Apple Agrees Not To Include Samsung Galaxy S III Mini In Its Patent Case

Apple Agrees Not To Include Samsung Galaxy S III Mini In Its Patent Case

The legal battle between Samsung and Apple seems to know no end. Both have launched multiple lawsuits against each other all around the globe with mixed results for either. Apple recently decided to add more Samsung devices to its patent claim against Samsung but has now removed Galaxy S III mini from that list.

By On December 29, 2012 Respond
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Apple Patents Motion-Controlled Input Device

Apple Patents Motion-Controlled Input Device

Apple has just been granted a new patent by USPTO which speaks about an input device that makes use of motion gestures to perform different functions within a computer’s graphical user interface. The images included in the filing show a mouse being controlled through such gestures.

By On December 28, 2012 1 Response
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Court Ruled Apple Have To Pay $368 Million To VirnetX For FaceTime Patent Violation

Court Ruled Apple Have To Pay $368 Million To VirnetX For FaceTime Patent Violation

FaceTime calls are a vastly popular feature on both iPhone and iPad. Now that it is possible to make video calls on cellular networks, it has gained all the more traction. However, apparently Apple infringed a few patents in creating the feature and now has to cough up some $368 million for doing so.

By On November 9, 2012 Respond
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Apple Been Accused For Stealing Noise Reduction Technology

Apple Been Accused For Stealing Noise Reduction Technology

Noise Free Wireless is a company that holds a 2010 patent regarding a certain method of noise reduction during a call on a cell phone. The patent was originally filed as far back as 2007. The company has now claimed that it had been in talks with Apple over its noise reduction technology but that now Apple has gone on to duplicate and modify this technology and use it on its own.

By On July 9, 2012 Respond
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Apple Bags A Patent For Inductive Charging Dock

Apple Bags A Patent For Inductive Charging Dock

Apple has a knack of filing patents and bagging them even when it has no intents of using a technology in the near future. In fact, many Apple patents don’t see the light of the day and remain just patents. Nonetheless, this can be deemed the company’s strategy to guard its intellectual property rights.

By On June 27, 2012 Respond
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Apple Striving To Have Samsung S III Blocked From U.S.

Apple Striving To Have Samsung S III Blocked From U.S.

The patent fights between Samsung and Apple are nothing new. Earlier, there had been news that executives from both companies are due to meet to resolve these disagreements but apparently, nothing good has come of it and both are still involved in a rather childish fight, essentially hinging on to tiny things and very vague claims.

By On June 10, 2012 1 Response
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Apple Patents A New Wireless Headset With Built-In MP3 Player

Apple Patents A New Wireless Headset With Built-In MP3 Player

Apple keeps patenting a number of innovative ideas and break-through technologies. This is not to say that all these will see the light of the day some time but we at least do know what we can expect in upcoming Apple products. Now, Apple has been granted a patent for a bluetooth headset that has a built-in MP3 player with it.

By On April 14, 2012 Respond
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Apple Patents Advanced 3D Cameras With Gesture And Object Recognition

Apple Patents Advanced 3D Cameras With Gesture And Object Recognition

We have known for some time that Apple has been working on 3D camera technology. In fact, a patent related to that was also discovered a while back. Now, another patent filed by Apple related to 3D cameras has surfaced. The patent is about a 3D camera that makes use of a whole lot of techniques and technologies such as chrominance, depth-detection, microlenses and luminance sensors.

By On March 30, 2012 Respond
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Apple Patents – Beat-Matching Patent Application Discovered

Apple Patents – Beat-Matching Patent Application Discovered

With many companies fiercely guarding their respective patents and filing for a new as one the moment they make a new discovery, it seems that the future of tech companies and their fortunes will heavily rely on their patents. Apple has a knack of filing patents often, many of them not even ever implemented. Now, it has been discovered that back in 2010, Apple filed for a patent for an electronic device that can act more or less like a digital DJ.

By On February 25, 2012 1 Response
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Motorola Asks Apple To Give 2.25% Of It’s Sales For Using FRAND Patents

Motorola Asks Apple To Give 2.25% Of It’s Sales For Using FRAND Patents

The legal battle between the technology king, Apple and many other tech giants is unending. While Apple is already entangled in a number of legal suits with other major companies, Motorola has now demanded to hand over 2.25% of it’s overall sales to Motorola. Why? Because Motorola has accused Apple of using it’s FRAND patents. The case of the use of FRAND patents is still in the court and because of it, Apple has been forced to remove a number of it’s products from the German market.

By On February 5, 2012 Respond
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New Patent By Apple For Facial Recognition in iOS Devices

New Patent By Apple For Facial Recognition in iOS Devices

With a lot of legal battles over patents going on, every company is quick to file patents for any new idea or technology that it comes up with. Analysts have tracked Apple’s progress by reading the different patents filed by it, since they show the technological advancement happening at Apple’s headquarters. In this latest patent, Apple has filed a patent for the facial recognition feature in iOS devices.

By On December 30, 2011 Respond
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Apple to Bring New Dock Which Supports USB 3.0, Thunderbolt and Display Port

Apple to Bring New Dock Which Supports USB 3.0, Thunderbolt and Display Port

Apple has applied for a new Patent which has been granted by US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent describes what appears to be a new dock connector that can support both DisplayPort/USB 3.0. Apple has been using the 30 pin connector for a while now which brings portability and extendibility to all its products. With this Dock connector, the productivity of the iDevices will be greatly increased.

By On April 7, 2011 Respond
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