Apple received in the Bureau of patents and trademarks United States almost six dozen patents for its new developments.
One of the patents describes the use of a miniature flexible displays on the sides of the devices, including the iPhone. These mini-screens can perform the role of the active virtual buttons, which can be easily reassigned. Also, they can display various useful information.
It was also patented two different types of folding devices. One folded once in half, and the second in two places. In the patent, the company describes, including ways to protect the internal components from damage during bending.
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