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Apple’s Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner Coming To iPad, MacBook And Beyond

A new patent application from Apple published today by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has revealed more details behind the company's Touch ID fingerprint scanning technology introduced in iPhone 5S, PatentlyApple is reporting. The patent filing also notes that this Touch ID technology could eventually apply to an iPad, MacBook and beyond. Apple details that they added...

Apple Files Patent Application For A New iPhone Status Sharing System

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has today published a new patent filing from Apple titled "Methods to determine availability of user based on mobile phone status", that details a new iPhone status sharing system in which a caller can check another user's iPhone's status before placing a call, AppleInsider is reporting. The source details that the...