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Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Files Patent for Wireless Charging

Apple teases September 9 event


Here are your Apple rumors and AAPL news items for today:

apple-rumors-apple-aapl-wireless-cahrging-iphone-6-eventEvent: Apple (AAPL) is building a massive structure at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino for its iPhone 6 reveal event on September 9, reports MacRumors. The structure being built at the Flint Center is hidden by white barriers. The structure being built for the September 9 event appears to be three stories tall and is monitored by security. Flint Center administration has refused to give any details concerning the structure. The Flint Center was the venue where Steve Jobs introduced the first Mac 30 years ago.

Reveal: Apple has sent out teasers for its September 9 event to members of the media, AppleInsider notes. The teasers sent out to members of the media don’t say much about the event. Instead, they simply list the date it will take place and a line of text that reads “Wish we could say more.” The event will be on a Tuesday and will start at 10 a.m. Pacific and 1 p.m. Eastern. The tech company is expected to reveal the iPhone 6 at the event and may also reveal the rumored iWatch.

Charging: A patent filed by Apple with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office shows a possible new way to handle wireless charging, reports BGR. The patent is titled “Wirelessly Charged Electronic Device With Shared Inductor Circuitry.” The patent details how devices could use wireless charging with multi-purpose electrical components that could be used to power several different parts of a device. This patent could potentially allow the tech company to make major changes to how its devices are charged without adding bulk to them.

For more about the company, check out our previous Apple Rumors stories.

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