Apple has been granted a series of patents by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office. The list of patents includes the one that details new Apple Pencil features like Touch ID, pressure sensors and a haptic feedback sensor on the pencil body.
How smart is your smart home? Well, apparently not smart enough, and Apple wants to make smart home devices even smarter and making them configure themselves.
The design of the iMac hasn’t changed much since the past decade. The current generation of all-in-one PC from Apple carries over the same design philosophy of the iMac that came out in 2009. That, however, might change soon, as the Cupertino-based tech giant has filed for a patent for a curved iMac that would have its outer structure made entirely from glass.
We expected Apple to usher in a new technology called ‘Hybrid Wireless Charging System.’ Our expectation was mostly fueled by Kuo’s report that predicted Hybrid Charging on iPhone 11. However, Kuo soon retreated and ate his words in September. Today, the US Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent from Apple that talks in length about reverse wireless charging on devices like iPhone, iPad, and MacBook.
Even though Apple was a late entrant in the smart wearables category, it has provided a constant stream of innovations over the past few years, starting with the Apple Watch and then complementing its lineup with AirPods. Now, a few of the company’s patents reveal that it is working on various methods to offer users more accurate physical activity data as well as easier ways for user authentication.
Apple Granted Patents for Watch Band with Wrist Biometrics, Backlit Indicators, Self Adjusting Feature
Apple is a regular when it comes to filing patents pertaining to new features and technology. This time around the Cupertino company is granted a patent that shows off three possible new feature for Apple Watch band. As always, the features are innovative and something that we would love to see on a future Apple Watch.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has published 42 new patents from Apple. One of the patents pertains to over-the-ear headphones by Apple. The unique feature of this headphone is that it is capable of detecting orientation and shutting itself off when the sensors detect the user is no longer present.
Apple helped wireless charging on iPhones go mainstream. Now, the Cupertino company has applied for wireless charging for electric cars. The patent application is titled “Wireless Charging Alignment Systems” and details a car which may use steering and propulsion system to park the car. Furthermore, the application also mentions how the car can use a wireless power receiver that is attached to the car body.