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Apple patent application reveals exciting possibilities for twin-camera system rumored for iPhone 7

We heard a report in November that Apple was testing an iPhone 7 model with dual rear cameras, and a patent application published today not only confirms that Apple is indeed exploring the idea, but reveals some extremely exciting possibilities with such a setup. The most basic of these, noted by Patently Apple, is effectively optical zoom. […]

http://9to5mac.com/2016/01/07/iphone-7-twin-camera-patent/

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Apple applies for patent for ‘self-healing ports’ as it continues to work on waterproofing

While Apple didn’t make any claims about water-resistance when it launched the iPhone 6s/Plus, submersion tests showed that the company has clearly been working hard in this area – with the new phones still working after a full hour underwater. But water will always get in through ports like the Lightning and headphone sockets, and a […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/12/10/waterproof-iphone-self-healing-elastomer/