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Future Apple Watches Could Come With User Replaceable Modules
One of the problems with a lot of devices is that sometimes you get reviews where depending on the person and their needs, some may like a product, and some might not. Some might like it a lot, but wish that there were certain features that could have been added or changed. Basically, it’s hard to make everyone happy.

The Next Apple Watch Could Have Touch ID Embedded In The Digital Crown
One of the ways that the Apple Watch authenticates users when it comes to making payments through Apple Pay, it is by making the user enter a passcode once, and as long as the watch is not removed from the user’s wrist, it will assume that the user is still the same and will authenticate them for future purchases.

Apple’s Rumored High-End Headphones Could Feature Touch Gesture Controls
Word on the street is that Apple plans on launching a pair of high-end headphones. We’re not sure what kind of features the headphones will have, but according to AppleInsider, they’ve come across a patent which suggests that one of the possible features of the headphones are touch gesture controls.

Apple Patents A Foldable Phone Whose Display Does Not Crease
One of the problems with foldable phones is that based on the current technology, after repeated foldings and unfoldings, a crease will form. This is natural, although it does speak to the overall longevity of the device, but it seems that Apple might have found a solution to that problem.

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Next-Gen Apple Watch Could Sport A Flat, Touch-Sensitive Digital Crown
The way the Apple Watch has been designed, it features a dial sticking out at the side of it. Apple calls it the digital crown where users can use it to scroll through the menu, text messages, press it, and so on. However, perhaps in a future iteration of the Apple Watch’s design, Apple might slim it down.

Apple Has A Crazy New Design For Future iMacs
Apple’s iMac has mostly kept its design for many years now, which means that it is bound for a redesign at some point in the near future, or at least that’s what we hope. Whether or not that will happen remains to be seen, but in the meantime, it looks like Apple has come up with a pretty crazy idea for a potential redesign.

It Looks Like Apple Hasn’t Completely Abandoned Touch ID Just Yet
With Apple ditching Touch ID on the iPhone and iPad, it feels like the company could be ready to completely give up the technology, but that doesn’t appear to be the case. According to a recently discovered patent, it only seems to fuel the rumors that Apple could actually be looking to bring an in-display fingerprint sensor to future iPhones.

Microsoft’s Next Surface Pro Could Be Powered By Solar Energy
Solar energy is a great idea as it means that we don’t need to draw from our finite resources. However, apart from it being used to power homes and offices, we haven’t really seen it make its way into consumer electronics, at least not in a very big way, but Microsoft could be looking to change that.

Microsoft Patents A Smart Speaker With A Built-In Pico Projector
In the smart speaker space, it’s safe to say that Google and Amazon are currently dominating. For the most part, they are all similar in functionality, where they let you interact with digital assistants like Google Assistant and Alexa. We are also seeing smart displays, which are essentially smart speakers with a built-in display.

LG Patents A Smartphone Case With A Flexible Display
LG and Samsung maintain a pretty fierce rivalry, which is unsurprising given that both companies are huge in Korea, and that both of them pretty much compete in the same industries. This is why it was a bit surprising that following Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy Fold, LG did not follow suit with something similar of their own.

Doctor Sues Apple Over The Apple Watch’s Afib Detection Feature
One of the newer features in the Apple Watch is the ability for it to check whether or not the user is experiencing Afib. This is thanks to the built-in ECG monitoring tool that according to reports, has saved quite a number of lives ever since it was introduced. However, it seems that not everyone is enamored by the feature.

Apple Might Not Have Completely Given Up On Its AirPower Wireless Charger Yet
Apple seemed like they were set to disrupt the wireless charging industry with the announcement of the AirPower back in 2017, but unfortunately after reports of various technical issues such as overheating and not being able to meet Apple’s standards and goals of what it should do, the company’s ultimately cancelled the product last year.

Apple Patent Fuels iPhone In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Rumors
With the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, Apple made some design changes to the Touch Bar portion of the laptop, where they added a physical Esc key and also separated Touch ID from the Touch Bar itself. However, one of the changes that wasn’t widely-advertised is how Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro was changed from capacitive to optical.

Apple’s AR Headset Could Use Holographic Imaging
The problem with wearable headsets is that it can be cumbersome, especially for those who already wear glasses. This means that the added weight of the frame and the glasses could make it too heavy to be used for extended periods of time. However, it seems that Apple could have a rather unique and novel solution to that problem: holographic imaging.