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Apple Patent Lets iPhone Users Now When Their Friends Are Available To Talk
2013-08-22 13:21:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent Apple patent application reveals a feature that could let iPhone users know when other users are available to talk on the phone. The patent filing, titled "Methods to determine availability of user based on mobile phone status," describes a feature that works much like instant messenger programs. Before making a call, one iPhone owner can check to see if the other iPhone owner is available to receive the call. Owners would...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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