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Apple Patent Application Details Display Tech with Adjustable Viewing Angles

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has recently published an Apple patent application detailing a new method to control and customize display viewing angles for various devices. According to a new report from AppleInsider, the patent application details an "electrically controllable filter" to selectively polarize a screen so that people viewing the phone from other angles can't...

Apple Exploring Wireless Charging Through Boosted Wi-Fi Signals

A popular rumour regarding this year’s iPhone is that Apple could finally be introducing wireless charging. Many believe that Apple’s solution could offer up “true” wireless charging without the use of charging mats, like competitors have have implemented. Now, according to a patent filed by Apple and reported by AppleInsider, the Cupertino company might be exploring...

Samsung’s Blatant Copying of Apple Caught in New Patent Filing

A recent patent filing from Samsung published by the the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office titled "Wearable Device”, discusses the South Korean copycat giant's new 'exchangeable strap mechanisms’. As pointed out by PatentlyApple, the filing clearly shows Apple Watch designs with its classic backside charging mechanism that Samsung doesn't incorporate, and nowhere in the patent do they reference the...