It’s always interesting to see what new patent Apple has been granted, if only to dream about even cooler stuff that we may actually throw our money at have in the future. In the past months, we’ve seen patents for the “iPen“, smart magnet technology for the iPad, and biometric headphones. Who knows when – or […]
Another day, another patent. As it usually is with Apple patents, things get rather interesting. Apple Insider reports that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a patent regarding a “magnetic attachment unit”, which is basically smart magnet technology that goes beyond what current smart covers for iPads employ. Source The abstract of […]
It won’t be normal if we don’t hear of at least one patent being granted to Apple in a week, right? Halfway through this week, we now hear about Apple getting approved for a biometric headphone system patent. Is Apple moving away from the smartwatch trend? I highly doubt it, considering all that we’ve heard […]
That’s according to a mood-sensing patent that Apple is applying for. Titled INFERRING USER MOOD BASED ON USER AND GROUP CHARACTERISTIC DATA, the patent is all about taking different factors in consideration to determine how a user (that’s you and I) feels. Mood sensing technology in other words. Some of these factors include: interest in […]
Who said the patent wars are waning? News is that Apple just got a patent for a stylus, which is of course being dubbed the “iPen” by some; and Apple being Apple, the hype around the iPen is that it is not just a stylus – it goes beyond drawing on a touch display. Maybe […]
Apple CEO Tim Cook doesn’t give a lot of interviews. So it’s kind of a big deal that not one but two interviews with Tim Cook were published in one week. Among the usual Apple hype and secrecy, he let slip a few big hints about what’s to come — and set the record straight […]
After just three days of deliberating over one of the biggest patent trials in judicial history, Apple tonight was awarded a huge victory over longtime rival Samsung.
The Smithsonian museum in Washington, DC today launched a new exhibit devoted to the patent office. Planned as a series of exhibitions, first up is an exhibit devoted to over 300 patents held by the late Steve Jobs.
Who says only programmers should be able to make great apps? What if creating iOS apps was as easy as creating a WYSIWYG Word doc? A new Apple patent suggests that very idea — an idea so obvious, so genius, it’s going to change everything.
Is this it? The illusive secret of Steve Jobs’ much-hyped iTV? A patent filing discovered today describes an intuitive, touchscreen, handheld device that will replace your entire pile of TV-related remotes.