Apple Patents

Apple Invents Foldable iPhone That Can Clip Onto Your Clothes

Apple Invents Foldable iPhone That Can Clip Onto Your Clothes

iPhone fans have been calling out for a new design, and although we’re expected big changes next year, Apple could have something even more special up its sleeve for the future. The company has patented a folding smartphone that can clip onto your clothes.

Apple Invents Method of Integrating Siri Into iMessage

Apple Invents Method of Integrating Siri Into iMessage

Siri rivals like the new Google Assistant are now available inside messaging apps, allowing you to quickly get useful information on the go. Now Apple has patented a method of integrating Siri into iMessage that will provide similar functionality.

Apple Patent Suggests Next-Generation AirPods Could Come With Sports Monitoring System

Apple Patent Suggests Next-Generation AirPods Could Come With Sports Monitoring System

While Apple is yet to launch AirPods, the company has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that hints at some new features the company could debut in the next-generation AirPods.

Future Apple Watches Could Identify You Using the Heart Rate Sensor

Future Apple Watches Could Identify You Using the Heart Rate Sensor

Future iterations of Apple Watch could identify users with the help of the heart rate sensor, according to a new Apple invention that was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday. The move could take Apple Watch one step closer to being freed from the iPhone.

Apple Patent Details Light Sensors Embedded in Display

Apple Patent Details Light Sensors Embedded in Display

Rumor has it that one of the main draws of the upcoming 2017 iPhone will be its bezel-free design, along with plenty of sensors and features embedded into the display itself.

Apple Patent Could Bring True Tone Display to Apple Watch by Measuring Ambient Light Through Skin

Apple Patent Could Bring True Tone Display to Apple Watch by Measuring Ambient Light Through Skin

Apple has patented a new method of measuring ambient light that could bring its True Tone display technology to a future Apple Watch. The invention uses a special sensor to measure light through a user’s skin, allowing it to be placed on the back of the device.

Apple Patents New Method of Controlling Macs and Future TVs With Gaze and Point Gestures

Apple Patents New Method of Controlling Macs and Future TVs With Gaze and Point Gestures

Apple has been granted a patent that covers a new method of controlling Macs and future television sets using gaze and point gestures. The technology uses 3D depth mapping, similar to that Apple is now using to create depth of field effects with the iPhone 7 Plus’ new camera.

Apple Patent Reveals Development of Flexible Displays Using ‘Active Fluids’

Apple Patent Reveals Development of Flexible Displays Using ‘Active Fluids’

A new Apple patent filing reveals the company’s research into a new kind of flexible display that uses “active fluids” to present images and information. The displays are made out of transparent shells filled with conductive fluid that responds to an applied voltage.

Apple Secures Patents for Apple Watch Series 2’s New Speaker, Smart Straps

Apple Secures Patents for Apple Watch Series 2’s New Speaker, Smart Straps

Apple has been granted new patents that cover Apple Watch Series 2’s clever new speaker, which has the ability to expel water after a swim workout, and futuristic smart straps that could one day bring new functionality to its wearable devices.

New Apple Patent Reveals Continued Work on Wireless Charging

New Apple Patent Reveals Continued Work on Wireless Charging

Apple is still hard at work on new inductive charging technologies for future products like iPhone, according to a new patent filing. It is trying to find a way to bring wireless charging to its devices without the limitations that come with existing solutions.