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09.19.13
Google patent filing describes tailored online book clubs, minus the wine
09.19.13

Google patent filing describes tailored online book clubs, minus the wine

The phrase "virtual book club" may not conjure romantic visions of low-lit rooms and vintage wines...

By J. Rigg,   09.19.13
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07.11.13
Sony patent application highlights the DualShock 4 that could've been
07.11.13

Sony patent application highlights the DualShock 4 that could've been

The patent application from Sony that popped up at the US Patent and Trademark Office this morning...

By B. Gilbert,   07.11.13
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06.27.13
Microsoft patent filing attempts to lock down games with multiple engines running concurrently
06.27.13

Microsoft patent filing attempts to lock down games with multiple engines running concurrently

Shortly after Microsoft released its Xbox 360 HD update to Halo: Combat Evolved -- a game which al...

By B. Gilbert,   06.27.13
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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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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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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...

By J. Fingas,   10.23.12
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10.16.12
Apple granted new patent for original iPad design
10.16.12

Apple granted new patent for original iPad design

We already know what some of you are thinking, but that doesn't change the reality on the ground:...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.12
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10.16.12
Google nabs design patent for left-eyed Google Glass, frees southpaws from tyranny
10.16.12

Google nabs design patent for left-eyed Google Glass, frees southpaws from tyranny

No more shall lefties wanting Google Glass toil under the oppression of right-handed overlords. No...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.12
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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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