Samsung working on alternative smartphone designs

Samsung working on alternative smartphone designs

Samsung has been coming under a bit of criticism recently for having a similar design for most of its mobile phones, while others would suggest that there is no need to fix what isn’t broken. Whatever side of the fence you sit on it does seem that Samsung has been working on alternative smartphones designs […]

Microsoft interactive phone case with touch technology

Microsoft interactive phone case with touch technology

Smartphone manufacturers are constantly trying to develop clever and innovative ideas to help their products standout from the rest of the crowd. While we are used to seeing various Apple patents appear online, today we have news of a Microsoft interactive phone case with touch technology. Microsoft has recently been awarded a patent that has […]

iPad virtual drafting CAD-like tools for pros

iPad virtual drafting CAD-like tools for pros

Since Apple released the original iPad we have seen the device used for a number of different uses that have even included the increasing popularity of the device as an educational tool inside schools. Now a recently awarded patent looks to bring iPad virtual drafting CAD like tools for pros to the market. Apple was […]

iPad mini 2 extended screen onto bezel

iPad mini 2 extended screen onto bezel

There has been a lot of speculation over the last few months regarding the second generation iPad mini and the specs that will come with it. The device is expected to arrive in a couple of month’s time and now there is a chance that the iPad mini 2 will have an extended screen that […]

iPhone 6 could have gaze technology addition

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From time to time we like to look ahead to future devices, and we’ve just heard of some new technology that the Apple iPhone 6 could utilize. There’s a possibility that the iPhone 6 could benefit from gaze technology, as a patent application regarding this has just been published by the US Patent and Trademark […]

Samsung patent hints at Galaxy S4 Zoom with curved display

Samsung patent hints at Galaxy S4 Zoom with curved display

Quite often we report about new patents that emerge from iPhone maker Apple, but that’s not to say other companies are not always coming up with innovative ideas. Today a new Samsung patent hints at a possible curved display on the rumoured Galaxy S4 Zoom device. A recent patent that has been awarded to Samsung […]

Nexus 5 new GPS camera control feature possible

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The Google Nexus 5 smartphone is a device that many people are talking about right now and the popularity of Nexus devices that offer a pure vanilla Google Android experience seems to be growing and growing. It is believed that the Nexus 5 will launch running the next major Android operating system upgrade, 5.0 Key […]

Google patent for multiple camera flashes on mobile devices

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If you’re a fan of Google’s Android platform and enjoy using your smartphone for photography then there’s some good news today as we have heard of a new Google patent for multiple camera flashes on mobile devices. The patent implies that the next Nexus phone could see some real innovation on the photography front. Alternatively, […]

Apple iShoes, patent for sensor and alarm system

Apple iShoes, patent for sensor and alarm system

Apple has always been known as an innovative company and in the past changed the smartphone industry for the better with the launch of the original iPhone back in 2007. This shook up the market with other companies having to up their game and we have news of an Apple patent that has been discovered […]

Nokia vs RIM in WLAN standard feud

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Here we go again, once more another feud between two big players in the mobile industry though at least for once it’s not between Apple and Samsung! This time Nokia and Research in Motion are going head to head with Nokia petitioning in a bid to prevent RIM from selling devices with wireless LAN support […]