One ring to rule them all: Apple patents some new bling

One ring to rule them all: Apple patents some new bling

It looks like the Apple Watch simply launched yesterday, however within the fast-moving, high-demand world of tech wearables, the corporate would possibly simply be getting began on the subsequent piece of bling.

Apple Insider uncovered a patent Apple has filed for a ring.

That’s proper, youngsters. A ring. To supposedly coordinate along with your Apple watch and iPhone.

“A person controls an exterior digital machine with a finger-ring-mounted touchscreen that features a pc processor, wi-fi transceiver, and rechargeable energy supply,” states the patent.

“The ring is worn on a primary finger receives an enter from a second finger, selects one among a plurality of contact occasions related to the enter, and wirelessly transmits a command related to the contact occasion to the exterior digital machine.”

Don’t get too excited, although, because the Verge points out, it’s solely a patent for now, and Apple (like all large tech corporations) usually patents concepts it would by no means develop. However actually, a sensible ring doesn’t appear that farfetched. Who is aware of? We could also be celebrating 2016 because the 12 months of the Apple Ring.

Go forward and begin making your Lord of the Rings jokes now.

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