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Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple patents tech for making curved touch surfaces, displays   —  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday awarded Apple a patent that describes a method for forming curved touch sensors with high structural rigidity, suggesting the company is experimenting with curved iOS device displays.
Dec 10, 2013, 11:20 AMIn context
AppleInsider:
Ousted Apple exec Scott Forstall reportedly advising startups, focusing on philanthropy   —  Not much has been heard of former iOS head Scott Forstall since he was fired from Apple in 2012, but a report published on Monday claims to shed some light on the ousted executive's activities over the past year.
Dec 9, 2013, 7:45 PMIn context
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple's ‘smart dock’ would give Siri a permanent place in the home   —  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application detailing a full-function “smart dock” that continually listens for cues to activate and communicate with the voice recognition functions …
Dec 5, 2013, 6:05 PMIn context
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Future iPhones may unlock, hide messages based on a user's face   —  Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent that uses facial recognition technology to control a computing device, like an iPhone, iPad or Mac, allowing for a more secure and productive operating environment.  —  Source: USPTO
Dec 3, 2013, 2:50 PMIn context
Shane Cole / AppleInsider:
Apple's iOS brings developers 5x more revenue per download than Android   —  Despite Android's significantly larger installed base, iOS continues to dominate in monetization with a five-times-greater return rate for developers — a sign that Cupertino's market segmentation strategy is paying dividends for application creators.
Nov 29, 2013, 6:45 AMIn context
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Touchscreen PCs expected to take 11 percent of 2013 notebook shipments   —  Apple has famously compared convertible Windows tablets to combining a toaster and a refrigerator, but competitors are still increasing their output of touchscreen notebooks in hopes of turning around slumping PC sales.
Nov 26, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
90% of iPhone 5s models now in stock at Apple retail stores   —  Supply of Apple's new flagship handset, the iPhone 5s, has nearly caught up with demand, as a new survey of the company's retail stores finds that 90 percent of models are available.  —  Availability of the iPhone 5s is even greater …
Nov 26, 2013, 5:20 PMIn context
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple patents Lytro-like refocusable camera suitable for iPhone   —  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday awarded Apple a patent for a camera system that uses a microlens adaptor to enable refocusing of an image after the initial shot is taken, much like the Lytro light-field camera.
Nov 26, 2013, 12:30 PMIn context
AppleInsider:
Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch sells 800,000 units in 2 months [u]   —  Since its debut in late September, Samsung's Galaxy Gear smart watch has sold 800,000 units — far more than the 50,000 originally claimed by an erroneous rumor [updated].  —  Update: Samsung has subsequently issued …
Nov 18, 2013, 7:45 PMIn context
AppleInsider:
Unofficial Web tool tracks Retina iPad mini availability for U.S. Apple Stores   —  With Apple's iPad mini with Retina display seeing severe supply constraints at launch, a Web-based tracking tool offering in-store pickup availability has popped up in a most peculiar place: a website dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles.
Nov 14, 2013, 2:10 PMIn context

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