Automatic Cameraphone Zoom Shows Up In Sony Ericsson Patent App

I guess the complicated combination of accelerometers and proximity sensors isn't trivial technology, but this one really should have been done by now: automatic zoom based on camera movement. In a new patent application »10/03/08 5:30am10/03/08 5:30am, Sony Ericsson has detailed technology that judges your intention to zoom by measuring the…

iPhone Docking Station Patent Application Shows Multi-Orientation Design, Possible Table PC Compatibility

Two designs for Apple iPhone docking stations have just surfaced in an Apple patent application, showing cradles that allow the iPhone to be docked and viewed in either horizontal or vertical orientation. The patent application describes "Methods and apparatuses for docking a portable electronic device that has a… »2/15/07 8:35am2/15/07 8:35am