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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...

Recent Apple Patent Victory Spells Trouble For Samsung

09/17/2015, The patent war between Apple and Samsung is far from over. Both companies are still pretty much at each other’s throats, although safe to say that the intensity of it isn’t quite the same as it was several years ago when it first began, although a...

Apple Patents Earphones With Pressure Sensors For Better Sound

09/17/2015, One of the reasons why people choose in-ear designs when it comes to earphones is because they tend to have a better fit. The fact that they embed deeper in your ear also ensures that there is no sound leakage, thus delivering a tighter and more immersive...

Samsung Patents Foldable Smartphone With Spring Mechanism

09/16/2015, There have been a lot of rumors recently of Samsung possibly launching a smartphone with a foldable display. The most recent rumor suggested that we could be looking at a possible January 2016 launch, hinting that perhaps this alleged device will most...

Samsung Files Another Patent For A Foldable Smartphone

09/10/2015, When it comes to bendable displays and foldable devices, Samsung seems to have a very keen interest in that area. Just this year alone we saw patents filed by Samsung for foldable devices such as tablets, and now according to another patent filing,...

Apple Patent Wants Your MacBook To Last You Weeks

09/03/2015, Last week we reported that British scientists have outfitted an iPhone with a prototype hydrogen fuel cell battery that allowed the phone to last a week before needing charging. That is very impressive, but could that technology be taken and applied to...

Apple Wants To Turn Your iPhone Into A Smoke Detector

09/01/2015, Recently Apple announced a partnership with Cisco to make a bigger push into the enterprise where they are hoping that more users will adopt the iPhone and iPad. However it seems that Apple wants more than just being a company that provides communication...

Google Patents A System That Will Warn Drivers About Potholes

08/25/2015, If you’ve ever driven into a pothole, you know that feeling sucks where you’re hoping your tire did not burst and that there is no long-term damage to your car. Sometimes potholes can appear out of nowhere especially if you’re unfamiliar with the...

Nintendo NX’s Features Possibly Hinted At In Patent Filing

08/24/2015, The Nintendo NX will be the Japanese gaming company’s next-gen console. What exactly the console looks like or what kind of features it will pack is really anyone’s guess since Nintendo is playing it pretty close to the chest at the moment. However...

Microsoft Wants To Shock You The Next Time You Get A Notification

08/20/2015, When we receive a new notification, our phone will make a sound, vibrate, maybe both, or sometimes some users prefer to not know until they check their devices. Either way it comes down to personal preference, but it seems that Microsoft really wants to...

20km Space Elevator US Patent Granted

08/18/2015, It looks like a Canadian company is aiming high after it received its patent for a 20-kilometre-high space elevator, now talk about a really, really high speed lift that brings you to the heavens! I guess with such an elevator in tow, it would mean being...