Apple is delivering full entertainment package via the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 releases with upcoming applications that will transform the iOS 7 devices into a mobile portal for direct and easy access to cutting-edge music and TV experiences.
In two separate patents revealed this week, Apple inches closer into making its flagship smartphone as a unique provider of fresh aural and visual entertainment, making it easier for iPhone users to share upbeat audio moods and smartly navigate through endless menus of television shows and movie titles.
One of the apps envisioned by the tech giant is dubbed 'Silent Disco' by Apple Insider, functioning mainly as a hub for iOS device users to get the 'real feel' of a compelling musical beat while not exactly sharing the same song.
The whole process is silent because listeners are deep into a "coordinated group musical experience" hooked up via headphones. The application collates different songs with similar tempo then acts as a DJ to generate a pervasive disco mood for the group to enjoy.
Participants or party-goers are not required to stay in one room as the technology is compatible with all sorts of wireless connections - Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular radio signal. So the implementation is both remote and nearby.
One notable feature of the music management app is giving users the ability to initiate and take charge of sound ambiance manipulation, pre-configuring the system to progress then shift seamlessly into certain moods at given time intervals.
Yet if the prevailing mood is to immerse in audo/visual pleasure, one iOS app in the works should help users to smartly and remotely enjoy Home Entertainment. The proposed iPhone application aims to provide intelligent choice of TV programs and movie files while also controlling lighting and audio environment of a given media room.
These capabilities are stuffed into one mobile device called the iPhone 5S or even the iPhone 6.
To gain control of the home entertainment console system, the iPhone is paired with the hardware via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connections, the Apple patent said.
While versions of these features are previously seen with the Samsung Galaxy S4 released earlier this year, it should be noted that both technologies have been perfected at least three years ago.
The remote media controller app, in particular, was invented in 2008 and is largely based on the iTunes Remote application, Apple Insider said.
There is no solid assurance but these smart applications could hit the App Store in time for the separate iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 release date - the former reportedly set for Sept 20 this year while the latter, rumoured to be of phablet-size, is pegged for Q1 2014.
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