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What you need to know about Samsung's new ISOCELL sensors

by Robert Triggs 11 hours ago0 comments

How stable is the third Android O developer preview?

by Jimmy Westenberg 2 days ago27 comments

Where do you get your smartphone wallpapers? [Poll of the Week]

by Jimmy Westenberg 2 days ago100 comments

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 coming soon, but should you buy one?

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Forget fingerprint scanners, Samsung wants to use your veins to identify you

Samsung has patented a smartwatch-based vein-scanning technology that would be used as a contactless alternative to fingerprint scanners for biometric security on wearables.
by Kris CarlonFebruary 8, 20166

Apple wants Samsung’s appeal thrown out in Apple vs Samsung patent case

Apple is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to ignore Samsung's appeal to have the verdict in its 2012 case overturned and to review the patent law system and the way damages are awarded.
by Kris CarlonFebruary 5, 201697

Samsung demands patent law review, thinks the system is “antiquated”

Samsung has filed a petition with the U. S. Supreme Court requesting a review of the patent law system. The last time patent law was addressed by the Supreme Court was in the late 1800s.
by Kris CarlonJanuary 19, 201626

Samsung files patent for new Smart Ring

A new patent filing suggests that Samsung is working on a Smart Ring accessory that can be used to control functions on your smartphone, TV or in your home.
by Nirave GondhiaDecember 29, 20159
 
 

Samsung agrees to pay $548 million to Apple for patent infringement

Samsung says they'll pay Apple for damages, but it's clear the battle isn't over yet.
by John DyeDecember 4, 201570

Samsung files patents for a scrollable smartphone, a folding tablet, and more

Samsung is quite smitten with foldable, bendable, and now even scrollable displays. New patent filings published by Patently Mobile are worth checking out.
by Matthew BensonNovember 30, 20157

Samsung patents edge sensor pads to control smartphones

The latest patent filing from Samsung shows that the comapny has been working on transparent sensor pads for smartphone edges that work as buttons.
by Robert TriggsJuly 13, 20153

Samsung filing for most wearable patents, but it’s not enough

Samsung and other manufacturers are killing it filing thousands over thousands of wearable patents, but it seems they are still not focusing where they should.
by Edgar CervantesJune 30, 20153

Samsung wants to further reduce trial-awarded damages to Apple

Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. was originally heard in 2012, but the damages involved are still in limbo to this day and will now continue on.
by Matthew BensonJune 22, 20155

New Samsung patent could be further proof of Project Valley, a rumored foldable device

Last month we covered a story suggesting Samsung was creating a dual screen, folding smartphone. Today, a patent for such a device curiously has appeared.
by Matthew BensonJune 8, 201516
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