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Samsung turns fortuneteller, patents odd palm scanning security feature

Here’s a piece of news that will probably make you raise your eyebrows. According to a recent patent uncovered by the GalaxyClub publication, Samsung...

Asus devices will come bundled with Microsoft Office to avoid a lawsuit

After years of suing everyone in sight, it appears that Microsoft is in the market to make some friends. This week they've announced a...

Google working on a way to help you not forget your valuables

Life can be tough.  One common occurrence is that we leave our home in a rush and the vulnerability to leaving something important behind gets the...

Google patent shows double keyboard for language translation

Google has applied for a patent that could help with language translation on mobile devices by displaying two keyboards.The two keyboards are positioned at...

Moto X and G get banned in Germany

A ruling made at the Mannheim Regional Court in Germany on July 8th found Motorola to infringe on a patent held by LPKF -...

Google improving on Samsung and PA’s Pie-style menu?

Looks like Google is working on multi-touch pie-style menus as they've just filed a patent on touch-screen radial menus.Now, we've seen a lot of...
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Lenovo buying Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion

Numerous sources reported today about a potential acquisition of Motorola Mobility that comes not even three years after Google bought it for $12.5 billion,...

Samsung and Google Sign Global Patent License Agreement

Samsung and Google have entered into a 10 year patent license agreement in order to "prevent litigation and focus on innovation".  With this agreement,...

Samsung files for “Comfort Zone” patent

Samsung, being the king of phablets with it's Galaxy Note line of smartphones, has applied for a patent that will allow users to create...

Motorola thinks you want a smart tattoo on your throat, files patent

So get this, Motorola has filed a patent for a smart tattoo that would act as a microphone for your smartphone. As just stated,...

Apple sets sights on Samsung Galaxy S4 in patent infringement lawsuit

Apple currently has a pretty massive "anti-Android" lawsuit going, and they're looking to add yet another device to their list of culprits. Apple says...

Google files a patent for backside controls on future devices

The US Patent & Trademark Office recently published a patent application from Google that shows their intentions to bring backside controls to future Android...

New Google patent may hint at Nexus or Motorola phone with multiple LED flashes

In a new patent, Google has released their idea for a device (or devices) with multiple camera LED flashes.This leads us to the possible...

Calling off the dogs: Apple and HTC settle all patent litigation in 10-year license...

After being at each other's throats for years around patent rights, Apple and HTC have decided to let bygones be bygones. The two companies...

Google says Galaxy Nexus shipping should continue next week after Samsung-Apple suit caused sales...

Yesterday, we told you about The Galaxy Nexus and how Google / Samsung were working together to circumvent the ban that was won in a...

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Android Easter Eggs: The definitive list

Google has always had a bit of fun with each new version of Android by hiding quirky UI tricks. Here's a full list of the history of Android Easter eggs.

Amazon introduces a truckload of new Echo devices including an upgraded...

Amazon this week took the world by surprise and announced over 70 new devices, customer features and developer tools across its Alexa, Echo and...

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