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  • Apple Granted 56 Patents Today Covering Magic Mouse and a Method of Locking-Out Drivers from using…

    22 April 2014, 10:35 pm by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 56 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's granted patents for their magic mouse and one relating to a method of turning off an iDevice while a…
  • Apple Granted Patents for a Cellular Data Connected Smart Pen, the Next Generation of MagSafe with…

    22 April 2014, 8:53 pm by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 56 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's possible Livescribe competing smart pen and the next generation of MagSafe with a fiber optic line…
  • Apple Granted a Liquid-Metal Patent for Hollow Structures that Support a Possible Future iPhone…

    22 April 2014, 7:09 pm by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 56 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover a liquid-metal related patent that supports hollow structures. This supports a possible future flexible…
  • Could Apple be Eying Smart Clothing as the Next Big Thing?

    19 April 2014, 1:00 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Apple's most mysterious hires over the last year have something to do with fashion. Apple first hired Ex-Yves Saint Laurent last July which was then followed by Ex-Nike Ben Shaffer in September and quickly followed by retail superstar Angela Ahrendts in…
  • Nike Dismantles their FuelBand Wearables Team

    18 April 2014, 10:52 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Last week we posted a report titled "Samsung's New Snake Oil is now on Sale: Smartwatches will be as popular as Apple's iPad … Soon." In that report we stated that With all the hype about electronic health bands and the iWatch, Tim Cook's initial leeriness…
  • Will Apple Introduce Touchless Input for iDevices in the Future?

    18 April 2014, 4:07 pm by: Jack Purcher

    It was reported just last month that Microsoft had claimed that it was making great progress on new touchless technology that would allow users to interact with their smart devices without actually needing to touch them. Microsoft noted that they had a number…
  • Pathetic John Scully confesses his Sins against Steve Jobs to get Publicity for his new Company

    17 April 2014, 7:18 pm by: Jack Purcher

    John Sculley co-founded Inflexionpoint, an IT and telecom supply chain Company that will be launching its phones in India under the Obi Mobiles brand. In order to get a little publicity for Inflexionpoint, Scully usually pulls out an Apple-related story to…
  • Apple's iOS 8 May Introduce New Shazam Music Feature for Siri

    17 April 2014, 11:10 am by: Jack Purcher

    In a new report this morning we learn that Apple is working with Shazam Entertainment on a new feature for iOS 8 ....
  • Apple reveals new Password Gestures to Strengthen the Authentication Process of Future iDevices and…

    17 April 2014, 9:53 am by: Jack Purcher

    Earlier today we posted a report titled "Two new Biometric Patents from Apple Surface Covering Anti-Spoofing Measures and More" that covered a new "doodle" authentication process. In another patent application filing published by the US Patent & Trademark…
  • Two new Biometric Patents from Apple Surface Covering Anti-Spoofing Measures and More

    17 April 2014, 7:04 am by: Jack Purcher

    On April 17, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published two new biometric related patent applications from Apple. While one invention delves into various methods that Apple's Touch ID may be using today or could be using in the future, the other…
  • Future High-End Android Smartphones with 3D Cameras will be using Apple's PrimeSense Technology

    16 April 2014, 4:09 pm by: Jack Purcher

    A new report today reveals that Google's future Android smartphone that will come equipped with a high-end 3D Motion camera that's part of Google's Project Tango will accomplish its wonders using technology from PrimeSense, a company acquired by Apple; A…
  • English Speaking Canadians Resoundingly Choose Apple's iPad

    16 April 2014, 2:46 pm by: Jack Purcher

    A new report by the Media Technology Monitor (MTM) that was published by The Canadian Press states that more than 42 per cent of Anglophone or English speaking Canadians now own a tablet and most are increasingly choosing one of Apple's iPads.
  • Samsung Boldly Announces Tizen Smartphones for Next Quarter

    16 April 2014, 12:34 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Business Insider noted last week that "While Samsung's Galaxy phones rose to prominence thanks to the Android ecosystem, the company has been planning for years to ditch the platform for its own operating system as soon as it can." That little informative…
  • In Truth, the Success of the Galaxy S5 is Greatly Exaggerated

    16 April 2014, 10:03 am by: Jack Purcher

    Our report titled "Samsung's Galaxy S5 is a Dud According to Korean Carriers" struck a nerve with many Android fans understandably. Many Android fans emailed me and pointed to all kinds of Android reports to prove me wrong, even though our report was focused…
  • Apple Agrees to Provide a Kill Switch on iPhones in 2015

    16 April 2014, 8:17 am by: Jack Purcher

    In February we posted a report titled "New Smartphone Kill Switch Legislation Tabled in California may Force Apple and Others to Comply." The proposed law would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if…
  • Apple's iBeacon Wins Big in ANKAmall in Turkey Thanks to Boni

    15 April 2014, 2:03 pm by: Jack Purcher

    On the fifth of April Apple opened their doors to their latest flagship Apple Store in Istanbul, Turkey with the typical opening door hoopla that's common around the globe. The day before the store opened we illustrated a twitter traffic map generated by…
  • Apple Granted 37 Patents Today Covering Two Major iDevice Technologies, Five Designs and More

    15 April 2014, 12:26 pm by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 37 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover two major iDevice technologies and five design patents. We wrap up this week's granted patent report with our…
  • Rumor: An Interesting iPhone 6 Photo Surfaces Worth Noting

    15 April 2014, 6:36 am by: Jack Purcher

    When it comes to pure rumors of silly schematics of the next iPhone magically falling into the hands of little blogging sites, I cringe. Then there are the rumors that could fall into the big "maybe" camp. Today, ...
  • Is Samsung Trying to Puff up Sales of the Galaxy S5 to Influence the Jury in the New Apple Samsung…

    15 April 2014, 5:00 am by: Jack Purcher

    Yesterday we posted a report titled "Samsung's Galaxy S5 is a Dud According to Korean Carriers." In a new article published today in the pro-Samsung website Korea Times, they make a rather startling statement: In order ...
  • CrucialTec's CEO Spins a Tale of being foiled by Apple's Late CEO Steve Jobs

    14 April 2014, 10:58 am by: Jack Purcher

    Behind the worsening performance at Korea's CrucialTec, it was revealed during their annual shareholders' meeting that they failed to strike a supply deal for fingerprint sensors in Samsung’s new Galaxy S5. With their performance on shaky ground,…
  • Samsung's Galaxy S5 is a Dud According to Korean Carriers

    14 April 2014, 8:13 am by: Jack Purcher

    Late last week a news report from Korea delivered a blow to Samsung by exposing just how poorly their new Galaxy S5 is really selling. Considering that this is Samsung's home turf, if the Galaxy S5 is selling that badly, it's likely being mirrored around the…
  • When it comes to iBeacon Readiness, iOS-7 iDevices Score 87% vs. Android Devices at a Paltry 2.5%

    13 April 2014, 5:49 pm by: Jack Purcher

    If developers are wondering what platform to choose for their beacon technology rollout, it's a no brainer. The current score has 87% of iOS devices ready and 2.5% of Android devices ready at this very moment. Here's a trend Google apparently never saw coming.…
  • Google Invents Micro Cameras for Future Smart Contact Lenses

    13 April 2014, 4:14 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Last month Patently Apple pointed to a new wearable computer idea from Google that will be one of their Google Glass spinoff devices involving smart contact lenses. While our other IP blog called Patent Bolt will be covering many of Google's many patents on…
  • Developers Love iOS 7 Adoption Rates in Contrast to Android's deeply Fragmented Landscape for…

    13 April 2014, 10:13 am by: Jack Purcher

    One of the reasons why developer's love Apple's iOS so much is that it's adoption rate within Apple's iDevice ecosystem is the fastest in the industry. Case in point, iOS 7 was introduced to the Apple community on September 13, 2013. Seven months later it's…
  • Apple Wins Two Design Patents in China for the new Mac Pro

    12 April 2014, 9:41 am by: Jack Purcher

    Patently Apple has discovered that Apple has been granted two design patents for their new Mac Pro in Hong Kong China. Apple filed for these design patents just days before ...

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