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.
A new Apple patent hints at the company working on an AR headset that will work with the iPhone. The patent was first filed by Apple in August 2018 and describes an AR headset being used alongside an iPhone in an AR environment.
Apple Patent Application Details How AR Glasses Could Help Users Find Items, Showcase Points of Interest
Apple is (probably) working on Augmented Reality glasses. Whether or not we actually see them in the real world remains to be seen.
Yesterday, Samsung officially unveiled what it calls the Galaxy Fold. That handset is the company’s first foldable smartphone.
The HomePod is a fantastic speaker, but it’s also limited in terms of scope when it comes to the smarts and compared to the major competition.
Augmented reality is a major focal point for Apple in general, with ARKit being the stable groundwork from which the company can build upon (and allow developers to create their own AR-based tools and games).
Another day, another Apple patent app. As usual, this is not an indicator of what’s actually coming down the pipe, but at least a glimpse of what engineers and designers at Apple have considered at one point or another.
Apple’s hardware buttons on the iPhone have a satisfying click to them when pressed, but that can get muddied a bit when an iPhone is put in a case.
Despite the fact it’s 2018 and people have been using headphones for a very long time, we still have to pay attention to which in-, on-, or over-ear headphone goes on which ear.