Apple Patents

Apple Could Take Inspiration from Samsung for Its Foldable Phone, Patent Reveals

Apple Could Take Inspiration from Samsung for Its Foldable Phone, Patent Reveals

Apple has been working on various technologies for future iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches. Recently, 63 patent applications filed by the company were granted by the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office). Among those patents, there is a patent that describes a foldable device, and it is different from other patents that Apple had filed in the past.

Future MacBook Keyboards Could Use Glass Keys for Higher Durability

Future MacBook Keyboards Could Use Glass Keys for Higher Durability

Apple was under a huge controversy related to the durability and reliability of butterfly-switch keyboards that it used in MacBooks for a few years. The company had to switch to newer keyboard switches as it couldn’t solve the issue even after multiple iterations. Now, a patent reveals that the Cupertino-based brand is hard at work to make more durable keyboards for its computers.

Future MacBooks Could Feature a Retractable Keyboard for Thinner Design

Future MacBooks Could Feature a Retractable Keyboard for Thinner Design

Apple is known for its minimalistic and sleek design language. Previously, Apple has worked on making products that are extremely sleek and compact. The MacBook Air, iPad Air, and iPad Pro are a testimony to this. A new patent suggests Apple might work on a fully retractable keyboard for MacBook Pro.

Future iPhones Could Come with Stronger Cover Glass That’s Difficult to Break

Future iPhones Could Come with Stronger Cover Glass That’s Difficult to Break

Apple is one of the very few companies that has got its marketing right. The company has introduced us to several marketing terms like Retina Display, Face ID, and more. Today U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has published a new Apple patent detailing stronger cover display and housing glass for future devices.

Apple Patent Reveals Feature That Lets Users Take Virtual Group Selfies

Apple Patent Reveals Feature That Lets Users Take Virtual Group Selfies

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us and lots of parts of our lives due to social distancing norms and fear of being infected by the virus. Since people don’t want to come together, Apple is working on a feature that lets users capture group selfies without physically being together.

Apple Car Could Use LiDAR and Other Sensor Data to a Better Self Driving Experience

Apple Car Could Use LiDAR and Other Sensor Data to a Better Self Driving Experience

Apple has been working on multiple car projects, including a complete smart car and a self-driving car system. The company’s priorities seem to target ease of use and safety. Now, a new patent suggests that Apple is working on safer and more reliable self-driving algorithms that take data from multiple sensors and use that data in a variety of ways.

Apple’s Latest Patent Details Speaker Setup That Cools Itself by Generating Internal Airflow

Apple’s Latest Patent Details Speaker Setup That Cools Itself by Generating Internal Airflow

Apple’s patents almost always manage to give is a sneak peek of the future. Apple’s latest patent application is titled “Dual speaker enabled cooling” and reveals how speakers can be used for cooling components.

Patent Shows Apple Car Could Feature Passenger Safety Features with Groundbreaking Airbag Design

Patent Shows Apple Car Could Feature Passenger Safety Features with Groundbreaking Airbag Design

Various patents and rumors in the past have already pointed towards Apple’s plans to make a car. A massively rethought design, enhanced ease of use, and modern connectivity features could be some of its unique selling points. Now, a new patent shows the company’s focus on passenger safety through a unique airbag system.

Apple’s Patent Envisions a Bendable MacBook With Seamless Appearance

Apple’s Patent Envisions a Bendable MacBook With Seamless Appearance

A patent filing from Apple indicates that it is looking at ways to make the MacBook design more bendable. The company is looking at making a “personal computing device” that has a “single piece body” with a bendable portion. This will allow the device to have a “seamless overall appearance.”

You Could Edit Messages Sent via iPhone in the Future

You Could Edit Messages Sent via iPhone in the Future

Apple revolutionized messaging with iMessage by offering free-of-cost service, powering them with the internet, and adding features like voice messages, stickers, attachments, and more. Now, the company wants to offer an option that would allow you to edit messages even after they’re sent.