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Apple's next iPad Smart Cover could use LEDs for notifications

Apple's next iPad Smart Cover could use LEDs for notifications

By 13 June 2014

Apple's next iPad Smart Cover could be a lot smarter than the original version. A patent has revealed Apple's plans to integrate lights into its Smart Cover for notifications. The patent, filed under "Integrated visual notification system in an accessory... >>

Apple could unveil a new Smart Cover with the iPad 5

Apple could unveil a new Smart Cover with the iPad 5

By 14 October 2013

We're already expected Apple to unveil the latest iPad on October 22, but now we're expecting to see a new Smart Cover too. Since the fifth generation iPad is rumoured, by suppliers, to adopt the form factor of the iPad Mini, old cases won't fit the latest... >>

Apple patent iPad Smart Cover with second flexible display

Apple patent iPad Smart Cover with second flexible display

By 2 August 2012

Apple is believed to be working on a protective iPad cover that would feature an embedded flexible display enabling a dual-screen experience. The Cupertino company made a patent application for the concept - made public by the USPTO - a year ago, suggesting... >>

Samsung keeps it in the family for Apple Smart Cover rip-off

Samsung keeps it in the family for Apple Smart Cover rip-off

By 19 July 2011

Whilst the Samsung and Apple legal battle rumbles on (you show me yours, I'll show you mine) there has been an unexpected and somewhat murky twist in the "copyist" wars. Whilst we all know that the Far East is awash with counterfeit and rip-off tech products,... >>

VIDEO: Apple Smart Cover protects iPad 2 from drops - but not golf clubs

VIDEO: Apple Smart Cover protects iPad 2 from drops - but not golf clubs

By 24 May 2011

Those who are squeamish about seeing new tech suffering dire fates should look away now, especially if you'd love an iPad 2 but can't afford one. US electronics warranties specialist SquareTrade has filmed a durability test with two separate iPad 2s,... >>