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Samsung Appears To Be Interested In Smartphone Hologram Technology

08/11/2015, It’s always in the movies that we see computers and displays with working interactive holograms, although a recent DIY hologram display for your smartphone has been seeing a lot of interest as well. That being said if you wanted a more complete...

Facebook Patent Helps Money Lenders Decide If They Should Trust You

08/04/2015, It is often said that it’s not what you know, but who you know that counts. In the case of a recently discovered Facebook patent (via VentureBeat), that is particularly true because in the future, it is possible that money lenders such as banks could...

Airbus Patents A Jet That Flies From New York To London In 1 Hour

08/04/2015, Getting from New York to London takes roughly 7 hours. Back in the day when the mach 2 Concorde was still flying, such a trip would take a relatively speedy 3.5 hours, about half the time a regular plane takes. However if the folks at Airbus have their...

Microsoft Patents Gesture Unlock That Only Works For You

07/31/2015, When it comes to smartphone security, there is your usual variety of security options, such as implementing a passcode, using a pattern unlock, or as is the rage these days, using your fingerprint which appears to be one of the more secure ways at the...

Nintendo’s Sleep Monitor Potentially Revealed In Patent

07/26/2015, Nintendo is primarily known as a gaming company, although in recent times it has been revealed that the company is thinking about diversifying, so much so that earlier this year it was revealed that Nintendo had plans to enter the health industry with a...

Google Fights Patent Trolls By Giving Away Some Patents

07/24/2015, In the past we have seen how patent trolls sue companies over very vague patents that they own. Sometimes they’re successful, sometimes they’re not, but the idea is to try and force companies into coming up with a settlement agreement to avoid further...

Apple Patents A TV Remote Control With Touch ID

07/23/2015, Remote controls aren’t really something we think about much or a device that needs improvement. We use it to change channels, adjust volume, turn lights on/off, adjust our air-conditioners/heaters, and so on. Basically it’s something we use once or...

Samsung Patent Could Put Touch Controls On The Back Of Smartphones

07/20/2015, One of the nifty features of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy S6 Edge is that it allows for users to interact with the device in a different way by touching the edges of the phone. This allows for new menus, new controls, and new ways for...

Apple Wants To Serve Users Ads For Products They Can Afford

07/16/2015, How often have you come across an ad for a product that you cannot afford? For example say you’re searching for cameras and your intention is to buy a camera under $300, but instead you come across ads for cameras such as Leicas or high-end DSLRs which...

Samsung Explores Possibility Of Invisible Buttons

07/10/2015, When it comes to patents, companies would love to have as many as possible – after all, you can never tell just how useful they can become in the future, taking into consideration how innovation from different companies might require them to make...

Future iPhones Could Unlock By Taking A Selfie

07/07/2015, As it stands, Apple relies on Touch ID for security for its iOS devices which uses your fingerprints to unlock your phone or tablet. However it also seems that Apple might be exploring the idea of you using your face to unlock your phone. In a patent...

Apple Looking Into How To Make Its Logos More Functional

07/02/2015, The logo on your MacBook, iMac, iPad, and iPhone are there to tell the world you own an Apple product, but other than branding, they don’t serve much purpose. However a recently discovered patent by the folks at AppleInsider have revealed that the...

Apple Patent Lets You Shake Hands To Transfer Files

06/30/2015, Sending files to someone else is pretty straightforward. You can choose to send it via messenger apps such as WhatsApp where you can attach a photo or video. You can also choose to share it via cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, or attach it in an...