Apple ‘Slide to Unlock’ Patent Is Invalid, Rules German Court

Apple’s patents on its “slide to unlock” feature on its iOS devices are invalid – at least in Germany. A German appeals court has stuck by a 2013 ruling which canceled the company’s patent. According to the court, Apple’s slide…

Apple: All Your Unlocking Mechanisms Are Belong To Us

How many of you use a “swipe to unlock” mechanism to gain access to your smartphones? Quite a few I would guess. The finger-dragging-across-the-touch-screen method of unlocking phones is probably most known for being a feature on the iPhone, but…