A new Apple patent describes gesture based access modes which will replace the current passcode access system in iOS devices.The patent has been awarded to Apple today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A recent patent application by Apple outlines new technology which may bring the long rumored fingerprint scanner to the upcoming iPhone 5s.
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a limited import ban and a cease-and-desist order for various Apple products as they have been found to infringe upon a few of Samsung’s patents.
According to Patently Apple, Apple has designed a display that can conceal components such as a camera, strobe light, or biometric sensor. When needed, the display will reveal such components, allowing them to function normally.
Apple has just filed for a new patent, “Embedded force measurement”, with the US Patent and Trademark Office that would allow for future Apple products to use a flexible display capable of measuring how much you press into the screen and using that as a form of input. Currently, although apple touch devices use tapping