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Apple Patents An iPad Smart Cover That Can Display Push Notifications

Apple has a new patent (via AppleInsider) that could show you notifications on your Smart Cover, even when your iPad's screen is obscured by the protective accessory. The filing details both active Sm

Apple Patents A Surface-Like Touch Keyboard Smart Cover With A Trackpad Twist

Apple has a new patent for an iPad accessory (via Patently Apple) that incorporates keyboard¬†features into the design of a new smart cover. The touch-based cover resembles the one Microsoft’s S

Apple Patents iPad Smart Magnets For Attaching Controllers, Cameras, Other iPads And More

A new Apple patent application published by the USPTO today describes a magnetic connector similar to the one used to attach Smart Covers to the current iPad, but designed to be far more flexible with

Lamenting Orange: Apple Tweaks Smart Cover Color Palette

In addition to refreshing their line of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/24/apple-quietly-tweaks-macbook-pro-line-up-leaves-prices-unchanged/">MacBook Pros</a>, it seems as though Apple co

Evernote Peek: The First Smart Cover App That Could Make You Smarter

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/evernote-peek.jpg"> One of the best parts of the iPad 2 is the colorful, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/02/ipad-cover/">

iFixit Tears Down The….Apple Smart Cover

Sigh. Here we go. iFixit just did its thing on the iPad 2 Smart Cover. Yep, they tore down the cover and found that a whooping 31 magnets are used between the cover itself and the iPad 2 to hold the c