Patent applications can be very interesting to peruse as they often foreshadow advanced technology that will appear in future devices.
Apple is constantly filing detailed patents to cover various products and safeguard advanced technology.
A recently discovered patent application outlines an Apple-designed system that uses lasers and image sensors to facilitate a sense of depth perception.
One of the most interesting projects to emerge from Google's Mountain View HQ in recent years is the slick Project Glass wearable computer.
Typically, if you want to develop an application for the iPhone or iPad (iOS) you need to be a programmer. If you're not a programmer, your only other option is to hire a developer.
An interesting new patent application filed by Apple in September 2011 has surfaced.
Over the past few years, the mobile touch interface has revolutionized both smartphones and tablets.