Apple filed a new patent

Apple filed a new patent

Apple filed a new patent
Not so long ago, LG has introduced a smartphone LG Flex, a feature which became a self-healing back cover. A few days after Apple filed a patent application, documents showing the technology, similar to that used in LG. The patent was officially approved, therefore it only remains to wait for the company will begin to use this design in their devices.
The method used by Apple, called “method of reducing emerging physical damage on the cosmetic surface. That is, a coating that will be used for devices that will allow all appear to scratches and damage quickly disappear from the surface. Even if the damage is very deep, over time, they become almost invisible.
Apple filed a new patent

Microsoft patents a new feature for Windows Phone

Microsoft patents a new feature for Windows Phone

Quiet or silent mode in your phone – useful feature, which we use quite often. However, there is one problem – quiet mode we forget to include. Windows Phone devices are equipped with the option “Quiet Hours”, which allows you to configure the time at which the user will not receive any notifications. This feature is quite convenient, however, Microsoft decided to make the process of mute more automated. This automated mute function and is described in a new patent application from Microsoft.
Microsoft patents a new feature for Windows Phone
A new option will be called “invisible mode”. It will automatically change the brightness of the screen and mute the sound when the owner of the device sleeps or is at a meeting or in the theater.
Microsoft patents a new feature for Windows Phone
“Invisible mode” has the ability to turn yourself, what data will be used for the whereabouts of the owner. This will be taken into account GPS, NFC, and MAC addresses. In addition, account will be taken noted in the calendar of events. For example, if the calendar marks the meeting, then at the specified time, the smartphone will not disturb its owner. Off “invisible mode” automatically when the user leaves a certain place.