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Microsoft Files For Quiet Time Patent Application

11/17/2013, We have seen an earlier patent application by Microsoft that had something to do with a skin sensing bezel on a potential tablet down the road, and here we are with yet another patent application by the software giant, where it could be used to help...

Microsoft Patent Shows Off Skin Sensing Bezel

11/17/2013, Could the tablet and Ultrabook scene change in a few short years’ time? Perhaps, assuming this particular new patent that was filed by Microsoft becomes a standard issue feature in upcoming devices of the two niches mentioned earlier on. Apparently,...

Pressure-sensitive Touchscreen Displays Revealed In Apple Patent

11/12/2013, According to a rumor we had heard recently, Apple was supposedly working on a couple of new iPhones that would launch next year. Not only will these two devices sport noticeably larger displays, but were rumored to have a pressure-sensitive touchscreen as...

Nokia Patents Foldable Batteries

11/08/2013, One of the things about flexible phones is not only does the display itself need to be flexible, but the rest of the components as well. After all if a screen is flexible but its innards, such as its circuits and battery is not, there’s only so much one...

Apple Patents Method For Gifting iBooks

10/24/2013, In real-life, one is able to gift friends and family just about anything, such as albums, clothing, toys, gadgets, books, and etc., but online is a different story, at least as far as digital content is concerned. As it stands in the iTunes Store, users...

Amazon Smartphone Confirmed To Feature 3D Object Recognition

10/21/2013, It does seem as though the upcoming smartphone from Amazon has been confirmed to feature a real world 3D object recognition/matching service confirmed, and this particular bit of confirmation has arrived via a patent app. Additional information is leaking...

Nikon Patent Hints At Camera With Interchangeable Sensors

09/29/2013, Megapixels are one of the things that camera manufacturers love to tout and use as a tool to market their products, although many photographers will tell you that the megapixels don’t really matter that much unless you’re planning to print huge...

Apple Patent Wants To Bring Autographs To Ebooks

09/26/2013, With the creation of eBooks and its readers and apps, the need to go out to a bookstore and purchase a physical copy of a book is no longer necessary. Personally I prefer holding a physical book over a tablet any day, but that’s just personal...

Samsung Patent Reveals Folding Keyboard For Tablets

09/26/2013, One of the cool things about the Microsoft Surface tablet would be its keyboard accessory, which when not in use can be folded up and used as a cover for the tablet at the same time. Perhaps Samsung is thinking about something similar for their future...

Apple Patent Reveals Swype-like Keyboard For iOS Devices

09/24/2013, Android users are probably familiar with the Swype keyboard which basically allows users to type on their phones just by swiping (or “swyping”) between characters versus pecking at individual letters one at a time. In fact one iOS developer has event...