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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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A new Google patent outlines a system of advertisements that include free transportation to the retailer's location, taking into account the customer's purchase history, job and location. A new patent...
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New Samsung patents outline features that should make it easier to use bigger smartphones one-handed. It is thought that this feature could make its way to the Galaxy S5 interface. The one-handed operation...
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With the inevitable launch of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 looming ever closer, we may have an early indication of what the device will look like thanks to a patent filing. The patent granted by the USPTO contains...
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As if an interactive data overlay on everything you see wasn't enough, Google may have another futuristic innovation in mind for its Project Glass interactive eyewear. The technology giant has filed a...
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Zoom to your heart's content. We’ve all chuckled at the C.S.I. crime solving capabilities where they can effortlessly zoom into a picture and pick out all the details effortlessly. However, this...
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The fight for control of your electronics rages on. Apple wants to make the iPhone a central controller for systems across your house according to a new patent filing. The company has registered a patent...
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