future, we can look forward to iMacs that feature built-in projected keyboards. What this...

Samsung Patents Augmented Reality Tech With Interactive Images

10/06/2015, The first iteration of Google Glass was a good idea. It has found a lot of use in various industries even though plans have been scrapped and a reboot is in order. For example factory workers can use it to display product information, shipping...

Apple Patent Hints At Curved Display Plans

09/30/2015, Phones with curved displays aren’t new, and thanks largely to Samsung, they are starting to gain more steam. In fact earlier this year there were reports that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge actually outsold the regular Galaxy S6. That being said, could...

Apple Patents Slim Headphone Plug For Possibly Thinner iPhone

09/22/2015, While Apple has a fondness of making their products as thin as humanly possible, they did not accomplish this with the new iPhones. In fact if anything, the new iPhones are actually thicker (only marginally) than its predecessor. However if a recent...

Nintendo Patents Handheld Devices With Outward-Facing Sensors

09/20/2015, Nintendo is a company that has never really followed the convention of games or gaming devices. As we’ve seen from consoles like the Nintendo 3DS, it is a marked departure from the more straightforward Game Boy, and the Wii and Wii U were certainly very...

Nintendo Patents Controller With Rotating Shoulder Buttons

09/17/2015, At the moment nothing is known about the Nintendo NX for now. It is expected to be unveiled next year at E3 2016, and while we can’t be 100% sure if it is related to the Nintendo NX, the company has recently patented a new gaming controller. According...