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Asus Memo Pad 7 (ME572C/CL)

Evoking the look of a skinny handbag, the new Asus Memo Pad 7 is the latest and most stylish tablet to bear the name.

By September 3, 2014

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Apple eyes remote control personalized via fingerprint, retinal scan

A newly published patent application details a TV remote that could respond differently to separate people based on a scan of their fingerprint or eye.

By July 23, 2015


Apple's envisioned multitouch keyboard could kill the trackpad

Described in a newly published Apple patent filing, the so-called Fusion keyboard could pick up multitouch gestures from your keystrokes, potentially eliminating the need for a trackpad.

By May 26, 2015


Apple patent application shows new twist on mobile hotspots

Patent application shows a simple cylindrical device that's turned on by twisting one end. Whether it will ever hit the market, though, is an open question.

By May 21, 2015


Apple patent envisions tracking people in real time

A newly granted patent would let you view friends, family and even pets from your mobile device as they move through their day.

By March 24, 2015


Apple eyes way to leave fingerprints in the cloud

A new patent filing describes using the cloud to transfer your Touch ID fingerprint data to other devices. Would such a system be safe and secure?

By January 15, 2015


Future iPhone could become a cool remote control for your car

In a newly published patent filing, Apple describes how to start your car, adjust the temperature, automatically open the hood and perform other tricks via your iPhone.

By October 21, 2014


Apple patent application reinvents remote control for the smartphone age

The tech giant considers shrinking down the user interface on your TV and putting it on your phone as a way to navigate Apple TV.

By October 2, 2014


Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By July 29, 2014


Apple scores patent for 'wrist-worn electronic device'

The new patent highlights a device referred to as "iTime" that comes with built-in sensors and can connect with mobile phones.

By July 22, 2014