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Apple wants to put a physical keyboard on a touchscreen

If a recent patent grab by no one other than Apple is anything to go by then we could soon see “physical” keyboards on smartphone displays, or at least we will have the sensation that they are there. While less developed haptic feedback systems are already available on some smartphones today, this …

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Apple awarded patent for dock connector: USB 3.0, Thunderbolt

Apple have been granted a patent for a new modified dock connector which is compatible with new high speed communication standards, such as USB 3.0 and a dual lane Displayport, or Thunderbolt connector. This connector is called the ‘Reduced Size Multi Pin Male Plug Connector’ has been published by the …

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