Smartphone News Byte: Apple Envisions Way to Adjust Your Car Via an IPhone

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Those of you who rent or drive different cars might appreciate a new patent filing from the folks at Apple. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application called "Automatic configuration of self-configurable environments" describes a way to adjust key controls in different cars via your iPhone. According to Strategy Analytics, 182.6 million Android handsets shipped last quarter, compared to 31.2 million iPhones, an 80% share of the worldwide smartphone market. Sony reported a higher-than-expected operating profit of $369 million. The company was helped by strong sales of its flagship Xperia smartphones in Japan and rising shipments of image sensors to phone makers.

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