While Steve Jobs famously panned the idea of a stylus for the iPhone at the device's unveiling in January 2007, Apple has continued researching ideas for stylus-based input, if only as part of continued reevaluation of how users interact with their devices and how technology will change those interactions over time. Toward that end, Unwired View highlights a pair of Apple patent applications filed in late 2010 and published today addressing optical and haptic stylus concepts.
STEVE JOBS was not known for his sense of humour. Thus the reveal in January 2007 of the iPhone came as a bit of a shock. Mr Jobs first detailed how a combination of iPod, internet device and mobile phone into one unit would be idea... Read Post
Future multi-touch devices like the iPhone and iPad could offer a number of physical feedback responses to a user's touch, resulting in a more interactive and efficient input method through haptic feedback. Read Post