Are We Going to Get Smudge-Resistant Sapphire Screens From Apple?

smudge-resistant sapphire screens
This is how my iPad Mini Retina looks. Obviously, the games I play tend to concentrate on certain spots on the screen. And, despite my habit of cleaning my devices regularly – at least once a week – I still get these smudges. How does yours compare? While it does not really bother me all Read more…

Patent Granted: “Attack Detection Mode” on iPhones

Attack Detection Mode on iPhone
It wouldn’t be right to end the week without another cool patent granted to Apple, right? The Attack Detection Mode on iPhones is something that everyone should be excited about, as it’s not just another feature that would make things more convenient for this generation of instant gratification seekers. If it does get implemented, the Read more…

iPhone With Wraparound Display a Future Possibility

iphone with wraparound display
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┬áhave 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 Read more…

Smart Magnet Technology Patent Can Revolutionize the Way We Use iPads

smart magnet technology
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 Read more…

Apple Gets Biometric Headphone System Patent Granted

biometric headphone system
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 Read more…

Apple Wants to Sense Your Mood in the Future

Apple Wants to Sense Your Mood in the Future
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 Read more…

Apple Wins Patent for “iPen” Stylus

stylus patent
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 Read more…

Apple Wins Big, Samsung Must Pay >$1B

Apple Wins Big, Samsung Must Pay >$1B
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. Read more…

Apple Gets Patent for New Anti-Data Collection Technology

Apple Gets Patent for New Anti-Data Collection Technology
Apple recently got approval for a patent for a new technology that will help protect users from data collection efforts being done by businesses, the government and, most especially, cybercriminals. The new patent, which was discovered by Patently Apple, was released last Tuesday by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent describes a system Read more…

Game-Changer: Apple’s New Tool for Creating Apps

Game-Changer: Apple's New Tool for Creating Apps
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. Read more…