The rumor mill has been a busy bee, and we have some interesting new developments on the Apple gadget front. For instance, in addition to the new patent for a smartphone joystick, Apple just filed a patent for a stylus.
Before you go yawning, you should know that this stylus could be something special. First of all, it's rumored that this will be released with the monster 12.9 inch iPad "Pro." Secondly, it could have features built in that will let you interact with your tablet in a whole new way.
A stylus on a smartphone or tablet is a useful companion, but Apple seems to think it now holds a patent on the next big step in stylus technology. What in the world is this stylus supposed to do?