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Google is looking at ways to make its vehicles safer, especially for pedestrians in case of a collision. It recently received a patent for a sticky coating for its vehicles, which may help reduce pedestrian...
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Sony has filed a patent that could put Google’s Glass to shame. Its patent is for smart contact lenses that could be capable of capturing photos and video. When the wearer blinks, the lens snaps...
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Most people have been in the situation where they send a message and then have to promptly follow that up with a clarification and a "curse you, autocorrect." Apple is hoping to put an end to...
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Nintendo has filed a patent for an unusual looking fitness peripheral. The U-shaped controller features motion and temperature sensors as well as traditional buttons. The patent reveals that the connecting...
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Apple has filed a patent, which provides some clues as to what the iPhone 7’s camera will be like. Like other smartphone manufacturers, Apple is looking at equipping its flagship with a dual-lens...
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Apple will pay out $24.9 million to bring to a close a long running lawsuit over the use of the technology behind their digital assistant Siri. The lawsuit was filed by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute...
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Nintendo has said very little about the upcoming NX console, but a patent filing may give us some clue as to how it will be controlled. The console maker has filed a patent for a gamepad that has a touchscreen...
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You may not have to worry about using the iPhone 7 in the bath or over a body of water as Apple seems to be working on waterproofing technology. Apple has filed a patent for a shapeshifting rubber port...
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Future iPhones could get a whole lot more secure thanks to an Apple patent detailing a 'panic mode' that you can trigger by putting a specific finger on the Touch ID button. Panic mode is designed...
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Thanks Beyoncé... Apple is reportedly planning to launch a gadget that will slot onto your finger, allowing you to take tell the time, text, and even take photos. Apple has been granted a patent...
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This could spell bad news for anyone who has invested in a good set of headphones; Apple has patented a new technology showing an alternative way to connect headphones. This new connection is called a...
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Anyone unlocking their smartphone nowadays has a multitude of options ranging from a simple PIN or swipe gesture to their fingerprint or face. Microsoft has come up with a new system that it believes...
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Samsung has patented a new software section called Apps Edge that will help its Edge displays serve a greater purpose. Apps Edge, according to the patent, is “for use in organising and allowing...
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Future iPhones may not have to feature the plastic band that adorns the rear of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple has filed a new patent, which describes creating a new composite metal material that...
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Amazon wants to make sure that only you can unlock your phone. Its newest patent includes technology to unlock your phone if it's placed against your ear. Apparently, your ear can be as unique as...
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After releasing a variety of smartwatches in quick succession, Samsung announced that it may be time to take a break. But it’s not planning to abandon the smartwatch completely; instead, Samsung...
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