Tag Archives: patents

  • Retro Patents: Hang Your Favorite Patent On Your Wall

    Retro Patents: Hang Your Favorite Patent On Your Wall

    Stop any ten people on the street and ask them what their favorite patent is, and you’re likely to get ten different answers. Some prefer the classic elegance of the iPhone patent by Apple, while others swoon at the burnished brilliance of Nintendo‘s Game Boy patent. Now, there’s a new brand that lets you commemorate […]

  • Automatic Music Censorship Tech Patented by Apple

    Automatic Music Censorship Tech Patented by Apple

    “Censorship” is generally not a very appealing word, but there’s still plenty of money to be made on the process, especially as technology advances to the point where it becomes automatic. Apple has reportedly patented just such an automatic music censorship technology that we may begin to see rolled out in the near future. Apple’s […]

  • Apple Ring Patent Application Filed by Apple

    Apple Ring Patent Application Filed by Apple

    The Apple Watch hasn’t quite been the phenomenon that Apple was hoping for, but the company is evidently still interested in charging forward into the frontier of wearable tech, based on a patent application filing reported on by The Verge. It’s for something referred to for now as the Apple Ring, a smart touchscreen ring […]

  • ThothX Tower: Elevator (Almost) to Space Patented by Thoth Technology

    ThothX Tower: Elevator (Almost) to Space Patented by Thoth Technology

    I’ve been reading about various theoretical “space elevators” for years, always wondering if maybe one of them could become a reality. Of course, just because one’s been patented, in no way does that mean it will ever actually be built, but it’s still pretty cool to find out that Thoth Technology has developed their own […]