Consumers may not have to endure through the game of whack-a-mole that the mobile industry has been playing with security exploits on Android for much longer if this latest project from Northwestern University bears fruit.
The Apple rival is exploring novel ways of using its flexible display technology to increase the available screen real-estate on phones without compromising on formfactor. Or at least not too much.
The Microsoft-based Core Wireless Licensing is gearing up for round two with the iPhone maker.
The South Korean research institution that invented 4G LTE has come up with a smart slap bracelet that can curve around your wrist or turn into a phone. Oh, and it’s a stylus, too.
The smart remote that was never to be held the potential to fundamentally change the way you interact with your TV through a nifty combination of mobile synchronization and multi-angle gaze tracking.
This sensory-aware shoe provides a valuable case study in why mobile manufacturers should tread carefully when venturing beyond their main area of focus.
If not being able to use the touchscreen while talking over the phone seems like an inconvenience, this hybrid between a smartphone and smart glasses that Sony is trying to patent may just the model for you.
Two pairs of stereo cameras and some nifty software allow this proposed smart necklace from Toyota to help you find your way through a crowded city and spot obstacles such as hazard signs even from significant distances.
There are some cases where creativity can be a lot more important than practicality, but designing consumer gadgets is not one of those cases. LG apparently didn’t get the memo it filed to patent this magnet-powered monstrosity.
LG is moving to patent a detachable mobile camera that will be able to transmit – and display – video over Bluetooth from up to 32 feet. Goodbye GoPros, nanny cams and (dare we hope?) selfie sticks.
Twice the screens, twice the fun. And a lot of sensors to make it all work.
If Asus has its way with this new patent filling, you may soon be able to see past the next turn with a quick glimpse to the wrist.
Qualcomm has come up with a way to make music resume from the point when you took off your headset and conserve power in the process.
It doesn’t reflect too well on humanity that LG needs to invent a brand new phone just to stop people from getting themselves run over while texting.