‘HearPods’: disrupting the hearing aid industry is Apple’s next big thing

‘HearPods’: disrupting the hearing aid industry is Apple’s next big thing

Historically, we have seen articles about new Apple product lines launching as a sudden and unexpected turn of events. The company drops a disruptive technology bomb on an unprepared, well established, but uninspired industry. The truth is actually the quite the opposite.  Apple is like a giant aircraft carrier: so big it turns very slowly and, in retrospect, we see a lot indications it is taking a certain unexpected course.  

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Apple files for a patent for an AirPower-like wireless charging system

Apple files for a patent for an AirPower-like wireless charging system

Apple has filed for yet another patent (number 10,396,578) that hints that, though it scrapped plans for the AirPower device, it’s still looking into a next generation wireless charging system. It’s for a wireless charging mat that wirelessly transmits power to an electronic device that is placed on the mat. 

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Apple wants to help you lose weight with methods ‘beyond diet and exercise’

Apple wants to help you lose weight with methods ‘beyond diet and exercise’

With its Health app, the HealthKit developer app,and Apple Watch features. Apple has focused a lot of its attention on the health and wellness field in recent months. Now the tech giant has filed for a patent (number 20190261669) for “methods and compositions to improve weight loss and cardiometabolic health beyond diet and exercise.”

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Early adopters lead in ownership of VR headsets, smartwatches, smart speakers

Early adopters lead in ownership of VR headsets, smartwatches, smart speakers

It’s probably no surprise that those of us who bought Apple Watches and HomePods as soon as they were available are likely to be the first ones to shell out for “Apple Glasses” (the rumored name for Apple’s rumored augmented reality/virtual reality headset expected in 2020 or 2021).

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Apple files for yet another patent for a head-mounted display (the ‘Apple Glasses’)

Apple files for yet another patent for a head-mounted display (the ‘Apple Glasses’)

Apple has files for a patent (number 20190258058) for a “head-mounted display for virtual reality with inside-out positional, user body and environmental tracking.” It’s one of many patents the company has filed for — or already been granted — for the rumored “Apple Glasses,” an augmented reality/virtual reality headset.

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