Apple is known to file countless patent applications and most of them never turn out to become real products or features. Still, it's pretty curious to have a look at what Apple might be planning behind the curtains. One of the most recent inventions show that Apple might be interested in developing a 'smart' docking solution for iPhone and iPad users.
According to the patent filling, the deck would supports multiple accessories and it would feature a display, a touchpad, advanced gesture controls, wireless communications and even inductive charging. Here are some more details:
Who knows, maybe Apple will indeed create such a product, especially know that the Apple Watch is around. Apple's docking station patent application was first filed for in September 2013 and credits a couple of Apple employees as its inventors.