A new Apple patent reveals the Cupertino company’s exploration of bone conduction noise cancelling technology that could make its way into future EarPods. Apple explains how the technology could be used to improve voice communications.
Apple’s ‘swipe-to-unlock’ patent rejected by German court, says method didn’t reach a level of sophistication needed to award patent protection
Apple has developed a new system that automatically shares images with friends that are recognized within them, a new patent application reveals. The system works in much the same way as Facebook’s new Moments app, and it makes sharing photos with friends and loved ones much simpler.
A new Apple patent application submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office outlines an intelligent new stylus that could help us feel onscreen textures on devices like the iPad. The stylus employs haptic technology, and could connect to devices by Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
A series of patents filed by Apple outline its plans to overhaul the Apple TV remote amid rumors of a major upgrade. The company hints at new features like built-in fingerprint scanners for custom profiles, and automated parental controls.