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01.08.11
Skullcandy Fix versus Yurbuds Ironman ... battle of the in-ear headphones! (video)
01.08.11

Skullcandy Fix versus Yurbuds Ironman ... battle of the in-ear headphones! (video)

Skullcandy is hitting CES with a characteristically bold claim: its new Fix in-ear headphones are...

By Vlad Savov,   01.08.11
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12.02.10
Apple granted patents for glasses-free, multi-viewer 3D system, colorful keyboard backlighting
12.02.10

Apple granted patents for glasses-free, multi-viewer 3D system, colorful keyboard backlighting

We've seen a few Apple 3D patents before, but this latest IP portfolio addition shows Cupertino has...

By B. Bowers,   12.02.10
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11.09.10
It's the thought that counts, but just in case, Amazon patents gift conversion system
11.09.10

It's the thought that counts, but just in case, Amazon patents gift conversion system

The holiday season is drawing close, and gifting soon to begin, which almost certainly means anothe...

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06.09.10
Would you buy a voice-controlled camera, or perhaps a DSLR with touchsceen?
06.09.10

Would you buy a voice-controlled camera, or perhaps a DSLR with touchsceen?

Do you talk to your digital camera? Perhaps stroke its glossy LCD? If a pair of recent patent appli...

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09.02.08
Microsoft patents Page Up / Page Down functionality, April 1st seen lingering in the distance
09.02.08

Microsoft patents Page Up / Page Down functionality, April 1st seen lingering in the distance

Here's one straight from the far left corner of left field. Microsoft has not only filed for, but a...

By D. Murph,   09.02.08
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05.09.08
Engineer aims to create plasma-powered micro air vehicle
05.09.08

Engineer aims to create plasma-powered micro air vehicle

Watch out, battery-powered MAVs -- your viability could be seriously in danger. Based on a patent a...

By D. Murph,   05.09.08
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03.03.08
Philips wants to bring copy-and-paste to interior lighting
03.03.08

Philips wants to bring copy-and-paste to interior lighting

We'll be straight with you -- we've never actually waltzed through the rooms at Engadget HQ and had...

By D. Murph,   03.03.08
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10.06.07
Nokia patent app envisions touchscreen input lids
10.06.07

Nokia patent app envisions touchscreen input lids

In an apparent effort to make using a touchscreen possible sans eyesight, Nokia has filed a patent...

By D. Murph,   10.06.07
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10.06.07
Sony Ericsson touchscreen slider shows up in patent app
10.06.07

Sony Ericsson touchscreen slider shows up in patent app

Another day, another Sony Ericsson patent application. This go 'round, the filing describes a "hous...

By D. Murph,   10.06.07
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