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Apple Applies for 'iWatch' Trademark

Application was submitted June 3 in Japan

(Newser) - Rumors about an "iWatch" have been floating for a while now , and Apple applied for a "smartwatch" patent in February. Today, even more confirmation that the device is coming: Apple applied for an "iWatch" trademark in Japan, a patent official tells Reuters . The trademark application was submitted... More »

Florida to Citizens: Rat Out Your Terrorist Neighbors

iWATCH allows people to report terror-related activities online

(Newser) - Expect a few Big Brother! cries around this one. A group of northeast Florida counties have introduced a way for its residents to report on fellow residents who they believe may be engaged in terror activities: an online system called iWATCH . The iWATCH site explains what kinds of things should... More »

Apple Files Patent for Possible 'SmartWatch'

'Wearable accessory device' patent describes flexible display for wrist

(Newser) - The "iWatch" gossip watch is continuing to tick down. Apple filed a patent application today outlining a flexible screen with a "slap-wrap" bracelet you can wear on your wrist, described as a "wearable accessory device," reports Mashable . Among the possibilities described for the device: "a... More »

Tick Tock: Apple Working on 'iWatch'

Rumors about wristwatch-like device build up

(Newser) - Coming soon: an iPad you can wear on your wrist? Reports are piling up that Apple is working on what some are calling the "iWatch," a wristwatch that would perform functions similar to the iPhone and iPad. The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal first reported... More »

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