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New patent suggests Apple Pencil will work on iPhone

Several patents spotted by Patently Apple suggests that Apple is testing the Apple Pencil with the iPhone. The patent shows the Apple Pencil being used with apps such as iMovie. Personally, I would like to see Apple expand on the iPad before implementing support on the iPhone. That goes for both of Apple’s ‘pro’ accessories for the iPad Pro. However,…

Apple patent shows off Siri working in iMessage

A new Apple patent describes how Siri could work inside iMessage chats to do things like schedule meetings based on location and availability of those in the chat (via Apple Insider). In one of the illustrations, one chat participant asks “How long till you guys get here?’ and Siri is able to check everyone’s location and answers the question…

Samsung to pay Apple $120M over slide-to-unlock patent case

Bloomberg reports that Apple this week has won its long-running appeal against Samsung over Apple’s slide-to-unlock patent. The report says that Samsung owes Apple the original $119.6 million that a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled was wrongly thrown out in a decision made back in February. In this case, Apple claimed that Samsung…