Apple has patented a new tap-based gesture system that would allow users to nudge the sides of their iPhone or iPad to interact with objects onscreen. The gesture could be used for a whole host of tasks, including selecting text letter by letter.
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.
The Apple Watch is a source of convenience for plenty of things, and based on a new patent application from Apple, sharing files from one smartwatch to another could be coming down the pipe eventually.
Apple has patented a new mapping technology that could bring seamless indoor/outdoor location determination to iPhone and other mobile devices. Using GPS and other internal sensors, the system can even establish state of motion.