Microsoftpatent

06.15.12
Microsoft patent app wants SMSs in your spreadsheet, so you can Excel while you excel
06.15.12

Microsoft patent app wants SMSs in your spreadsheet, so you can Excel while you excel

If you're too busy racking up commissions to submit your expense report, a Microsoft patent applic...

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06.14.12
Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling
06.14.12

Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling

Microsoft has applied to patent a magnetic power and data coupling that's similar to the power-onl...

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05.29.12
Microsoft patent outlines smart power-saving system that reads your diary, leaves a tip
05.29.12

Microsoft patent outlines smart power-saving system that reads your diary, leaves a tip

Always leave your PC on while you watch the latest Game of Thrones? Someone at Microsoft evidently...

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05.29.12
Microsoft patents asking your friends 'does my butt look big in this?'
05.29.12

Microsoft patents asking your friends 'does my butt look big in this?'

Microsoft has patented an online personal appearance adviser for those of us without a hotline str...

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05.08.12
Microsoft patent details pressure-sensitive Xbox controller for storing players' profiles
05.08.12

Microsoft patent details pressure-sensitive Xbox controller for storing players' profiles

Biometrics and laptop security go together like business meetings and boardrooms, but this Microso...

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12.20.11
ITC judge issues initial ruling that Motorola infringes Microsoft patent
12.20.11

ITC judge issues initial ruling that Motorola infringes Microsoft patent

Well, it's a busy holiday week for the International Trade Commission. The agency just announced...

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09.23.11
Microsoft patents modular Windows Phone with swappable batteries, keyboard, and gamepad
09.23.11

Microsoft patents modular Windows Phone with swappable batteries, keyboard, and gamepad

We've seen slider phones with speakers, gamepads, and of course, the standard keypad -- but what...

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01.02.09
Microsoft pay-as-you-go patent application rejected
01.02.09

Microsoft pay-as-you-go patent application rejected

Sorry folks -- we know that you were looking forward to a future of "pay to play" computing, but it...

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12.29.08
Microsoft patent application hints at pay-as-you-go PCs
12.29.08

Microsoft patent application hints at pay-as-you-go PCs

Heavily subsidized computers are hardly a new idea, as evidenced by the number of carriers now offe...

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