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Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour: Canada sets etiquette rules for meeting the royals

Canada has issued a guideline for the Duke and Duchess’ visit in the country.

Kate Middleton, Prince William and children arrive in Canada for royal tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and their two adorable children, George and Charlotte, landed in Canada this Saturday, September 24.

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour itinerary revealed

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and their two children have started their official Canadian tour today.

Kate Middleton voted UK’s most influential fashion icon

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is no stranger to fashion, elegance and high class.

Pippa Middleton talks fiancé, new cook food, being labeled a ‘party girl’

In a rare interview, Pippa opened up about her new book, her fiancé and the difficulties of being Duchess Kate’s sister.

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour: Canada sets etiquette rules for meeting the royals
Kate Middleton, Prince William and children arrive in Canada for royal tour
Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour itinerary revealed
Kate Middleton voted UK’s most influential fashion icon
Pippa Middleton talks fiancé, new cook food, being labeled a ‘party girl’

Apple patent details how iPhones, iPads can become universal remotes

by Nicole
March 23, 2012 at 3:42 pm

As rumors of an Apple-branded HDTV are buzzing around, a new patent from the company details how the iPhone could function as a remote for the device.

The Cupertino tech giant has patented an idea for a universal TV remote will be able to control multiple household entertainment devices via an iPad or iPhone.

“One of Apple’s wild new universal remote features works like this: you take a photo of your current TV remote and it sends it to iCloud for analysis,” according to Patently Apple.

“It then sends a ‘virtual copy’ of your remote, functionality and all, to your iPhone. You’re now able to control your current TV with Apple’s advanced universal remote and enjoy all of Apple’s TV remote features and likely tie-in products and services.”

The patent application was discovered by Patently Apple. Originally filed in the third quarter of 2010, it was just made public by the United States Patent & Trademark Office on Thursday.

Patently Apple believes that rather than relying on app add-ons, Apple will integrate the technology into the future iPhone.

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