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  1. Maura

    Apple Working on Touch-ID-Enabled Displays

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office has today granted a patent application from Apple for a Touch ID sensor that would be able to detect and read your fingerprints via not just the home button, but also via other parts of the phone, including “display stacks and touch screens,”...
  2. Maura

    Apple Gets Patent for 360-Degree Wraparound iPhone Display

    9to5 Mac reports that Apple has today had a patent granted for “a consumer electronic product [which] includes at least a transparent housing and a flexible display.” The drawing that was filed along with the patent application shows a phone with a display that wraps fully around it, across...
  3. Maura

    Apple Files Patent for Display-Embedded Touch ID

    Hot on the heels of very recent rumours that Apple will be introducing an iPhone with an edge-to-edge display from 2017 onwards, 9to5 Mac reports today that a patent that Apple filed in March last year reveals how it might do this. In the patent filing, which has only just been published, Apple...
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