Apple has this week agreed to settle two patent disputes – that saw Mirror World Technologies cite ownership over the software mechanisms which lie behind the company’s popular ‘CoverFlow,’ and Time Machine features.
With the company soon expected to phase out the archaic 3.5mm audio jack on its products, in favour for introducing a lightning port that is also capable of serving up audio, Apple was on Thursday found to have filed a patent relating to a set of headphones that can be used both wired, and wirelessly.
At least, not in the traditional sense …
That’s if a new patent unveiled at the USPTO over the weekend features any true indication as to where Apple may be thinking of taking certain aspects of its computing platform, going forward.
The filing unveiled at the U.S Patent and Trademark Office, last week, could signal that the Cupertino company may have a few more motion-driven gestures planned for the wearable.
Imagine this: You’re sat there minding your own business and going about your daily routine – when the worst happens … Extreme chest pain the likes of which you’ve never felt before.
Where do you turn? …
If you needed any more evidence that the Cupertino company isn’t slowing down in its drive for product innovation and perfection, Apple was in 2015 granted more than 1,900 patents covering both its current (and future) technologies.
Fresh out of the U.S Patent and Trademark Office, a new patent originally filed by Apple could indicate that the company is planning to use several cameras inside a future version of the iPhone, in order to further bolster the smartphone’s “Optical Zoom” capabilities.