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May 16, 2017
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Apple granted patents for bezel-free display and Touch ID button embedded in screen

Apple has today been granted patents for two headline features expected from the iPhone 8: an edge-to-edge display, and a Touch ID button embedded into the screen. The edge-to-edge display patent has the rather mundane heading ‘Reducing the border area of … Continue reading

February 14, 2017
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Apple patents screen tech capable of reading fingerprints without dedicated sensor

An Apple patent grant on Tuesday suggests the company is looking to leverage its LuxVue acquisition to integrate display technology capable of reading a user’s fingerprint without a dedicated sensor, a design feature rumored to see release with "iPhone 8." … Continue reading

October 4, 2016
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Apple patents fingerprint sensor that works through displays, hints at ‘iPhone 8’ tech

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent that, if recent rumors are to be believed, might make its way into next year’s iPhone model. Specifically, the company now owns IP covering a fingerprint sensor capable of gathering accurate readings through … Continue reading

July 9, 2016
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Apple Pays $25 Million in Settlement Over Cover Flow, Time Machine Patents

Apple will pay $25 million to settle a patent lawsuit with Network-1 Technologies’ subsidiary Mirror World Technologies and license its patents, the companies announced today. The patent (No. 6,006,227) dates back to 1999, covering a system that stores documents in a stream … Continue reading

April 21, 2015
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Apple granted patents on three Apple Watch bands, just days before the first ones are due to ship

Apple has been granted patents on three Apple Watch bands, just a few days before pre-order customers are due to start receiving their watches, reports Patently Apple. The three patents cover the Sport Band, Classic Buckle and Link Bracelet, and … Continue reading