Macrumors.com has discovered new Apple patents that may show the future of the iPhone.
Potentially in store for the device are biometrics that would recognize a users different fingerprint patterns for security and to activate different applications. “So the index finger might mean email, while the middle finger music, etc, alternatively different fingers could mean different actions, so again index finger might play music while the middle finger might stop it,” the site states.
There was also mention of placing RFID technology, or NFC, into the phone for payments and other applications.
Apple also applied for a patent that would give the user physical feedback when hitting buttons on the screen.
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