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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...

Symantec Patents Method To Weed Out Fake Or Malicious Torrents

01/15/2014, For the most part when it comes to downloading torrents, spotting a fake or one laced with malware is relatively easy as you would only have to scan the comments and the negative votes. However there are times when the torrent might be new or unpopular...

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...