That’s right, a batch of newly uncovered Apple patents have recently surfaced, showing the company’s “plans to turn the device into what it describes as a ‘lifestyle companion.'” Click here for first picture in gallery.

It doesn’t stop with workouts, however, with the patent applications also indicating plans for a diet coach of sorts, which could even make use of the iPhone’s camera to scan bar codes on products. Those components would also of course all work together, with the system able to suggest workouts based on your diet and physical condition and vice versa

[via GizmodoEngadgetUnwiredView]