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Could Apple’s Future iPhones Be Made From Ceramic?

09/14/2016, With the launch of the Apple Watch Series 2, Apple also introduced a new “Edition” model made from ceramic, which in the process also saw Apple discontinue its $10,000 Gold Edition model. Now we would leave it at that, but recently some have begun to...

Apple Patent Hints At Plans For Wireless Charging

09/09/2016, Over the years, Apple has appeared to be “slow” when it comes to adopting certain features and technology in their products. For example it took Apple a couple of iPhone generations before front-facing cameras were included, or before LTE was...

New Apple Patent Hints At MacBook With Cellular Capabilities

09/08/2016, The idea of a cellular laptop isn’t new, and in the past we have seen some companies attempt to popularize it, but safe to say that the idea has never really taken off. Now Apple themselves have explored the idea in various patents we have seen in the...

Apple Patent Hints At All-Glass iPhone

09/06/2016, The hype surrounding this year’s iPhone isn’t as big as it was compared to previous iPhone releases. There are a couple of reasons as to why this might be. One of which is that maybe with the smartphone market being so matured, it’s hard to get...

Nintendo NX Patent Details Potential Modular Controller

08/17/2016, According to the rumors, the Nintendo NX is thought to be something of a modular console. Why is this? For starters it is said that the console will be more of a handheld console that has docking capabilities for those who want to play it in the living...

Another Nintendo Patent Hints At The NX’s Detachable Controllers

08/12/2016, If the rumors are to be be believed, the upcoming Nintendo NX console is said to be more of a handheld console than a traditional home console like the Wii U, PS4, or Xbox One. However there is a feature that lets users dock the console if they’d prefer...

Google Wants To Create A Drone For The Meeting Room

08/10/2016, Drones right now are largely outdoor devices, but who’s to say that they can’t be used indoors, right? Google certainly doesn’t seem to think so. In fact a recently discovered patent has revealed the company has toyed with the idea of creating a...

Samsung’s Latest Patent Looks Very Familiar

08/04/2016, Samsung has their own lineup of smartwatches that looks nothing like the Apple Watch. For a company that has in the past been accused of ripping off Apple’s designs, it’s actually nice to see Samsung grow into their own. Or at least that’s what we...

Apple Patent Envisions A Digital For iOS Devices

07/28/2016, One of the features of the Apple Watch is its digital crown. Before the Apple Watch, smartwatches were mostly interacted with by touching its screen, however the digital crown on the Apple Watch provided users with another way of interacting with their...

Apple Patent Hints At A Button-less Touch ID For The Future

07/28/2016, The physical home button has always been a point of contention amongst iPhone users as it does have the potential to wear out, which can be rather annoying and inconvenient. However if the rumors are true, 2017’s iPhone is said to be ditching the home...

Apple Patent Lets The Apple Pencil Work On The Mac’s Trackpad

07/26/2016, Over the years we’ve seen how Apple has tried to transform their Mac computers and MacBooks into pseudo-iOS devices. For example we’re starting to see more “communication” between iOS devices and Mac computers, and let’s not forget the trackpads...

Samsung Sues Huawei Over Alleged Patent Infringement

07/22/2016, Over the years, many have accused Chinese OEMs such as Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo, and so on for being copycats in terms of design and features for their smartphones. Turn back the clock maybe 5 years ago, Samsung themselves were being accused by the likes of...

Apple Patent Fuels Micro LED Rumors For 2017’s Apple Watch

06/29/2016, Last week we heard a rumor that 2017’s Apple Watch could feature the use of micro LEDs. Given that the Apple watch is the first Apple product to adopt OLEDs, the move to micro LEDs does seem like a pretty big leap. However in 2014 Apple did acquire a...