Apple patents digital crown for bezel-free iPhone and iPad

No bezel FTW!

Ben over at 9to5Mac had an interesting article this morning about Apple patenting a Digital Crown for the iPhone and iPad. The patent suggests that a bezel-less display would be accomplished.

What if they placed the TouchID sensor in a Digital Crown?


This could be the solution for a bezel-free display as a home button replacement as well.

From 9to5Mac:

Not many of you agreed with me when I wrote an opinion piece a year ago saying that I could see a role for an Apple Watch-style digital crown on an iPhone, but a patent application published today shows that Apple is at least toying with the idea of introducing it to iOS devices. Patently…

via Apple patents Apple Watch-style digital crown for iPhone and iPad, hints at bezel-free devices — 9to5Mac

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