Tagged: Patent technology

Apple working on interchangeable lens smartphone and tablet

Apple interchangable lens camera device

Apple could very well be on the way to making world’s first interchangeable lens smartphone as they have been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,687,299 by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that allows iOS device to be fitted with a bayonet mount. The bayonet mount apparently is used in photography as a lens attachment mechanism to attach various camera lenses. Other methods of mounting camera lenses include cases with built-in screw mounts or magnetic mounts both of which are very impractical and impeach the basic design of a smartphone/tablet and not secure as well.
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Is Apple’s dual screen solar-powered MacBook on the cards?

Apple dual screen solar powered MacBook

Apple is planning on making a solar-powered Macbook that will have two-sided display and rear touch inputs. The patent for this new technology called Electronic device display module has been granted by US Patent and Trademark Office. The two-sided glass laptop will have a front screen and one more screen on the rear that will have photovoltaic cells for solar charging. Since the MacBook will have two-sided display the Apple logo will be screened out of the patterned ink layer and will be illuminated via LED lighting. Interestingly the rear panel could be made from an electro chromatic glass that can become a translucent or transparent display on will. For the touchscreen the MacBook could have a capacitive, optical or acoustic technology.
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Samsung flexible HDTV display technology is the future

Samsung flexible HDTV display technology

Samsung has successfully patented a display technology for HDTV that allows the user to bend it for better viewing from any corner of the room using a remote control. It is just like changing the channels on your current generation of TV’s and the patented technology that allows for deformation of flexible display panel has panel rotation unit for the rotation. The flexible display adjusts the image being displayed on the screen so that it doesn’t look distorted to the user(s) in the room or any other setting, be it home or outdoor location.
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