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Who's really ahead in innovation? Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Who’s really ahead in innovation? Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

In an effort to prevent rivals from stealing its ideas, Apple patents everything it invents — from the iPhone and the iPad, to app icons and even “magic” tactile gloves. But compared to its biggest competitors, Apple’s patent portfolio from 2015 looks surprisingly bare.

Microsoft, Sony, Google, and LG have all outrank Apple in the patent department this year, while arch rival Samsung has absolutely crushed it.

Tap to preview. Photo: Toshiba

Tap to preview. Photo: Toshiba

We don’t usually get too excited about SD cards, but Toshiba’s new offering deserves attention — especially from photographers. Thanks to its built-in NFC chip, the new card lets you preview your photos on your smartphone or tablet by simply tapping the two together, so you don’t have to wait until you get home to your computer to see your latest snaps.

There's a OnePlus One under this Sony Xperia Z1.

There’s a OnePlus One under this Sony Xperia Z1.

OnePlus has been steadily providing us with juicy details about its upcoming One smartphone for a few weeks now, and today the company has revealed the handset’s display. It’ll be a 5.5-inch 1080p panel from Japan Display Inc — a joint venture between Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi — with Touch On Lens technology.


Toshiba has this week unveiled its new Excite 7 tablet, which delivers a quad-core processor and a 7-inch display for a very affordable $170. It’s Toshiba’s smallest tablet to date, and its specifications make it an entry-level offering worth looking at this Christmas.

Chromebook New

Yesterday, Google together with Intel officially unveiled their latest Chromebook variants, all of which are powered by the latest Haswell processors, and are due to be announced over the course of the next few months. Among the manufacturers adding to the current rage of Chrome-powered devices are HP, Acer, Toshiba and ASUS.

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