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Apple magnet patent could revolutionize iPad capabilities

An Apple patent published today has shown how in the future, an intelligent magnet attachment system could allow iPads to connect with a whole host of devices, even other iPads. The patent is very similar to the technology currently used in Apple’s Smart Covers/Cases for iPad. The technology basically uses keyed magnets to allow accessories to be…

IK Multimedia announces iRing for iOS

The invention of an iRing has been purported by analysts for a long time now, and whilst this isn’t an official Apple release, IK Multimedia has today released an iRing to control your iOS devices. The iRing will be launched this quarter, and will only set you back $25. It’s a double sided ring that sits on your finger (obviously) and interacts with your…

Blackberry files lawsuit against Typo Keyboard for iPhone

Blackberry has filed a lawsuit against an iPhone keyboard startup clearly based on Blackberry’s iconic keyboard. The Typo Keyboard is a product of Typo, a company created by entrepreneur Laurence Hallier and TV personality Ryan Seacrest. The Typo Keyboard was due to be available for pre-order this month, however Blackberry has launched a lawsuit against…

Ryan Seacrest invests in Typo Keyboard for iPhone, adds Blackberry style keyboard to Apple’s device

If you’re an iPhone user that switched from a Blackberry, or a similar device, you know that all-too-familiar feeling of missing your old school, and frankly wonderful, portrait typing experience on Blackberry. Although I never owned a Blackberry, I did start with a Motorola Q, which had a portrait keyboard, and typing on keyboards like those was always a…

id America launches 50% holiday discount

Popular accessory maker id America has just introduced its holiday discount, offering a massive saving of 50% on all its products. By simply using the coupon code PROMO50, you will receive a 50% discount on all of your purchases, excluding the Touchtone Portable Wireless Speaker. Not only that, id America is also offering free shipping on all order over…

Belkin release LEGO Builder Case for iPad mini

Belkin has just released the coolest iPad mini accessory of all time, the LEGO Builder Case. The LEGO builder case is an iPad mini case built in partnership with Lego, it’s a protective case designed to keep your iPad safe and secure during use, but, thanks to an official LEGO base plate you can now add LEGO to your iPad mini, creating endless…

Anki DRIVE now available in Apple Stores for $199

You may or may not remember Apple’s WWDC event earlier this year, in particular the demonstration of Anki DRIVE, an iPhone-controlled racing system. Scanning the track 500 times a second, each Anki DRIVE car has built-in sensors, and uses algorithms to determine its position, speed, trajectory and its next move. The technology is absolutely incredible,…

Apple patent for Flexible Headphone connector published

An Apple patent published today has shown the implementation of a flexible headphone connector. The patent, titled “Flexible TRS Connector” shows how Apple headphones of the future may feature a flexible connector to prevent plug breakage and accidental damage. Some of you may have found that Apple’s rigid headphone connector design can prove a little…