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Amazon Patent Describes Wirelessly Powered Remote Displays
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
Amazon wants to take the hardware out of your hands.
Asetek Sues Cooler Master for Patent Infringement
Mar 12, 2013 - in News
Asetek is suing Cooler Master over the design of water coolers.
Microsoft Moves Beyond Touch, Files 3D Stylus Patent
Jan 25, 2013 - in News
Following touch input, 3D input could become a major new trend. Microsoft is rumored to be working on Kinect-like features for Windows-based PCs and tablets, but the company is playing with alternative technologies as well.
Google Patents Idea to Turn Your Hand Into a Touchscreen
Jan 22, 2013 - in News
Google may be reviving the idea of the projected keyboard as part of its Project Glass.
Apple Gets a Patent For an Idea that is 24 Years Old
Jan 21, 2013 - in News
There was a time when Apple was interested in building its own social network.
Microsoft Patents Multithreaded Opening and Saving
Jan 20, 2013 - in News
Microsoft has been granted a patent that provides the rights to multithreaded opening and saving of documents as well as all other files that can be edited.
[UPDATE]BT Rumored to be Suing 14 Mobile Giants Over Basic Patent
Jan 15, 2013 - in News
British Telecom is known to be aggressively enforcing its patent base. It appears that the company's lawyers may have found an old patent that, if validated, could mean trouble for cell phone makers and cellular network carriers.
Apple Files Patent for On-Demand Power Generation from Wind Turbines at Any Time
Jan 1, 2013 - in News
Apple has filed a patent that makes wind turbine power more flexible and allows access to power even when a turbine is not actively generating power at a given time.
Intel Patents Gaming System With "Safety Features"
Dec 26, 2012 - in News
Game systems that rely on gesture recognition for data input carry a potential for a player to unintentionally collide with surrounding objects.
Microsoft Follows Google, Files For Desktop Remoting Patent
Dec 25, 2012 - in News
Desktop remoting is emerging as one of the killer features of Google's Chrome OS, as it allows even small low power devices to connect to a regular and powerful desktop PC and run traditional x86 or Mac OS X apps.
Apple Files HDR Imaging Patent Application
Dec 19, 2012 - in News
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application that reveals the company's intent to protect high-dynamic range (HDR) photo capability in its products.
Amazon Granted Gadget-Airbag Patent
Dec 13, 2012 - in News
Would protect smartphones and tablets from breaking.
Microsoft Expands Rebootless Display Driver Upgrade Patent
Nov 5, 2012 - in News
Microsoft was just granted the rights to a more elaborate display driver update that does not require a computer system to reboot.
Samsung, HTC Attempt iPhone 5 Ban Using LTE Patents
Sep 17, 2012 - in News
HTC files a patent infringement suit against Apple for its LTE-capable iPhone 5, and Samsung may soon follow.
IBM: Phase Change Memory to Operate Beyond 150°C
Sep 9, 2012 - in News
IBM has been granted a patent for an exotic phase change memory (PCM) cell structure the allows the technology to retain its data retention characteristics at temperatures above 150 degrees Celsius (300 degrees Fahrenheit).
Google Optimizes Screen Power by Reducing Image Sizes
Aug 31, 2012 - in News
Turning off pixels you don't need can save substantial power consumed by an OLED display.
IBM Patents Optical Disc With Embedded Flash Memory
Aug 3, 2012 - in News
Just about when the HD wars were settled between HD DVD and Blu-ray, IBM submitted a patent for yet another disc format.