Apple granted U.S. patents for wireless charging system, new Mac Pro, Apple TV and more

“Today, the US Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Apple a patent for their next generation wireless charging system along with a design patent for their ultra-sexy cylindrical Mac Pro Tower.,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“Apple has been granted a patent today for their invention that relates to a system, method, and apparatus for wirelessly providing power from a wireless power supply to any of a plurality of peripheral devices,” Purcher reports. “Apple has been granted three design patents today covering the ultra-sexy Mac Pro that’s made in California along with one for Apple TV and another for the third generation iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular.”

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12 Comments

    1. I remember my dad making us a crystal set with the Quaker Oats container maybe 60 years ago. I can see him winding the wire around it. Haven’t thought of that in years. Thanks for the reminder.

  1. Oh yeah that micrsoft-ish paper tiger known as the New Mac Pro. The one available in December. But wait it IS December and it is not available….
    We should rename it Mac NT. That way Apple can hold off shipping it for another year.

    1. You should know by now that Apple always means the “end” of December, not the “first”. If they say 3rd quarter, they mean the end of the 3rd quarter, and so on.

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