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Apple introduced the Digital Crown with the Apple Watch as a means of controlling the device that features quite a small touchscreen. This Digital Crown could make its way to other Apple devices in the...
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A patent has cropped up online that reveals that Samsung could develop a tablet that folds in half like a book. Perhaps most intriguing is the inclusion of a side screen. This would allow users to access...
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A sea of smartphones and lit up screens at gigs is pretty much an inevitability. This has riled up plenty of performers in recent years, but they may soon be able to rest easy as Apple has an invention...
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Thomas S Ross from Florida is suing Apple for $10 billion as he claims that the company stole and exploited his idea. He filed a patent for an “electronic reading device” in 1992, which he...
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Apple may be set to make sweeping changes to the design of next year's iPhone after a patent application popped up online for an "electronic device with wrap around display." The patent...
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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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