News & Reviews: Patent
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2021
While some people may say that Apple is slow to adopt new trends, it's not like they completely stagnate. The company is constantly working on new features, some of them rather interesting too. Recently, sources have found a new patent related to notifications.
Last Updated: Apr 02, 2021
Voice assistants have been around for years, but most people don't really use them that often. Of course, that hasn't stopped Apple from wanting to improve Siri. In fact, the company has filed a new patent for environmentally aware voice assistants.
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2021
If you recall, Apple launched the Mac Pro back in December 2019 and it had an unusual design. The desktop looked like a giant cheese grater and the folks at iFixit even tried to see if they could do it. Now, Apple wants to repeat the design on another device.
Last Updated: Mar 24, 2021
Apple has been working on different new technologies to improve the Apple Watch. Last year, we saw patents for a watch band with embedded batteries and an under-display camera. Now, there's also a new one describing a flexible display.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2021
As most Asian mobile gamers know, Tencent is one of the biggest companies that produce popular mobile game apps such as PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty Mobile, Mobile Legends Bang Bang and many more. The company have also recently caught out attention that they are planning to build their own handheld gaming console that's similar to the Nintendo Switch.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2021
A foldable Apple device is as good as confirmed. While we don't know when it's going to launch, officially patents prove that the device is real. In fact, Apple was recently awarded 45 new patents and one of them is related to foldable devices.
Last Updated: Mar 03, 2021
It seems that a patent posted on patentlyapple.com seems to hint that Apple’s upcoming iPhone could come equipped with the MagSafe Charging port, which could replace Lightning Ports located at the bottom of most current generation iPhones. While not much is known in regards to which smartphones will come equipped with the MagSafe Charging port, it does give us a better idea of what to expect when it is officially launched in the near future.
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2021
If you thought phones will stop at 144Hz, think again. In their quest to one-up each other, brands continue to push the hardware available in phones. Now, a new Apple patent shows that the company wants to push display tech further.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2021
With new tech, companies inevitably try out different ways to make it work. We've seen foldable smartphones that fold outwards and have a clamshell design. But have you seen one with both? A new patent from vivo could do just that.
Last Updated: Feb 02, 2021
Every year, we see smartphones improve in specs only. That's kind of sad, as it would be great to also have radically new features. That might not happen soon, but at least companies like Samsung are improving existing features. Case in point, the pop-up camera.