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02.28.13
Apple patent application details magnetic iPad stand for extra-secure mounting
02.28.13

Apple patent application details magnetic iPad stand for extra-secure mounting

A recently published Apple patent reveals the design for a "magnetic tablet configured to rigidly...

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10.12.12
Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque
10.12.12

Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

While Apple has flirted with biometric-based patents before, we've yet to see them implemented in...

By N. Lee,   10.12.12
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09.06.12
Apple patent application details method for detecting and displaying hand position on screen
09.06.12

Apple patent application details method for detecting and displaying hand position on screen

We've had a glimpse at Apple's conception of a sensor-based keyless layout, and the latest patent...

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08.28.12
Apple awarded patent for geo-fencing profile changes to stop you texting in the theater
08.28.12

Apple awarded patent for geo-fencing profile changes to stop you texting in the theater

Now that the patent trial of the decade is over bar the shouting, everyone's back to ensuring they...

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08.21.12
Apple gets patent for process that replaces unwanted media with user content
08.21.12

Apple gets patent for process that replaces unwanted media with user content

If your favorite audio or video broadcasts are spamming you with obnoxious ads (or anything else y...

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07.10.12
Apple granted patent for accelerometer-aided theft-detection system
07.10.12

Apple granted patent for accelerometer-aided theft-detection system

Despite the added risk brought on by Apple's Find My iPhone feature, the iOS handset remains a fre...

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05.24.12
Apple applies for optical stylus patent, Hell reports coldest day on record
05.24.12

Apple applies for optical stylus patent, Hell reports coldest day on record

Apple has famously shunned the humble stylus, so it's fair to say we're more than a little curious...

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05.01.12
Apple patents that moment when you text-bomb everyone with your new number
05.01.12

Apple patents that moment when you text-bomb everyone with your new number

So, you've changed your phone number to escape that stalker (look, we're sorry, we just wanted to...

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03.29.12
Apple patents Siri-like system for controlling cameras, PMPs through a computer or smartphone
03.29.12

Apple patents Siri-like system for controlling cameras, PMPs through a computer or smartphone

"Siri, turn on the flash and take three pictures with my camera after waiting two seconds." Apple's...

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