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Apple must halt iPhone 6 sales after odd Beijing patent ruling

Update: Apple has now put out an official statement regarding the matter. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE models are all available for sale today in China. We appealed an administrative order from a regional patent tribunal in Beijing last month and as a result the order has been stayed pending review by the…

Apple patents touch-free gestures at close range

Today, Apple has been granted a patent to allow detection of touch-free gestures at close range. The patent language suggests Apple is working on building upon multi-touch and 3D touch capabilities. Allowing users to navigate their devices by hovering their fingers close to the iPhone or iPad display, in addition to using it on trackpads and…