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Microsoft Files for Split Dual-Screen Patent – Future Windows Phone?

Microsoft Files for Split Dual-Screen Patent – Future Windows Phone?

June 7, 2012 1 Comment

A while back we saw Microsoft unviel a video of their concept of tech in the future. It was filled with Metro and amazing multi-tasking devices. Last year they filed for a patent for a dual screen device with peripherals. Now they actually have filed for the Split dual screen device from the video. This would […]

ITC Bans Motorola Android Devices Over Microsoft patents

ITC Bans Motorola Android Devices Over Microsoft patents

May 19, 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft’s fighting in court has finally gotten them somewhere as the commission has agreed with Microsoft and now they have issued an exclusion order to ban Motorola Android devices from importation into the US. Now Motorola can appeal, rework Android to take away the offending technology, or sign up to Microsoft’s very popular patent license […]

Microsoft Patent for Wearable EMG Device… Granted

Microsoft Patent for Wearable EMG Device… Granted

May 2, 2012 1 Comment

Introducing Microsoft’s newest patent, a wearable EMG device. The sensors provide wireless interaction with computer devices like a smartphone and/ or PMP etc. Imagine controlling your Windows Phone while jogging or apps like Endomondo getting tons of more information. Abstract: A “Wearable Electromyography-Based Controller” includes a plurality of Electromyography (EMG) sensors and provides a wired […]

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Settle – Form New Partnership

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Settle – Form New Partnership

April 30, 2012 2 Comments

Microsoft after some time of going to war with Barnes & Noble in the court room. They have finally settled and in grand fashion. Microsoft today announced their new partnership with Barnes & Noble where B&N will create a subsidiary which will bring together the college and digital businesses of B&N. In turn, Microsoft is […]

Microsoft Files for Dual Display Phone Patent

Microsoft Files for Dual Display Phone Patent

April 21, 2012 No Comments

Microsoft has filed for a patent where a mobile device has secondary screen on the back of the phone. The second screen would be a low powered screen that can and may also run on its own low end processor. This is a pretty cool idea as you can double the screen space without making […]

Nokia Patent Reveals Concept Phone from the Past?

Nokia Patent Reveals Concept Phone from the Past?

April 16, 2012 1 Comment

Back when Microsoft and Nokia announced that Windows Phone would be Nokia’s primary OS, concept art of windows phone device made its way online. Now these patents filed by Nokia with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) look very familiar to the once iconic images above. Design patent D650,350 filed back in May 26, 2011 […]

Microsoft Purchases 800 Patents From AOL in $1.056 Billion Deal

Microsoft Purchases 800 Patents From AOL in $1.056 Billion Deal

April 9, 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft is set to purchase about 800 patents from AOL and licences 300 more for $1.056 Billion. Can’t wait to see what kind of patents Microsoft ended up with in the mega deal.   Press Release NEW YORK, NY – April 9, 2012 – AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) (the “Company”) today announced that the Company […]

HTC Patent Points to Surround 2

HTC Patent Points to Surround 2

April 1, 2012 1 Comment

A patent from HTC shows us that they might be wanting to take another crack at a speaker themed Windows Phone with the 2nd coming of the HTC Surround. Even though according to Patent Bolt the design was submitted nearly a year ago and the priginal wasn’t all that successful. HTC is all about Beats Audio […]

Nokia Patents “Morph” Idea – Possible Windows Phone of the Future?

Nokia Patents “Morph” Idea – Possible Windows Phone of the Future?

March 29, 2012 2 Comments

Nokia has just received a patent for their ‘morph’ project that involves a smartphone device that is not only flexible but see through and snaps to your wrist like a watch. This is as cool as you can get for a smartphone design. Will this be the Windows Phone of the future? Only time will […]

Vibrating Tattoo: Nokia Applies For Interesting Alert Patent

Vibrating Tattoo: Nokia Applies For Interesting Alert Patent

March 21, 2012 4 Comments

Nokia has filed for a pretty crazy and interesting patent. A vibrating tattoo that is applied by via a stamp or some kind of spray with a “ferromagnetic” material. Once you get an alert on your device, the ‘tattoo’ vibrated to alert you. Here is Nokia’s description of the “Vibrating Tattoo” via US Patent & […]

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Windows Phones Computex 2014 New Partners Devices Roundup & Specs

On display this week at Computex 2014 several new Windows Phones 8.1 devices from partners were finally officially unveiled! Check...

President Of Lenovo’s Mobile Division Confirms Plans To Release A Windows Phone Later This Year

President of Lenovo’s Mobile Division, Lui Jun, recently spoke to Mobile Geeks, where he has confirmed that Lenovo will release a...

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