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Apple Watch to Identify Owner Using His Heart Rate





Future Apple Watch may use a person’s heart rate to identify the owner. According to the latest patent filed by Apple, the company is working on a technology capable of using a new method of securing data and identifying different users.


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Thursday, October 13th, 2016. 19:45

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means that it’s time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.


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Sunday, October 9th, 2016. 14:08

Samsung to Pay Apple $119.6 Million for Infringing on ‘Slide to Unlock’ Patent



Apple has won an appeal in the court case against its South Korean rival Samsung over the ‘slide to unlock’ patent. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that Samsung is guilty and has to pay Apple $119.6 million for infringing on its patents. The report about this ruling comes from Bloomberg, which is a reliable source.


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Saturday, October 8th, 2016. 16:35

New Details About ‘AirPods’ Trademark Appear Online



As it was reported earlier this year, Apple wants to make a term “AirPods” its new trademark and looks like very soon the desire of the company will come true. According to reliable sources, the trademark is now undergoing the review process. This means that soon the name may be used in the new product, for example, the widely-rumored wireless headphones shipped alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.


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Monday, July 18th, 2016. 0:20

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Samsung vs. Apple Court Case: Samsung Continues to Struggle



Even though the court has ruled that Samsung infringed on Apple’s patents related to the design of handsets, the South Korean tech giant refused to admit its fault. As it has been announced earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear the appeal of the company later this year. With this appeal, Samsung plans to persuade the judges that the court ruling was unfair and that the company is not guilty.


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Thursday, July 14th, 2016. 18:27

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Small Texas Firm Accuses Apple of Using Its Battery Technologies



A firm called Somaltus, LLC has accused Apple of infringing on its 2010 patent describing advanced battery technologies. Somaltus is the same firm that filed identical lawsuits against other major vendors, namely, Samsung, Sony, Asus, Lenovo, and Toshiba.


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Thursday, July 14th, 2016. 1:03

Apple Settles Cover Flow and Time Machine Lawsuit for $25 Million



Apple has agreed to pay a firm called Mirror World Technologies, which is a Network-1 subsidiary, $25 million to settle the lawsuit and license the patents that describe a system that is capable of storing the files in a kind of chronologically ordered layout. Apple uses a similar system in Time Machine and Cover Flow and this infringes on the 1999 patent granted.


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Saturday, July 9th, 2016. 18:11

Apple-Branded Amazon Echo Rival to Feature Camera, Facial Recognition?



Earlier this week, first rumors about Apple’s plans to release an Amazon Echo and Google Home rival appeared on the Internet. Today, a new report from CNET reporters has surfaced online that suggests that the rumored device may feature a camera and facial recognition capabilities to help users perform additional tasks unavailable for rival devices. In particular, the report says the upcoming gadget will detect people in the room and use this information to improve their user experience. The report comes from sources aware of Apple’s future plans, so I guess we can believe it.


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Saturday, May 28th, 2016. 22:22

Apple Patents Method of Embedding Touch ID into Display



Apple has been granted a patent describing a method of embedding the Touch ID fingerprint sensor right into the display of the mobile device. This patent proves the rumors suggesting that the Cupertino-based tech giant is planning a major redesign of the iPhone lineup aimed at ditching the headphone jack and the Home button to reduce the thickness of the device. Together with the rumored OLED display and new iOS version, the aforementioned changes can result in a completely new user experience.


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Thursday, May 19th, 2016. 13:23

Apple Granted Patent for Enhanced iPad Smart Covers



Apple has been granted a patent for several advanced Smart Covers for the iPad that enhance the functionality of the tablet and allow user to perform a number of actions that make the usage of the device even easier. The Smart Covers described in the patent can serve as additional screens for displaying notifications and widgets that’s why they can become a new way of interaction between a user and the iPad.


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Wednesday, May 11th, 2016. 23:47

Another Former Google Car Expert Hired by Apple



Apple has hired a former Google engineer who was previously engaged in the development of electric car charging systems. According to the latest rumors, Kurt Adelberger, who left Google in 2015 and joined Apple shortly after, is now listed as one of the inventors of the "Mediator device for smart electric vehicle charging", a technology described in Google’s recent patent application. It is currently unclear whether Apple had known about Adelberger’s background before it offered him a job last year. Anyway, his experience will likely be used during the development of the widely-rumored Apple’s car codenamed “Project Titan”.


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Friday, May 6th, 2016. 13:30

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Apple Working On Force Touch Keyboard - Rumor



Apple has recently filed a patent for a brand new type of keyboard without physical keys that is based on the advanced Force Touch technology. Currently, Force Touch is used in MacBook trackpads as well as in iPhone and Apple Watch screens.


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Saturday, April 9th, 2016. 23:49

New Patent on Liquidmetal Home Buttons from Apple



Yesterday Apple was granted several new patents. One of the most important of these patents is the one covering Liquidmetal Home buttons for company’s main devices – iPads and iPhones.

Liquidmetal has a number of unique qualities, which include the resistance from corrosion, light weight and high strength.


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Thursday, March 10th, 2016. 1:47

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time we discussed the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and its specs as well as with Apple’s plans and technologies for the upcoming handsets and tablets.


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Monday, March 7th, 2016. 1:18

Apple Granted Patent for Wireless Magnetic Headphones for iPhone



On Tuesday, Apple was granted a patent No. 9,277,309 for a hybrid headphone design, which makes it possible to use single headphones in both wired and wireless modes.

What is interesting, the patent application was filed back in 2012, shortly after the company launched its brand new EarPods alongside the iPhone 5.


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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016. 23:36

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