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05.23.13
Samsung thinks the strangers who take pictures of you could do a better job
05.23.13

Samsung thinks the strangers who take pictures of you could do a better job

Everyone's found themselves in this situation at one time or another: you're in a picture-perfect...

By J. Rigg,   05.23.13
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05.16.13
Apple patent application teams up multiple smartphone flashes for better lighting
05.16.13

Apple patent application teams up multiple smartphone flashes for better lighting

Smartphone camera flashes are notoriously weak compared to dedicated models, but what if you could...

By S. Dent,   05.16.13
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04.09.13
Nintendo lands 'remotely controlled mobile device control' patent
04.09.13

Nintendo lands 'remotely controlled mobile device control' patent

You know those goofy tennis racket peripherals that allow for Wiimote insertion? Or, perhaps more...

By D. Murph,   04.09.13
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03.28.13
Apple patent filing describes phone concept with wrap-around AMOLED display
03.28.13

Apple patent filing describes phone concept with wrap-around AMOLED display

Behold, the iPhone 6. Nah, we're only joking -- what you see above is a diagram lifted from an App...

By J. Rigg,   03.28.13
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03.21.13
Apple patent application hints at iPhone that changes orientation mid-fall
03.21.13

Apple patent application hints at iPhone that changes orientation mid-fall

One way to protect a delicate device like a smartphone is to wrap it in layers of shock-absorbing...

By T. O'Brien,   03.21.13
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03.21.13
Google applies for another Glass patent, thinks about controlling your garage door and fridge
03.21.13

Google applies for another Glass patent, thinks about controlling your garage door and fridge

In case you hadn't noticed, the people over at Mountain View continue to work pretty hard on bring...

By M. Smith,   03.21.13
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02.28.13
Apple patent application reveals a camera with built-in privacy filter
02.28.13

Apple patent application reveals a camera with built-in privacy filter

It feels a bit strange to report on a webcam privacy shade as if it were a novelty: various produc...

By D. Wollman,   02.28.13
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02.21.13
Google Glass patent application shows detailed diagrams
02.21.13

Google Glass patent application shows detailed diagrams

Along with a lot of publicity, Project Glass from Google has generated a bevy of approved patents...

By S. Dent,   02.21.13
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02.21.13
Apple patent app describes flexible, wearable, watch-like AMOLED device
02.21.13

Apple patent app describes flexible, wearable, watch-like AMOLED device

Apples and oranges watches. Today's bumper pack of patent applications from Cupertino included thi...

By M. Smith,   02.21.13
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