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Nokia And Apple’s Patent Dispute Comes To An End

05/23/2017, Towards the end of 2016, Nokia filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple in which they claimed that Apple had infringed upon 32 patents that belonged to them. However it looks like whatever beef either company had with each other is gone because...

US Appeals Court Reverses Patent Troll’s Win Over Apple

03/01/2017, Huge companies such as Apple are often the target of patent trolls. This is because many of these trolls are hoping that these companies wouldn’t mind shelling out some money just to settle the case and get it out of the way, as opposed to taking it to...

Apple Has Patented A Vape

01/29/2017, It appears that Apple has patented a vape or something quite similar. A patent application filed by the company has been published this week by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Apple originally filed for this patent last year and it details a...

New Gear VR Might Include Face And Eye Tracking

11/30/2016, Samsung’s Gear VR headset is a relatively cheap virtual reality headset but given that you need a compatible Samsung flagship to use it, you don’t really save that much money. Samsung was able to keep the headset itself at $99 because it...

Nintendo Patents Hint At More Potential Unannounced Switch Features

10/24/2016, Right now not much is known about the Nintendo Switch save for what it looks like. It has been speculated that console could have touchscreen functionality and a remote that will function similarly to the Wii Remote. We also know that Nintendo wants to...

Microsoft Surface Phone May Feature Unique Fingerprint Scanner

09/18/2016, Rumors suggest that Microsoft is going to phase out the Lumia brand of smartphones and introduce its own Surface-branded phone. We have been hearing about this for a very long time now and while the company is yet to confirm the Surface Phone, a new...

Future iPhones May Have A 360-Degree Wraparound Curved Display

06/14/2016, A new patent has been granted to Apple which details a device that has a wraparound curved display and a transparent housing. Drawings in the patent imagine a device with a display that completely wraps around it, covering the front, rear, and the sides...

Yahoo’s Sale Includes 3,000 Patents

06/08/2016, Yahoo is in the midst of finalizing the sale of its core internet business. It’s expected that Verizon is going to bid some $3 billion for the business during the second round of bidding. A new report sheds light on the fact that in addition to...

Apple Fighting Call For Ban On iMessage And Facetime

05/29/2016, VirnetX, a patent licensing firm, was recently awarded $625 million after a jury ruled in its favor, finding that Apple has wilfully infringed on four of its patents. The company isn’t going to stop chasing Apple even after that verdict. It’s...

NVIDIA Settles Patent Dispute With Samsung

05/02/2016, NVIDIA sued Samsung back in 2014 alleging that the Korean company was infringing on its patents. Samsung responded by suing NVIDIA for alleged patent infringement and the U.S. International Trade Commission first found Samsung not guilty of infringing on...

Supreme Court Takes Up Apple Vs Samsung Patent Suit

03/21/2016, The Apple vs Samsung patent dispute has been going on for a few years now with no end in sight but that might be about to change soon. The United States Supreme Court announced today that it has agreed to hear Samsung’s petition for a writ of...

Galaxy Note S Pen Could Double As A Stand

02/07/2016, It’s easy enough to hold most modern smartphones in one hand and consume content but it’s not uncommon to feel the need for a stand or just something to prop up the phone against so that we can free both hands, maybe eat a burger while we...