Apple Attempting To Patent IR Receiver For Device That Could Enable (Or Disable) Features

Given that many of the patents filed by Apple never end up in products and are merely exploratory or the result of internal research, I won’t dwell too long on this one. But it is a bit freaky to think that your phone could see something in the background and go “Whoops, better turn off. I’m not allowed here!”

More info at Patently Apple.