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Apple comes up with a game-changing idea for waterproof smartphones

These days every flagship smartphone is IP67 minimum certified which ensures the smartphone stays waterproof for up to 30 minutes if submerged in 1 meter deep water. Most of the smartphones use oleo phobic coating to keep the ports water free. However, Apple in its new patent application 2017/0127163 titled, ‘Hydrophobic Mesh Cover’ describes how

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Patent Facts you probably didn’t know

The following list provides an overview of some notable intellectual property events that have occurred in the past and have specific importance in this domain. January January 2, 1879 Auguste Bartholdi filed a design patent on Statue of Liberty (Design for a statue (USD11023S) January 2, 1906 Willis Carrier receives a US patent for the

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Apple wouldn’t allow you to text while driving

Texting while driving has been the primary reason of road fatalities off late. Several companies are working out methods to curb the usage of mobile phones while driving. Now, a new patent application filed by apple in 2016 and published this week has come to light which caters to taking care of such concerns. Patent

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War of Artificially Intelligent Personal Assistants

Intelligent Personal Assistant (IPA) can behave as a software agent that can perform tasks, provide information about anything on the globe with/without the internet connection. Intelligent personal assistant technologies are the combination of mobile devices, application programming interfaces (APIs), and the proliferation of mobile apps. IPA has the ability to access information from a variety

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iPhone’s Home button might be scrapped, screen to scan fingerprints

Apple was the first mobile phone maker that introduced fingerprint security to their smartphones with iPhone 5s. Ever since that, we have seen several mobile phone makers to introduce a fingerprint sensor but none has been able to master the efficiency and quickness of Touch ID enabled smartphones. Now, Apple through their latest patent granted

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Apple ‘Pencil’ may now be used on iPhone and Macbooks

When Jony Ive introduced Pencil back in 2015 for iPad pro, everybody thought it is just the right answer to Samsung Note devices. Many critics liked the product. A new patent application from apple published this week talks about the use of Pencil on iPhones and wider set of applications. This could send Samsung into

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Apple pushes towards artist’s copyrights protection

We all know Steve Jobs and his love for the music. In fact, the whole existence of iTunes in early 2000s was to curtail pirated albums and bring a platform to users to purchase albums and generate a revenue stream for artists who put their soul into the music. The latest patent US 9,380,225 titled