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Samsung DeX review – can your smartphone replace a PC?

by Nirave Gondhia 1 day ago23 comments

Have phones become too expensive?

by Robert Triggs 6 hours ago40 comments

How often do you use your phone’s voice assistant? [Poll of the Week]

by Jimmy Westenberg 9 hours ago43 comments

Bixby vs Google Assistant vs Siri

by Robert Triggs 1 day ago21 comments
180 articles

Samsung files for a mind-bending flexible phone patent

A Samsung patent application shows the concept of a bending smartphone that users could fold like a wallet or bend into a V shape and use as a desk clock or calendar.
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 19, 201424

Patent that Apple used in recent trial against Samsung found to be invalid

Samsung has informed Judge Lucy Koh that the USPTO has deemed an Apple patent invalid.
by William Neilson JrAugust 8, 201438

Apple and Samsung announce truce in patent war, but only outside US

Apple and Samsung agreed to drop all suits against each other, with the exception of current cases on trial in the US. The agreement suggests Apple and Samsung are engaged in ...
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 6, 20147

Wireless infrastructure could be the next target of a large patent troll

FOSSPatents Intellectual Ventures (IV) is a company that buys old patents and extorts forces productive businesses to pay IV licensing fees. Patent Trolls such as IV account ...
by William Neilson JrJuly 18, 20149
 
 

Supreme Court rules software patents need to be more than general ideas

Today we have a reason to celebrate, as the Supreme Court is making some changes to our amazingly flawed patent system. Patent trolls should start worrying.
by Edgar CervantesJune 19, 20149

Google Chromebook with dock-able Android device could be in the works

The idea of having multiple devices working together is certainly engrossing - but is it what we are looking for? Google is willing to bet on this idea!
by Edgar CervantesMay 19, 201416

Kill the patent trolls says CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association

It is reckoned that 90 percent of all patent troll activity is aimed against small businesses and startups. In other words against those who don't have the money to fight back. This ...
by Gary SimsApril 3, 201412

Microsoft and Dell sign Android royalty agreement

Microsoft and Dell have signed a deal covering patents relating to Android and Chrome OS. Dell will now pay Microsoft for every device it sells running Android or Chrome OS.
by Gary SimsMarch 27, 201411

In patent deal, HTC will pay Nokia to bury the hatchet

After months of legal battles, HTC and Nokia announced today a “patent and technology collaboration agreement” that will end all their legal conflicts.
by Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 7, 20146

Google patent reveals a dual e-ink device, reminiscent of Microsoft Courier

A recently published Google patent shows off a dual-screen e-ink device that is at least somewhat reminiscent of the canceled Microsoft Courier project.
by Andrew GrushFebruary 7, 20147
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