“The US Patent and Trademark Office [has] officially published a series of fifteen newly granted patents for Apple Inc.,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

Purcher reports, “The first patent covers the iPhone being able to order and pay for items such as fast food over a wireless network. The second and third patents cover the very complex subject of signal processing algorithms for wireless MIMO communication systems. And lastly, we look at Apple’s reinvention of the circuit board that discusses multi-part substrate assemblies that allow Apple to design ever thinner iOS devices”

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