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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...

Apple Files Patent For Autocorrect Tool

02/06/2014, Apple is certainly a company that does not shy from patents – in fact, they absolutely love to collect them (as though it is a hobby to the casual observer). The USPTO (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) did reveal that Apple did file a patent...

Patent Troll Demands $2 Billion From Apple

02/05/2014, We know that Apple has huge cash reserves that is in the billions, but if a German patent troll has their way, they could be taking a huge chunk of cash from Apple in the form of $2 billion in damages. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal,...

Apple Patents Wireless Charging, Orientation-Based Action Triggers

02/04/2014, When it comes to patents, Apple is one company that we often hear about, and I am quite sure that they have their fair share of patents up their sleeves. It is definitely something that would not hurt at all if you happen to have more of, and here we are...

Motorola Patent Will Help Drivers Avoid Obstacles On The Road

01/29/2014, Have you ever been driving behind a car only to have them suddenly swerve to the left or right? We’re sure most drivers have encountered something like that and it’s not because the driver in front is drunk, but it could be that they suddenly spotted...

Apple Patents Interchangeable Lens Method For The iPhone

01/28/2014, Wouldn’t it be cool if our smartphone cameras could perform more photography-related functions? Right now our smartphone cameras can take photos normally or zoom in, and that’s pretty much it. If you wanted a wide-angle shot, a macro shot, or an even...

Apple Patents Solar Powered MacBook With Dual Displays

01/28/2014, Solar powered devices are an interesting concept, although given the technology these days, especially towards more commercial products, it feels more like a novelty feature rather than a functional one. That being said we expect that there will come a...

Apple Patent Points To Possible ‘Mood-Based’ Advertising

01/23/2014, Apple is certainly a company that holds plenty of patents, as patents happen to be the new “firepower” for companies. Having said that, Cupertino has a particular patent that could very well pave the way to a new generation of advertising. In a new...

Apple Has Plans For Sapphire Glass

01/23/2014, Apple did throw in a fair amount of money into a sapphire glass plant sometime in 2013, and it seems that this particular investment is not going to waste as we have heard of a new patent that depicts possible future plans that Apple has for sapphire...

Apple Patents Buttonless Trackpad

01/22/2014, If you have ever used the trackpad on any of Apple’s MacBook laptops, you will know that it supports touch and gesture commands, but at the same time it is clickable as well for those who might miss the click of a regular mouse button. Well it looks...