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Future iPhones Could Feature Invisible Buttons, Sliders

05/08/2013, We spotted a concept of the iPhone 6 last month that imagined a device without its iconic Home button, which looks like Apple may be considering if a recently published patent is any indication of the company’s future plans. The patent dubbed...

Apple Patent Hints At Their Own Version Of Google Street View

04/04/2013, You would think after what Apple went through with its Maps application which was released on iOS 6, they would try to copy Google a lot less considering how much everyone, even Apple themselves , hated the results. But it looks as though they may be...

Solar-Powered iPhone Highlighted In Apple Patent

02/06/2013, Another day, another Apple patent approved which may give us a glimpse into the future of their devices. Yesterday, we stumbled onto a patent which would allow Apple to equip its future iPads with a laser keyboard, which we’ve seen concepts for in...

Apple MacBook Air patent could threaten Ultrabook makers

07/06/2012, It looks like OEMs which create Ultrabook computers could be in hot soup in the future. According to reports online, the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple the rights to the design of the latest version of the MacBook Air. How does this...

Apple patents colorful carbon fiber technology

09/01/2011, What’s a week without news about a new Apple patent right? Well, here’s one for you this week. The folks at Apple Insider have discovered a patent application from Apple, titled “Composite Laminate having an Improved Cosmetic Surface and Method of...

Apple patent does away with fingerprint smudges

08/15/2011, You know when Apple’s iPhone popularized the touchscreen medium of interacting with your smartphone, there was just one big problem – that of fingerprint smudges being left behind, even more pronounced when you have been indulging in some...

Apple concept paves the way for partial media synchronization

05/19/2011, In a patent that was filed by Apple in 2009 (albeit taking a couple of years to be published), touched on the topic of a “partial” media sync system. The idea would bridge a gap between keeping all content locally and complete dependence on...

Apple picks up two more patents for future iPhone improvement

04/19/2011, Apple has been awarded another two patents that might just see the light of day in current as well as future iPhone handsets in ways that are different, be they big or small. One of the patents will formalize a method of wireless activation which would...

Apple working on hybrid laser projection display

04/15/2011, Apple has had its fair share of patent applications in the past that point towards the use of projectors, although it is safe to say that most, if not all of them, have remained at that stage without actually making it to a real world device to date....

Apple patent points toward new hybrid e-paper display

04/07/2011, There was a US patent which showed up recently from Apple, where the fruity company from Cupertino could be working on a possible breakthrough in display technology that might just see action n future iPads and iPhones. Known as “Systems and Methods...