The Net giant tries to patent a technique for using a flat, flexible housing to lower the cost of bringing a super-fast Internet to homes. Just how big will Google Fiber be?
The last seven pending patent applications of the defunct Google challenger focus mostly on search interfaces.
ProSoft Engineering's new Sound Bunny utility offers Mac users fine-tuned control over volume levels.
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Take control of applications that won't let you adjust or disable their background update schedules.
Apple has long been at the forefront of battery technology, especially for mobile consumer electronics. ne of Apple's most recent patent applications details a new line of thinking for battery design that could lead to thinner, more efficient power on the go.
A new patent application provides a peek at features that could be on their way to Apple's popular voice assistant, Siri.
Last year Apple managed to get 676 patents awarded to it by the U.S. Patent Office, and 2012 is showing no signs of Apple slowing down. In its latest application, Apple is proposing technology that would control a 3D interface using touch-free motion-based gestures on your iOS device.
A little change to your computer's interface can make it seem like a completely different machine. If you're getting tired of the standard Windows experience, why not try installing an application launcher?
In a recent patent application, Apple has detailed a system for allowing your power adapter to become a security key for your password recovery process.