News & Reviews: Patent
Sep 26, 2022
Xiaomi might have been planning something interesting for its smartphone camera system. Reputable tipster Digital Chat Station found that the Chinese company has patented a DSLR-like camera zoom system for smartphones, which only uses a single camera on the rear.
Jul 27, 2022
Samsung might again be pushing its limits on what it can do with camera's megapixels. A new patent has shown up, hinting that the Korean tech giant is developing a 450MP sensor, surpassing the 200MP ISOCELL sensors that the company currently owns.
Mar 08, 2022
Huawei seems to be working on perfecting its under-display camera technology as a recent device patent application by the Chinese tech giants reveals a smartphone display without a cutout. Furthermore, the patent doesn’t show a pop-up camera mechanism either, which could only mean that it would utilise an under-display camera.
As reported by IT Home who shared screenshots of the patent application, there are no openings on the smartphone’s display like many other modern smartphones. The front side of the smartphone seems to be all screen with a display that curves to its sides and thin bezels on its top and bottom.
Jan 17, 2022
When people say that a laptop is already foldable, there's no need to make one with a foldable display, it doesn't apply to Samsung. It seems that the Korean tech giant is working on a laptop that can be folded in four, revealed by a patent surfaced online.
Dec 31, 2021
Reverse wireless charging is probably a feature that most of us would like to see on the Apple iPhones. If you're one of the people, this patent is here to bring excitement to you. According to it, the Cupertino-based tech giant is working on a technology that allows you to charge through its devices' screens.
Dec 15, 2021
Besides upgrading its Galaxy S smartphone series, Samsung is bringing the latest versions of its earbuds next year. According to a new patent, the Korean tech giant might include an unexpected technology on the next-generation Galaxy Buds, and it's a biometric sensor.
Oct 18, 2021
As we're approaching the end of 2021, it's almost time for us to see a bunch of next-generation flagship smartphones. According to rumours, Xiaomi would still be aiming to become one of the first to lead the upcoming competition by launching the Xiaomi 12 as early as December. A few moments ago, its patent had also surfaced on the internet, giving us a glimpse at what we'll be getting from the Chinese tech company.
Sep 13, 2021
The Samsung Galaxy Note series is said to make a comeback next year after the company decided not to release the Galaxy Note 21 to boost the Z Fold3's sales. Since it's coming back, the rumours are back online, with the latest claiming that the upcoming Note's S Pen will feature a wireless camera.
Aug 21, 2021
Based on a statement by gizmochina, a patent by Apple seems to hint that they might be working on a keyboard that comes equipped with a removable key that functions as a mouse. While not much is known exactly known in regards to when it will be unveiled, we do know that the device will be compatible with most MacBooks in the future.
Aug 18, 2021
Over the past few years, the Touch Bar has been featured on some MacBook models to allow applications to utilize touch gestures to interact with their functions. However, Apple might take the next step to bring something different to future MacBooks. According to sources, the Touch Bar could be replaced by a slot for Apple Pencil in the coming years.