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11.01.12
Apple files anti-theft patent that uses accelerometers to detect theft-like movement
11.01.12

Apple files anti-theft patent that uses accelerometers to detect theft-like movement

What kind of movement does a theft entail? Apple's in the process of figuring that out, today fili...

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10.23.12
Nikon patent would perfect the art of camera tossing, protect us from our folly
10.23.12

Nikon patent would perfect the art of camera tossing, protect us from our folly

If you're one of the more daring (or foolhardy) photographers out there, you've tried camera tossi...

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10.12.12
Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque
10.12.12

Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

While Apple has flirted with biometric-based patents before, we've yet to see them implemented in...

By N. Lee,   10.12.12
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10.04.12
Samsung files patent for auto-generating life diary, Mayans didn't see it coming
10.04.12

Samsung files patent for auto-generating life diary, Mayans didn't see it coming

If the minutiae of people's lives crowd your feeds and drive you to frustration, you really won't...

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09.27.12
Apple files patent application for 'intelligent automated assistant,' sounds like Siri
09.27.12

Apple files patent application for 'intelligent automated assistant,' sounds like Siri

Siri's managed to make it into several Apple devices now, so it doesn't shock us to spy the compan...

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09.20.12
Apple trying for patent on electromotive charging, could use that confident stride to charge iPhones
09.20.12

Apple trying for patent on electromotive charging, could use that confident stride to charge iPhones

We've seen the concept of electromotive (movement-based) charging before, but it usually comes at...

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09.20.12
Apple patent application has iPhones text when calls don't reach spotty coverage areas
09.20.12

Apple patent application has iPhones text when calls don't reach spotty coverage areas

If you're already using Android 4.0 or iOS 6, you're likely familiar with the option to send a pre...

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09.13.12
Could this be Apple's solution to the iPhone letterboxing issue?
09.13.12

Could this be Apple's solution to the iPhone letterboxing issue?

As things stand, empty voids at the top and bottom of an iPhone or iPad display come as standard w...

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09.06.12
Apple patent application details method for detecting and displaying hand position on screen
09.06.12

Apple patent application details method for detecting and displaying hand position on screen

We've had a glimpse at Apple's conception of a sensor-based keyless layout, and the latest patent...

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