Ahead of the suspected tablet announcement this morning comes news from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that Apple has been granted 13 new patents for various products, including one squarely aimed at the center of today's attention.
We've all been through the frustrations of parking our vehicles, finding our vehicles, and dealing with rogue parking garages. A patent that was made public shows Apple is trying to ease some of those frustrations with a new app.
Apple has two new patent applications uncovered this week, with the company exploring a stylus for use on a touch-sensitive screen like the iPhone as well as a dynamic user interface for mobile devices.
If there was any doubt that Nokia was serious about putting a stranglehold on Apple in court, then the third time’s the charm -- the Finnish cell phone giant has just slapped Cupertino with yet another lawsuit claiming infringement on several “implementation patents” cited in a complaint with the ITC only last week.
Yesterday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially gave its stamp of approval to 11 of Apple’s patent designs, covering everything from the MacBook Pro to the iPod classic and even elements of Mac OS X itself.