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Apple Working With US Government to Improve iPhone Battery Lifespan

Apple is reportedly working on a new battery coatings alongside US Government. A new patent from Apple explains how cathode active materials can be used for lithium-ion batteries. This invention was made with U.S. government support under WFO Proposal No. 85F59. This invention was made under a CRADA 1500801 between Apple Inc. and Argonne National […]

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Apple Wants to Hide the Antenna Gap on Future iPhones and iPads

Apple is reportedly testing new technologies that would hide the antenna gap in future iPhones and cellular iPads. The company plans to use a ‘thin dye layer’ which would mimic case material. Currently, Apple finds it difficult to design an iPhone that can handle electromagnetic waves easily. The company runs antenna lines on the sides […]

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Apple Could Lose $1.1 Billion as it Fails to Overturn VirnetX Patent Infringement Case

Apple could lose up to $1.1 billion as the decade-long battle between VirnetX and Apple nearly comes to end. The company has failed to overturn the VPN patent infringement case. The VPN infringement patent battle has been going on between Apple and VirnetX for over a decade now. US District Judge Robert Schroeder has now […]

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New Patent Suggests Apple Glass May Automatically Unlock Your iPhone

If just one patent wasn’t enough for a day, Apple has granted another patent that would enable unlocking your iPhone, or for that matter, every Apple device you have using the company’s alleged Apple Glass. The patent suggests a similar implementation to the Apple Watch-Mac unlocking system. Two other patents, published earlier today, suggest Apple […]

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Patent Indicates Future MacBooks Could Wirelessly Charge iPhone or Apple Watch

Patents are an interesting way to know about future technologies. New Apple patents talk about how MacBook could be used as a wireless charger for charging iPhone, Apple Watch, and other devices. The patent is titled “inductive charging between electronic devices” The patent details how one could wirelessly charge iPhone or Watch using the MacBook. […]

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Future iPhones and iPads Could Gain Multi-User Support

Apple is working on a feature that allows multiple users to share the iPhone. This way, the family can share an iPhone or rather an iPad while each one gets to keep their information private. Apple is working on Secure Enclave technology to enable multiple users. There is no mention of iOS in the patent. […]

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Future Apple Watch Could Feature a Hidden under Display Camera

Apple Watch has come a long way ever since it debuted in 2015. The smartwatch has gained a slew of new features over time. Features like ECG, heart rate sensor, Fall Detection have helped save people’s lives. A newly-granted patent reveals how Apple could include a hidden camera and flash on the Apple Watch. Interestingly […]

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Patent Reveals How Apple Glass Can Help Improve Low Light Visibility Using LiDAR

LiDAR sensors first appeared on iPad Pro, and Apple recently extended it to the iPhone 12 Pro. So far, we have seen limited applications of LiDAR sensor. However, Apple is working on some exciting applications for the LiDAR sensors. A new patent reveals how Apple will use LiDAR sensors on Apple Glass and help users […]

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