future of Apple products could one day entail your iPhone or iPad
turning a hollow shell of a device into a touchscreen Mac.
- Or, at least, that’s what an Apple patent filing for an “electronic accessory device” from September suggests.
- First spotted by Apple Insider,
the patent outlines a laptop-like device that has a dock for an Apple
smartphone or tablet.
- It also comes equipped with hardware like a large display, physical keyboard, batteries, GPU and ports.
- But the rest —
processor, graphics card, storage, memory — comes from an iPhone or
iPad. Read more (3/24/17)