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Future Samsung Devices Could Feature Head Tracking

01/12/2014, Back in 2013 when Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 with more pomp and substance that we had ever seen, it showed off the new eye-tracking features that its latest smartphone touted. Its possible that the company might build up on that and offer a similar...

Apple And Samsung Patent Battles Might Be Resolved Out Of Court

12/30/2013, For nearly two years now we have seen both Apple and Samsung fight it out in court over patent disputes. Even though a verdict has been handed down that Samsung pay nearly $900 million to Apple for patent infringement, it appears that the case might not...

BlackBerry’s Patent Portfolio Valued At Roughly $2-3 Billion

08/14/2013, A few days ago BlackBerry announced that its board had created a Special Committee to probe “strategic alternatives” such as partnerships, alliances and even a sale of the company. A former Palm executive has said that buying BlackBerry would...

Apple Patent Describes Intuitive Battery Management System

07/25/2013, Battery life is a very real concern with electronic devices. As internal components get bigger and better, the need for substantial backup power increases as well. A new Apple patent describes an intuitive battery management system that will be able to...

Future iOS Devices May Have Built-In Projectors

07/16/2013, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a new patent titled “Projected display shared workspaces” which details technology that would integrate small projectors in future iPhone and iPads. Obviously being granted a patent...

Apple Sued By Boston University For Patent Violation

07/03/2013, Boston University has sued Apple for violating a patent that was awarded to one of its professors back in 1997. A favorable verdict for the university might mean Apple would have to pay as much as $75 million in damages.

New Apple Patent Hints At Dual-Sided Track Pad For MacBook

06/25/2013, Apple has been granted a new patent in which it lists a dual-sided trackpad for future MacBooks. The patent says that this technology can be implemented in other form factors as well, such as smartphones and desktops.