A future iPad, iMac, or MacBook may offer a unique form of privacy for a user looking at sensitive documents, by tracking their gaze to work out what part of the screen they are looking at, while simultaneously obscuring the rest of the display with bogus data to throw off onlookers.
Apple's augmented reality headset could automatically account for the difference between a user's point of view and an attached camera, while peripheral lighting could make it easier for a user's eyes to adjust to wearing an AR or VR headset.
Future Apple devices and accessories may use buttons made from fabric, a concept that could help with the design of unique hardware and peripherals, as well as eliminating the need for current styles of buttons and switches.
Apple's augmented reality headset or a future iPhone could use light from a display to track the movement of nearly any surface, while finger devices may be able to provide detail to the system about what kind of objects a user may be touching.
Apple's launched the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone Pro Max with ProMotion, camera improvements, and a 1TB option, but is it enough to spur an upgrade from a user with an iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Pro Max? We compare the figures.
After successfully launching iOS 15 earlier this week, Apple is out with the first betas of iOS 15.1. We take you hands on with the new features expected to launch with these new updates later this fall.
The long-rumored Apple Car may have doors that prevent passengers from being hit by another vehicle as they exit the car, while an in-car VR system could have added features to minimize the chance of motion sickness.
As work on the "Apple Car" progresses, Apple is coming up with new ways to improve automated driving systems, including using other sensors to enhance LiDAR scans to better determine what's on the road.
A future version of the MacBook Pro may not have a visible physical trackpad at all, and instead could use the entire surface below the keyboard bordered with light-up elements to create a more dynamic touch surface.
Apple's rumored car could have airbags built within the seatbelts and ceiling cavities for protection in an emergency, a design that could help ensure the safety of passengers when the seats are positioned to face each other.
Apple's long-rumored AR headset may include wireless charging points in the headband, locate its position in a space with ultrasonic imaging, and include an adjustable support structure to make it fit all users equally well, regardless of the size of their facial features compared to other people.
Apple wants it to be easier for users to unlock multiple devices in quick succession, with the authentication of a head-mounted AR or VR headset or smart glasses potentially allowing other nearby items to automatically authenticate the user.
A future version of the Apple Pencil could include a system that can provide vibrations to the user's fingertips while grasping the stylus, and may also be able to detect how the user is gripping the device.
Apple is working on new ways to use fabrics as part of the design of its devices and accessories, including a system for adjusting how tight a piece of fabric is at specific locations, and creating fabric domes that could be used as a switch.