iPhone X & its OLED – Going Behind the Screen

Apple’s iPhone X is a first in many aspects of iPhones. But it’s the introduction of an OLED display that brings it into a stronger competitive sphere with Samsung’s AMOLED displays. iRunway’s comprehensive teardown of the iPhone X, with a focus on its OLED display, tells you why the iPhone X is a ruler. In another first, iPhone X has […]

Trade Marks Rules, 2017: A friendly initiative by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

In March 2017, The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in India brought into force the much awaited Trade Marks Rules, 2017 overhauling the 2002 rules. While the primary purpose of the modification was to simplify the trademark registration process, it has introduced drastic changes in the trademark filing and… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from http://creative-commons-images.com/handwriting/t/trademark.html) *** […]

Remembering the Iconic Fitbit Surge As Ionic takes over

On October 1, 2017, Fitbit released its much awaited Ionic smart watch as a competitor to Apple Watch. With this, the iconic Fitbit Surge phased out of Fitbit’s online store. While Fitbit has improvized its smart fitness watch technology with the Blaze and now Ionic, it was Fitbit Surge that took the market by storm. Surge was the debut Fitbit… *** […]

Can street lamps quench the thirst of electric vehicles?

Electric vehicles are paving their way into the consumer market, albeit a little slow owing to the lack of charging stations. However, this might soon change with researchers looking to develop and leverage solar street lamps to double up charging stations for electric vehicles. However, solar street… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/oregondot/6360113457) *** […]

TTAB Shows Red Light To Yellow Color As Trademark

Could Pablo Picasso sue Claude Monet for using his signature melancholy blue color? Colors can make people think or feel in a certain way about a product. They can be associated with products in a literal or an abstract way to produce certain psychological effects. Most of us… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from https://pixabay.com/p-497004/?no_redirect) *** […]

IoT-Powered Robots Bring Future Into Retail Stores

The next time you walk into an apparel store, you might be greeted by a wide-eyed robot quizzing you on your preferences and displaying suggestions on a touch screen on its chest. You might even have been scanned during your entry, with the artificial intelligence system ready to suggest the latest haute couture suiting your style… (Featured image sourced from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SoftBank_pepper.JPG) *** […]

Trademark Win for Taj Mahal Hotel over Copyright

The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai earned its trademark in June 2017, making the 114-year-old building the first in India to earn such a registration. The hotel has been a defining structure of Mumbai’s skyline and has now joined the elite and small club of trademarked properties in the… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Taj_Mahal_Hotel_Mumbai_Bombay.jpg) *** […]

Are you Okay with the Bokeh Effect?

Have you noticed the blur of grass behind a child’s face in a portrait or the hazy glimmer of twinkle lights in a city shot— these are the parts of your image that refer to “bokeh” and that, in combination with your subject, brings your photos to life… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/thevlue/5284257536) *** […]

Fuchsia gives Android the Cut Direct

The ever increasing demand for better processing speed led to the advent of Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) during the 1980s. While General-Purpose Operating Systems (GPOS) provide superior functionality to manage processing of huge amount of data, RTOS provides more responsiveness, determinism, portability, scalability and processing support. RTOS… (Featured image is for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://www.pexels.com/photo/office-working-app-computer-97077/) *** […]

Magic Touch of Haptics in the Virtual World

In the last few years, AR and VR technologies have seen a tremendous rise and are further expected to grow exponentially. AR and VR today find wide applications in retail, entertainment, education, medical and automobile industries to name a few. A virtual fitting room will help you… (Featured image is for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://pixabay.com/en/touch-god-gift-salvation-1976544/) *** […]