Although there's no guarantee Apple will implement it, the company has a patented solution that could tell others when you're available for a phone or FaceTime call.
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Once you start adding new bands to the Apple Watch the cost can rise enough to opt for a new MacBook, which is more refined, just as fashionable and features strong design.
Apple has been granted a patent for an external portable fuel cell electricity generation unit designed to power portable computing devices.
A jury has knocked back a claim by a patent licensing firm that was seeking damages from Apple over five Nokia patents.
The Apple Watch is poised for release and rumored features have piqued a lot of interest. Apple will likely give the Watch a lot of functionality, but if it doesn't nail this one thing that won't matter in the long run.
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg hopes litigation between his company and Apple can be wrapped up quickly.
No doubt Apple is still smarting over a $533 million court case won by Smartflash this week, but Ericsson is now also suing the company in a patent dispute.
Patent licensing firm Smartflash may still be celebrating a $533 million victory against Apple, but the companies aren't finished in the courtroom.
If you're a Dropbox user who owns an iPhone or iPad, then your life is about to get a lot more productive.
The US Patent Office has granted Apple a patent for a virtual-reality headset designed to accommodate an iPhone for its display, much like Google's Cardboard or Samsung's Gear VR headset.
Apple was forced to drop a raft of health-related features from its upcoming smartwatch following issues with the built-in sensors, claims a report.
Apple has released iOS 8.1.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, which brings with it relief for those who feel that updates have become too cumbersome to install.
It's likely this will build on Apple's own AirDrop technology. But this may be one of the first steps in recent years that may combat illegal file sharing.
Apple and Ericsson are suing each other after failing to agree on royalties the iPhone maker should pay for standard essential patents.
Apple has been granted a patent that could lead the way to a fully flexible iPhone that's actually built to bend in your pocket.
Holiday week news in the world of iOS: Apple dominates holiday sales, iPad sales could slump for the first time, and Apple patents a pen.
A long-simmering patent dispute involving Google and some of its key rivals could finally be over. Today's deal transfers the former Nortel patents to a syndicate of 30 members and comes on the heels of a settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit last month.
Cisco's lawsuit concerns 12 features covered by 14 patents - all of which are embedded within current products.
Jealous of the tight integration between iOS and OS X 10.10 Yosemite? Feel left out because you use an Android device on Windows? Wish there was an easy way to send files to your Android device? You need AirDroid 3.
Apple has escaped a potential $1bn damages bill after a jury decided an iTunes update that kept rivals' music off its iPod was a genuine product improvement.
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