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08.14.12
Google's smartphone patent doesn't mind which end you talk into
08.14.12

Google's smartphone patent doesn't mind which end you talk into

The rectangular, predominantly symmetrical nature of most smartphones means if you're not looking,...

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05.01.12
Google patent app describes NFC sharing between devices, gives us Beam deja-vu
05.01.12

Google patent app describes NFC sharing between devices, gives us Beam deja-vu

Android Beam has been with us since October of last year and now we might just be getting a look i...

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03.13.12
Google patent could replace the ringback tone with adverts (updated)
03.13.12

Google patent could replace the ringback tone with adverts (updated)

It's a patent, so we can't promise it'll appear in the next version of Android, but since Google's...

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03.13.07
Google gets psychic with mobile search patent
03.13.07

Google gets psychic with mobile search patent

Google sometimes has the uncanny ability to know exactly what we're searching for and can cut throu...

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