Patent

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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With the novelty of the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus wearing off, attention is turning to what Apple will do next.The iPhone 7, or whatever it ends up being called, could feature a curved display....
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Samsung quashed reports that it was planning to purchase BlackBerry almost as quickly as they emerged.The South Korean smartphone manufacturer told Reuters that rumours and reports of a potential acquisition...
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Tech makers Apple have just been awarded a patent to produce their own wearable camera. The new device would be capable of working under water and is seen as a direct challenge to the cameras made by American...
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Apple has been awarded a patent for a “communicating stylus” at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, which is capable of digitally capturing drawings and handwritten notes.The stylus will...
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It is well known that cats always land on their feet, and a new patent filing from Apple indicates that future iPhones may be capable of rotating in mid-air to land on a preferred side.Apple'splanned...
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Nintendo has had a rough couple of years, leading many to suggest that the company should port its games to mobile devices. The company has had one eye on the mobile market and recently filed a new patent...
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If you’re running, sometimes the last thing you want is someone ringing you and interrupting your music or disrupting your focus. That’s why Apple has filed for a patent for a system that would allow devices...
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As if there weren’t enough rumours circulating about Apple using sapphire for its iPhone 6 and iWatch displays, the company has lodged patent applications related to sapphire glass displays and other elements...
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Apple has filed a patent for an advanced iPad Smart Cover that would notify users of incoming messages, low battery warnings and other notifications. The filing for an “Integrated visual notification...
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Fitness and health trackers are becoming more widespread when it comes to wearable and smart technology, and Jawbone is taking another step in that direction after filing a patent application for a method...
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Samsung and Google are to play nice after signing a deal that licenses their patent portfolios to each other. This agreement covers both existing intellectual property and patents that will be filed in...
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