‘Write on PDF’ could be new S Pen function of Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung has filed a patent application with the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) called “Write on PDF.” This could be a new function of the S Pen on the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. According to the patent application, Write on PDF is a: Computer application software for mobile phones, smart phones, tablet computers, portable […]

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 Apple applies for patent for metal-looking material that allows better reception

A lot of Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus find the plastic antenna lines unsightly, especially when the dye in your jeans ruined the colour of these lines. Although an eyesore, these bands are essential, since they allow for better reception. If a patent application sees the light of day, you may never […]

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 Apple patent suggests future iPhones will sport 1 image sensor with multiple camera lenses

An Apple patent filed with the USPTO suggests that future iPhones will sport one image sensor with multiple camera lenses. So what does this mean? Well, for one thing, it means that you’ll no longer have to deal with that unsightly protruding camera. Patent images: Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CAPTURING IMAGES Abstract: Systems and […]

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 Apple patent filing suggests next iPhone may be water proof

One of the things iPhone owners should be worried about is water damage. However, if a patent application sees the light of day, iPhone owners may never have to worry about water damage ever again. Apple has filed a patent application, suggesting that the next iPhone may be waterproof. The patent application with the USPTO […]

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 Design patent possibly shows follow-up to Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is the Korean tech giant’s cross between smartphones and compact point-and-shoot cameras. A newly uncovered design patent suggests that Samsung is working on the device’s follow-up. If you’re unfamiliar with the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, the device sports a 4.8-inch AMOLED screen, a 20.7-megapixel rear-facing camera (with xenon flash, a large 1/2.3-inch sensor, […]

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 Patent reveals Samsung Galaxy S Edge dual edge screen – shows mystery panel

We’ve been hearing a number of reports claiming that Samsung is planning to launch another version of the Galaxy S6 that sports dual-edged screens. This all started last year when the Korean tech giant launched the Galaxy Note Edge, a version of the Galaxy Note 4 that sports a single-edge screen. Now a patent has […]

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 Samsung looks to patent smart glove

Last year in April, a post on the Korean tech giant’s official blog showed a smart glove called “Samsung Fingers.” According to Samsung, the device sports a 3-inch flexible UHD Super Emo-LED screen, a 16-megapixel camera, and 4 GB of RAM. Since the post was done in April, it was nothing but an April Fool’s […]

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 Apple patents stylus that can write on any surface and transmit images to an iPhone or iPad

The USPTO has granted Apple a new patent for a stylus or smart pen that allows users to write or draw on any surface and transmit these images to the screen of an iPhone or iPad. We can see a number of applications to this technology. An example would be teachers writing or drawing on a […]

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 Public transit navigation and information coming to iOS, patent suggests

We’ve been hearing about Apple planning to include transit navigation and information to the Apple Maps app in iOS, but the Cupertino firm is yet to add the new feature. It was left out of iOS 6, with Apple allowing  third party apps to provide the data in its place. iOS 8 was suppose to […]

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 Small Chinese phone manufacturer claims iPhone 6 may have infringed on their design patents

When the first iPhone was released back in 2007, it was instant hit. And like anything that turns out to be a hit, we’re sure to see knockoffs spawn out of China. This, however, ins’t the case here. A small and relatively unknown Chinese smartphone maker, Digione alleges that Apple may have infringed on its […]

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