The patent application shows a wireless remote control that will let the user take photos or videos.
A new US patent awarded to Apple details some uses for housings of electronics made of fused glass.
The USPTO publishes a patent application from the iPhone maker that shows a new twist on step tracking.
A recently granted patent application describes a method by which Apple would place OLED or other flexible displays around the sides of a mobile device.
Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.
Overnight, the USPTO granted Apple patents on a smart stylus, magnetic iPhone camera lenses and a solar-powered laptop.
Apple has won patents on a heart rate monitor and a screen that you can control without touching it.
Though many patent applications never end up becoming real-world solutions, Apple's latest filing looks promising for the future of smartphone photography.
A newly published Apple patent application explains how an external camera lens might be integrated with the iPhone.
A freshly published Apple patent filing describes a 3D-display system that provides a "hologram-like illusion" of objects that you can manipulate.