A new patent from Apple published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) describes a way by which you can dock your iPhone into the MacBook-like shell and power it using the smartphone. Titled as Electronic accessory device, the patent application was first discovered by Apple Insider.
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Since the beginning of this year, Samsung has been rumored to release foldable smartphones next year. Patents foldable smartphones from the company had surfaced in March and now. Now, Samsung has been granted patents for flexible display by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Continue reading “Samsung bags flexible display patent for foldable smartphones”
The sun has finally set on the Google and Oracle copyright battle. Google has won the long running Java lawsuit against Oracle as the jury found that Android OS does not violate copyrights owned by the latter.
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Google has filed patent for an electronic device that can be directly injected into the eyeballs and replace the lens. The patent was filed in 2014 and published last week. Continue reading “Google patents an electronic device to inject directly into eyes for better vision”
We have been hearing about Samsung’s plans to make foldable smartphones for sometime now and the company has also been talking regarding this technology for years. A recently filed patent application by Samsung has surfaced which shows the foldable smartphone tech in advanced development stage.
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Amazon has filed for a patent application that would allow users to take a selfie or video of themselves to pay for items. Filed in October last year, the technology identifies a person and authenticates payment with their photo instead of using passwords.
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It looks like future devices from Samsung might be able to keep a tab on your health stats. The company has filed a patent for advanced laser technology that uses mobile devices to monitor your health healt vitals.
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According to a new patent, Samsung is working on a smartphone case that comes with a built-in S Pen. The patent diagrams suggest that stylus will be placed at the bottom of the case, similar to the one present on the Galaxy Note 5.
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A new patent application filed by Apple suggests that the company is thinking about improving camera even further on its upcoming iPhone. The patent for a dual rear camera zoom lens system was published by the US Patent and Trademark Office and first spotted by Patently Apple.
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Microsoft and Asus have announced their plans to expand their earlier patent licensing agreement which will include a broad cross-licensing covering.
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Apple has filed a patent with USPTO for a new material that could be used for future iPhones. The composite material could be used to hide the antenna lines on the phone.
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Amazon wants to change the way you unlock your phone. The company is going beyond passcode, fingerprints, iris scanner as a medium to unlock your phone.
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Earlier in March this year, it was reported that Samsung is working on foldable smartphones that will be ready by 2016. Now a fresh report states that the South Korean company has patented the technology behind foldable display.
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Samsung has just been granted a patent for a dual-OS notebook that has a built-in phablet dock. The theoretical notebook would for example allow users to use Windows 10 by default and then switch over to Android OS and control their smartphone by placing it in the dock.
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