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10.05.07
Apple patent app describes force-sensitive touchpads
10.05.07

Apple patent app describes force-sensitive touchpads

It's no secret that Apple loves its touchscreens, and a freshly published patent application provid...

By D. Murph,   10.05.07
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09.24.07
Anti-projectile net could protect soldiers
09.24.07

Anti-projectile net could protect soldiers

We've seen a wide array of devices that tip off the good guys to approaching enemies, hunt down IED...

By D. Murph,   09.24.07
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08.24.07
Samsung thinks your battery should double as a kickstand
08.24.07

Samsung thinks your battery should double as a kickstand

In a patent application that outlines an invention sure to be the death of spare cradles, Samsung h...

By D. Murph,   08.24.07
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07.28.07
Apple wants your iPod to stop charging for thieves
07.28.07

Apple wants your iPod to stop charging for thieves

Hey, it's no shocker that Apple's iPod is a coveted item even for those who acquire their wares in...

By D. Murph,   07.28.07
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07.16.07
Microsoft patents reveal dubious ad client, helpful clipping lists
07.16.07

Microsoft patents reveal dubious ad client, helpful clipping lists

As if learning about one new aspect of Windows today wasn't enough, a duo of recent patent applicat...

By D. Murph,   07.16.07
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06.01.07
Xerox innovation can add anti-counterfeit measures to digital printers
06.01.07

Xerox innovation can add anti-counterfeit measures to digital printers

Xerox, the same outfit looking to extract information from your web browsing excursions, has now ch...

By D. Murph,   06.01.07
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06.01.07
Apple patent app details 'accessory detector' for mobile handset
06.01.07

Apple patent app details 'accessory detector' for mobile handset

Just days after hearing that Steve Jobs was indeed looking into the possibility of letting third par...

By D. Murph,   06.01.07
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06.01.07
Apple patent app details 'accessory detector' for mobile handset
06.01.07

Apple patent app details 'accessory detector' for mobile handset

Just days after hearing that Steve Jobs was indeed looking into the possibility of letting third par...

By D. Murph,   06.01.07
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05.31.07
Qualcomm pays out $19.6 million to Broadcom in patent suit
05.31.07

Qualcomm pays out $19.6 million to Broadcom in patent suit

Looks like the pockets of Qualcomm are going to be about $19.6 million lighter real soon, as a fede...

By D. Murph,   05.31.07
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