A new patent suggests Sony could block pirated games from running on consoles by analyzing irregular loading times.
Laser-projected keyboards have been around forever. But laser keyboards projected onto the palm of your hand from Google's Project Glass? That's new.
Self-winding watches have been around for decades, but now Apple wants to take some of that thinking and use your body movements to keep your tech charged up.
Steve Jobs may have left the building, but his love of patents remains with Apple. The company recently patented its MacBook Air wedge design, making it nearly impossible for competitors to be just that: competitors, at least in the field of ultra-thin notebooks.
Nobody likes in-game advertisements (of any kind), but it's a necessary evil to either keep game costs low or free. But this patent filed by Sony last year called the "Advertisement Scheme for use with interactive content" is just messed up, no matter how you look at it.
Well, looky here: Apple, the company that's been so adamant about the stylus being a symbol of why past tablets have failed just received two patents for a pair of styli that work in conjunction with the iPhone and iPad. Take a deep breath, and click in for the full explanation.
Google X boss Sebastian Thrun revealed on Charlie Rose that sharing a photo from Project Glass to Google+ was as easy as a nod, but a new Google patent suggests that the AR glasses could be controlled with the fingers.
The "Kinect effect" must be real because a new patent that was filed in October, but only made public recently, indicates Sony is working on its own 3D-depth sensor camera for PlayStation consoles. Are PS3 or PS4 owners going to get in on Microsoft's "You are the controller" campaign? Maybe.
The rumors were wrong about the seventh-gen iPod Nano getting a camera. A new patent reveals that Apple is trying to figure out how to shove a speaker into the minuscule music player.
Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos cares about stuff other than Kindles and destroying retail, you know — like a cellphone that can eject mini airbags out of its rear to reduce impact damage.