A pair of fresh patents published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week confirms Apple’s continued use of Liquidmetal. The Cupertino company is yet to employ Liquidmetal technologies for any salable products, but patents like these suggest it could do sometime in the future.
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.
Apple patents advanced mapping system with personalized imagery, haptic vibrations for hearing impaired
Apple’s latest patents describe a new handwriting input system, and earphones that automatically link together
With the launch of the Apple Watch, Apple introduced a new folding power adapter for the U.K. and other markets that use its three-pin plug. And now a new patent suggest the Cupertino company is already working to improve its design by introducing magnets.