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Apple Could Launch A MagSafe Adapter For Its USB-C MacBooks

06/08/2018, Apple seems to be shifting towards going full USB-C, at least as far as its MacBooks are concerned. While we suppose this was a natural evolution, many MacBook owners have lamented that it also effectively killed off one of Apple’s best inventions to...

FaceTime Could Eventually Hide Your Background During A Call

06/06/2018, When you FaceTime with someone, whatever’s going on in the background can usually be seen as FaceTime basically uses your front-facing camera, so whatever the camera sees will be shown to the other person. This is unless you purposely position yourself...


Apple Working On ‘Living Hinge’ Design For Its MacBooks

05/27/2018, For the most part, the hinges on our laptops are pretty standard and are designed to help the laptop open up. We don’t really think much about it, but could it be improved upon? That’s something that Apple seems to think that they can do, and in a...

Face ID In The Future Could Include Vein Scanning On A User’s Face

05/15/2018, At the moment Apple’s Face ID feature works pretty much as intended and seems to be pretty hard to fool. However it doesn’t mean that it is perfect, but if a recently published patent is anything to go by, it seems that in the future Face ID could be...

Apple Patents Apple Watch With A Circular Design

05/08/2018, Ahead of the Apple Watch’s launch several years ago, the competition for the most part were launching square-ish smartwatches. This led to rumors that Apple might go a different route and launch a round smartwatch instead, but as we all know this...

Future Apple Watches Could Sport Removable Backplates For Upgrades

04/17/2018, Watches, at least the traditional kind, are meant to be bought and kept for years on end. This is because in terms of watch technology, there really isn’t much to upgrade, not like our smartphones or computers. However smartwatches have changed that...

Apple Patents Hybrid Keyboard That Acts As A Trackpad

04/05/2018, When it comes to computer use, the input methods are keyboard and mouse. This isn’t usually an either-or situation as for the most part both peripherals will be needed. However it seems that Apple could be exploring an idea where they can reduce the...

Amazon Patent Imagines A Drone That Recognizes Hand Signals

03/22/2018, We know that Amazon is interested in using drones as a way of delivering packages to customers. Now it looks like in a patent filed by Amazon and discovered by GeekWire, it seems that Amazon might have some interesting ideas on how their customers might...

Apple Patents Keyless Keyboard With Haptic Feedback

03/15/2018, With onscreen keyboards becoming a feature that many of us are used to by now, the question is will computer makers start adapting this design into laptops? After all being able to eliminate physical keys will help make laptops even thinner than ever....

Apple Patents A Dirt-Resistant Keyboard

03/09/2018, When Apple launched the new 12-inch Retina MacBook, they also introduced a brand new keyboard for the laptop. This new keyboard is said to be thinner and offer less travel between presses, but unfortunately it also resulted in some problems as due to the...

Apple Patents Wireless Charging Case For The Apple Watch

02/27/2018, As it stands the only device of Apple’s that supports wireless charging are its 2017 iPhones, but that is expected to change as Apple is working on a wireless charging case for the AirPods, but it also seems that there could be a similar case for the...