Apple Patents Real World Multi-player Gaming [Laser Tag]

Apple Patent Muti-Player Real World Games

We see a lot of Patents filed by a lot of companies, especially Apple. And many of these never see the light of day. But this one has so much potential, and sounds so much fun I find myself both hoping it does come to fruition, and wondering what exactly it is that I hope to get to play! My … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Patents Real World Multi-player Gaming [Laser Tag]

Landscape & Portrait Induction Charing Dock for Future iOS Devices

Apple Docking Patent

One of the biggest irritations with both the iPad and the iPhone is having to plug it in to charge or sync. Second only to that is having to place it in a portrait orientation in a dock. If you want to use your iPhone or iPad any other way around you have to buy an accessory, or prop it … Read More

Stephen NorthcottLandscape & Portrait Induction Charing Dock for Future iOS Devices

Apple Patents iPhone E-Ticket System

Apple is essentially famous for two things; great products people enjoy using and creating news by filing patents. Apple is probably one of the most prodigious patent filers in all of Silicon Valley. A whole subset of Apple watchers has grown up around trying to discern the viability of the patents granted to Cupertino. Recently PatentlyApple detailed one of the … Read More

Erin PetersonApple Patents iPhone E-Ticket System

Apple patents “peer to peer financial transactions”

Could peer to peer financial transactions be part of the iPhone OS 4.0 sneak peek? Seems strange that it should suddenly pop up online now. I find the whole US patent thing a bit strange. It appears that anyone can patent anything, and then it’s a big free for all in court where the lawyers make out like bandits. In … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple patents “peer to peer financial transactions”