2012/05/07, 08:07 am
Apple has shown interest in making it easier to properly configure surround sound to get the best possible audio out of a variety of home theater setups.
2012/05/07, 07:07 am
Apple has filed for a patent on an iPhone headset accessory that would operate wirelessly via Bluetooth and could connect to the handset to charge or switch to use as a wired handset.
2012/04/07, 09:07 pm
The United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple's application for a patent describing head-mounted display technology that is tangentially related to see-through, or augmented reality, units like Google's Project Glass.
2012/04/07, 06:07 pm
Apple and Samsung filed a joint statement late Tuesday intending to pare down claims in the two companies' California lawsuit in an effort to streamline the case to an acceptable size before it goes to trial on July 30.
2012/04/07, 09:07 am
On the heels of a legal victory in the U.S., HTC also won a court decision in the U.K. on Wednesday, where a judge ruled that HTC's devices do not infringe on four Apple patents related to touchscreen technology.
2012/03/07, 01:07 am
Nokia has issued a thinly-veiled threat to Google and Asus, the makers of the new Nexus 7 Android tablet, by claiming that the device infringes its patents and recommending that the two companies "simply approach" the handset maker for a patent license.
2012/02/07, 03:07 pm
Smartphone maker Samsung and Android creator Google are "working closely to create a united front" in the face of legal challenges from Apple, according to a new report.
2012/02/07, 08:07 am
Apple's recent string of courtroom victories against rival Samsung are continued progress in the company's "thermonuclear war" against Android. Its next target: the latest flagship Android smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S III.
2012/29/06, 11:06 pm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued a civil investigative demand to Google to examine whether the Android maker is illegally using standards-essential FRAND patents acquired in a takeover of Motorola Mobility to block out smartphone competitors.
2012/29/06, 06:06 pm
A U.S. federal judge on Friday cleared Apple of infringement of a Samsung wireless communications patent but had motions to invalidate two others shot down ahead of a summer trial set to kick off at the end of July.
2012/29/06, 06:06 pm
Judge Lucy Koh on Friday granted Apple an injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus phone with the ruling coming on the heels of an identical decision to block sales of the South Korean company's Galaxy Tab 10.1.
2012/28/06, 09:06 am
Almost immediately after the company won an injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1, Apple posted the necessary $2.6 million bond to block sales of the iPad competitor in the U.S.
2012/28/06, 08:06 am
Apple continues to research technologies that would contribute to improved accuracy of the autocorrect feature that fixes errors when typing on its devices.
2012/27/06, 03:06 am
A group of 27 patents awarded to Apple on Tuesday includes a patent for a docking station that could offer inductive charging and a "reradiating antenna" that could improve the cellular signal of a device while docked.
2012/26/06, 09:06 pm
A U.S. judge on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction against all sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab, giving Apple a home-court victory in its ongoing legal battle against its handset rival.
2012/22/06, 05:06 pm
Apple on Thursday filed suit against HTC over alleged infringement of certain standard-essential 4G LTE patents as part of an ongoing U.S. International Trade Commission case involving the two companies.
2012/21/06, 11:06 pm
Apple and Samsung are now limited to 125 exhibits and 25 hours of argument time each to present their respective cases in the California suit that is part of the two companies' ongoing worldwide patent struggle.
2012/21/06, 04:06 am
A newly-published patent application reveals Apple's interest in helping users more easily generate metadata for their files through a process that would automatically cull social network streams and the Internet for relevant metadata.
2012/20/06, 08:06 pm
A U.S. judge was unimpressed with arguments made by Apple at a Wednesday hearing meant to explain why injunctive relief is a suitable course of action against Motorola in the company's ongoing patent case with the Droid maker.
2012/20/06, 10:06 am
Samsung will reportedly seek compensation from Apple after the company won a 3G patent dispute in the Hague District Court in the Netherlands.