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02.14.13
BlackBerry files patent application for 180-degree hinge, redefines 'flip-phone'
02.14.13

BlackBerry files patent application for 180-degree hinge, redefines 'flip-phone'

Before you get too excited, lets remember two things: one, companies file patent applications for...

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02.08.13
Sony patent application puts electrodes in a pillow, eases you out of slumber
02.08.13

Sony patent application puts electrodes in a pillow, eases you out of slumber

You could monitor your sleep using the science of actigraphy but, as we've learned, accelerometers...

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01.31.13
Google files patent application for touch-based, full-finger keyboard layout
01.31.13

Google files patent application for touch-based, full-finger keyboard layout

Tapping on glass... it's not the future -- it's the present. Except software-based touch typing so...

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01.24.13
Apple applies for patent on 'smart shoe' sensor
01.24.13

Apple applies for patent on 'smart shoe' sensor

If an Apple patent application is any indication, athletic shoes may start telling us when they...

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01.24.13
Apple applies for shoe-life sensor patent, puts it in hypothetical brogues
01.24.13

Apple applies for shoe-life sensor patent, puts it in hypothetical brogues

Nike's running sensor, a detachable piece of tech that connected to a companion iOS app, is the cl...

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01.24.13
iRobot applies for 'all-in-one' 3D printer patent: aims to reduce need for post-processing
01.24.13

iRobot applies for 'all-in-one' 3D printer patent: aims to reduce need for post-processing

It's no floor cleaner, so it looks like iRobot's looking to expand its horizons, filing a patent a...

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01.10.13
Microsoft hopes to patent an 'inconspicuous mode' for phones (updated)
01.10.13

Microsoft hopes to patent an 'inconspicuous mode' for phones (updated)

We've all seen That Person in the movie theater: the one whose compulsive texting guarantees a dis...

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12.13.12
Microsoft may turn to mobile gaming for crowdsourced mapping data
12.13.12

Microsoft may turn to mobile gaming for crowdsourced mapping data

Keeping map data relevant's a full-time job -- just ask Nokia, Google and, yes, even Apple. Which...

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12.01.12
Sony patent application details hybrid DualShock / PlayStation Move controller
12.01.12

Sony patent application details hybrid DualShock / PlayStation Move controller

If you think Sony's DualShock and Move controllers are two halves of a well-rounded gaming experie...

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