Computer technology accounted for more patent applications in recent years than any other industry sector tracked by the World Intellectual Property Organization, although the number of digital communication patent applications grew faster. Industrial design registrations are also growing -- and while Apple aggressively asserts its design rights in courtrooms, it does not file the most applications for such rights.
A federal jury in Delaware has found Apple's iPhone infringes on three patents held by MobileMedia, a patent-holding company formed by Sony, Nokia and MPEG LA.
An old-school interface belies this program's power and versatility. It's limited to stereo, though; no 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound.
Sony has developed new technology for using the small cameras in phones and tablets to check the health of users' skin.
If you missed out on the stellar TV deals that retailers were offering for Black Friday, all hope is not lost: Many retailers have already launched online-only Cyber Monday deals on TVs, both large and small. While we're not seeing discounts that match the steep price cuts offered on Black Friday (many of which are just designed to get you to step foot in their stores), we are finding some solid deals.\ Read on to discover 10 of the hottest HDTV deals for Cyber Monday.
Sony said Friday it sold its 70 millionth PlayStation 3 console earlier this month, a major milestone for the game console that failed to match the popularity of its predecessor but survived a rocky history to become a hit product for the company.
Acid Music Studio's bland interface belies a very powerful digital audio workstation with advanced features, VST support, and a steep learning curve. At $65, the chief investment is time, not money.