Apple Patents 3D Remote Tech, Software To Protect iPhones From Unauthorized Use

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http://techcrunch.com – Apple was granted a number of patents today, including a couple that could have big implications for its range of mobile devices. One is an oldie but a goody, describing a Wii remote style 3D control mechanism that users sensors to determine its position in space, filed in 2006 (the same year as the Wii itself), and the other is a system for detecting, gathering and providing information about unauthorized users of a person’s iPhone or other mobile device. The security measures are most interesting, and also most likely to produce some kind of tangible results users will see. Apple says (IT news)