“The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 14 newly-granted patents for Apple Inc. today,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“In our first report we mainly covered Apple’s granted patents that related to a Karaoke system and advanced roaming point-of-sale system,” Purcher reports. “In today’s second granted patent report we mainly focus on three patents.”

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Purcher reports, “The first mainly covers Aperture’s plug-in architecture for exporting digital images while the second covers Apple’s original iPhone video conferencing interface that set the standard. The third and final granted patent covered today interestingly covers future iMacs and Macbooks that will integrate NFC antennas and related applications. “

Read more in the full article, which includes Apple’s patent application illustrations, here.