In a new support document, Apple informs iOS users that on devices running iOS 6.1 and later, the behaviour of VPN on Demand will soon be altered via a software update due to a lawsuit by Internet Security company VirnetX.
In a preliminary ruling, an International Trade Commission judge found Samsung guilty of infringing one of Apple’s patents concerning the way text-selection works on smartphones. The decision was apparently arrived on March 26th itself, but was kept confidential until Thursday.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has once again rejected a key claim of Apple’s “rubber banding” patent that covers the way content bounces back when a user scrolls to the top or bottom of the page. Back in October last year, the USPTO, in its initial response to a revaluation request, rejected all claims of the rubber banding patent, but has now toned down its stance to allow three of the twenty claims.
The U.S. Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO) has rejected Apple’s initial request for a trademark on the term “iPad mini” noting that, as per the application, the term appears to be “merely descriptive” and not unique. The rejection letter was issued to Apple earlier this year, but published only a few days ago.
A new patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today reveals Apple has been working on an iPhone with flexible wraparound display.
In the patent application, Apple has proposed a mobile device, which appears to be the iPhone with the Phone app icon etc. using a wraparound display enclosed within a transparent housing made entirely of glass.
Last year, Zhizhen Network Technology - a Chinese based voice application developer sued Apple for infringing on a patent it holds related to a “type of instant messaging chat bot system” called Xiaoi Bot.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today granted Apple a patent that describes an Augmented Reality (AR) system capable of identifying and tagging real world objects in live video streams with relavant information.
A new patent published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) details an Apple invention that enables the transfer of ownership of digital content like iBooks, songs, movies or apps from one user to another. In other words, in the future, you might be able to sell or loan your iTunes purchased content to a third-party once you’re done using it.