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Microsoft Patent Hints At Possible 3D Mobile User Interface

12/30/2013, The tiled interface of Windows Phone and Windows 8 was an interesting choice by Microsoft. It was definitely a departure from the typical rows and columns of icons we might normally associate with smartphone or desktop operating systems and was a fresh...

Rockstar Consortium Looking To Sell Off Some Of Their Patents

12/25/2013, For those unfamiliar with the Rockstar Consortium, they are a group of big tech companies consisting of Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Sony, and Ericsson, who have teamed up together to purchase patents from Nortel Networks which occurred back in 2011....

Apple’s Patent Filing Could Point To What Maps Will Look Like

12/19/2013, Apple is a company that holds plenty of patents, and this we know for sure. In fact, Cupertino has recently applied for a patent which will make use of various layers of information that have been obtained from the Internet, where users will be presented...

Motorola Smartwatch With Flexible Display A Future Possibility

12/19/2013, There is nothing quite like exploring the different kinds of patents that companies have filed to see what kind of direction that they could possibly head in the future. Take Motorola for instance – it seems that they have a newly published patent...

Apple Patents ‘Desk-Free’ Computer

12/17/2013, Patents are the modern day corporate bullets, where the more you hold, the higher the chance you have of “shooting” someone with it down the road. Of course, not all patents would eventually end up being the real deal, as many of them have remained to...

Apple Awarded Patent For Curved Screens

12/11/2013, We have seen a fair number of patents from Apple revealed this month alone, where among them include something as fresh as reported earlier this morning – a goggle device. Well, it seems that Apple has a whole lot more goodies up their sleeves, and...

Apple Patent Reveals Plans For A Goggle Device

12/11/2013, When Google Glass was announced, it wasn’t too surprising to hear that other companies were rumored to be interested in something similar as well, with reports claiming that companies like Samsung and Microsoft could have something in the works as well....

Apple Patent Describes A Smart Dock That Is Always Listening To You

12/05/2013, One of the cooler aspects of the Moto X is the fact that the phone is always listening to you. Paranoia, invasion of privacy, and government spying allegations aside, this is an incredibly handy feature as it does not require you to wake up the phone to...

Samsung Patent Might Hint At Galaxy S5′s Design

12/04/2013, While we have been hearing a lot of Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors these days, if there’s one thing we still don’t about the phone is how it might look like. The rumors have suggested a metal body and a recently leaked photo showed off its alleged metal...

HTC One Mini To Get UK Ban, HTC One Ban Also Possible

12/03/2013, HTC is a company that is clearly reeling from a lack of innovation, or at least due to the fact that their rivals in the smartphone arena have pulled far ahead of them. In fact, the latest blow would be the fact that Nokia has just picked up a victory in...

Apple Patent Reveals Plans For Facial Detection And Recognition

12/03/2013, With the iPhone 5s, Apple has introduced Touch ID which basically provides its users a layer of security that identifies the user through their fingerprints. While Touch ID is reported to be pretty decent and responsive, it does not mean that it is the...