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An Apple patent was published this week that details a touch sensitive, smart bezel for its tablet devices. The bezel would include touch sensors, pressure sensors, light emitters, haptic actuators and accelerometers. With this array of embedded sensors, a user could touch the bezel and control vol...

February 19th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If you needed another reason to not stop believin' in plasma, look to LG. The company is introducing a pair of the sets in its home market of Korea dubbed "Skinny Frame," a reference to the 25mm thin border around the panels -- which honestly isn't mind-blowingly thin, but nobody likes beefy bezels...

February 17th 2010 at 7:31am 0 Comments
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Apple might have finally released the iPad, but the rumor mill is already on to prognosticating about the next rev -- and as usual, Apple's patents and patent applications are everyone's favorite place to start. (And for good reason, really -- that very first design patent we inititally noticed way...

February 3rd 2010 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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The Patently Apple website is reporting that Apple has been granted patents dealing with tablets and advanced touch technology. The first patent concerns an 'intelligent bezel' where a user could control volume, brightness, zoom or even controls for games by sliding a finger along the edge of the de...

February 3rd 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments