Patent application

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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09.05.12
RIM applies for patent on tablet with concealable keyboard, keeps your QWERTY love a secret
09.05.12

RIM applies for patent on tablet with concealable keyboard, keeps your QWERTY love a secret

RIM just can't quit keyboards, and neither can many of its fans: even the BlackBerry PlayBook has...

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08.30.12
Motorola trying to patent smart ads in navigation apps
08.30.12

Motorola trying to patent smart ads in navigation apps

There are few places left in this world safe from advertising. Your apps have em, your train is pl...

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08.30.12
Amazon applies for dual-display device patent, where e-ink and LCD play nice together
08.30.12

Amazon applies for dual-display device patent, where e-ink and LCD play nice together

Been holding out on that Kindle Fire purchase because you just can't wean yourself off the eye-fri...

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08.24.12
Sony patent wants to make advertising more interactive
08.24.12

Sony patent wants to make advertising more interactive

We all know adverts are a necessary evil, which is why different companies are trying to make them...

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08.23.12
RIM tries to patent system-generated blog entries, we quietly update our resumés
08.23.12

RIM tries to patent system-generated blog entries, we quietly update our resumés

Research in Motion has applied to patent a system for automatically drafting a blog entry on your...

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