Apple Granted 46 Patents Today Covering Push-to-Talk, Avatars, a more advanced version of Slide-to-Unlock and Much More

The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 46 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple’s patent relating to a possible future Push-to-Talk iPhone and/or iDevice feature. We also cover a more advanced version of Apple’s famed Slide-to-Unlock and two patents relating to avatar creation…

Future iPhones Could Feature Changeable Camera Lenses [Patent]

Future iPhones may feature Olloclip-style interchangeable lenses — according to a patent published Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The newly-published patent describes a mechanism by which an iOS devices could be fitted with a bayonet mount, onto which various different types of lens could be attached. The bayonet mount would allow lenses…