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11.29.10
MS applies for patent on 'light-induced shape-memory,' a touchscreen that could touch back
11.29.10

MS applies for patent on 'light-induced shape-memory,' a touchscreen that could touch back

Touchscreens are selfish lovers, taking your gentle caresses and impatient taps without offering a...

By T. Stevens,   11.29.10
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09.26.10
Apple attempts to patent a smarter camera flash
09.26.10

Apple attempts to patent a smarter camera flash

There's always something intriguing cooking in Cupertino, even if Apple's ovens are full, and the l...

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09.19.10
Apple patent app hints at iPod-based phones, Peel 520 turns shades of green, red, blue and yellow
09.19.10

Apple patent app hints at iPod-based phones, Peel 520 turns shades of green, red, blue and yellow

Looking for that elusive CDMA iPhone? You won't find it here -- but you might hear about a device A...

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09.09.10
RIM tries to patent billboards that adjust to roadside traffic
09.09.10

RIM tries to patent billboards that adjust to roadside traffic

Looks like our pals at Research In Motion are taking the company name literally this week -- they'v...

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08.21.10
Apple attempts to patent kill switch that roots out unauthorized users, detects jailbreaks
08.21.10

Apple attempts to patent kill switch that roots out unauthorized users, detects jailbreaks

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08.05.10
Microsoft's Kinect patent application goes public, reveals gobs of fine print
08.05.10

Microsoft's Kinect patent application goes public, reveals gobs of fine print

Not like it matters much now -- after all, Project Natal has had time to incubate and come out as K...

By D. Murph,   08.05.10
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05.06.10
Apple's Seamlessly Embedded Heart Rate Monitor could turn the iPhone into a new-age mood ring
05.06.10

Apple's Seamlessly Embedded Heart Rate Monitor could turn the iPhone into a new-age mood ring

Nike is making millions from its Apple-friendly wares, designed to turned technophiles into fitness...

By T. Stevens,   05.06.10
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02.22.10
Microsoft dreams of smart charging pad with information display (update: prototype pics and video)
02.22.10

Microsoft dreams of smart charging pad with information display (update: prototype pics and video)

It's no Courier, but for a charging pad, this is a pretty interesting concept. According to a paten...

By R. Lai,   02.22.10
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12.26.09
Latest Apple patent app details multitouch tactile keyboard
12.26.09

Latest Apple patent app details multitouch tactile keyboard

We're not going so far as to suggest that this here patent application foreshadows the kind of keyb...

By D. Murph,   12.26.09
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