With the introduction of Touch Bar in MacBooks last year, Apple showed the world that when it comes to innovation and design they are the best. This was a big success and now there is some good news for the fans. The latest patent from Apple looks like the Touch Bar might extend to an entire keyboard, which might really be a great addition to the next fleet of MacBooks. Read More
Google had earlier signed similar deals with Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Cisco Systems Inc, but the deal with Tencent is a first with a large Chinese tech firm. Google has not disclosed any financial terms of the deal but said that the agreement with the Chinese social media and gaming firm Tencent covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future. Read More
It will probably be easier for Apple Watch owners to share more than just thoughts when they meet in the future. The details of a gesture-based method of exchanging files surfaced in a new patent filed by Cupertino company. Now, for the ones who would want to know a fellow Apple Watch owner better, this technology would share contact information with a handshake! Apple has applied for a patent on a system that would enable the exchange of information between wearables. Read More
Apple’s lawsuit grief doesn’t seem to end. Just last week it was announced that Apple will have to face a federal lawsuit after being accused by users of preventing them from receiving text messages when they switched from iPhone to an Android device. Now, a report from Bloomberg confirms that Apple has been ordered to pay $23.6 million for patent infringement. Read More
Apple and Samsung are working hard to fight their ongoing court-case over each other’s patent infringement, but when Samsung asked Apple to show it the unannounced iPhone 5 and iPad 3, everyone was shocked. FOSS Patents have looked deeply into the case, and have come to the conclusion, Apple wasn’t obligated to show Samsung its unannounced products, but Samsung will have to provide several of their products to Apple’s legal team. Read More
Today, PatentlyApple reported that China’s Patent and Trademark Office has officially published a series of new Apple Industrial Designs. According to the reports, the next generation iPad would definitely have a front-facing camera for Face-Time and will also include a two way dock connector.