The Apple Core: Apple patents new wider “touchpad”

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Date: Friday, March 3rd, 2006, 12:20
Category: The Apple Core

apple-touchpad-patent.jpgOne of the things that cracks me up is the depths that a company will go to obscure their patent filings. It’s even funnier that the maker of arguably the best graphic design computers in the world with some of the best designers on their payroll files patent drawings that look like they were scribbled on the back of a bar napkin with a crayon after too many Anchor Steams at BJ’s Brewhouse in Cupertino.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


apple-touchpad-patent.jpgOne of the things that cracks me up is the depths that a company will go to obscure their patent filings. It’s even funnier that the maker of arguably the best graphic design computers in the world with some of the best designers on their payroll files patent drawings that look like they were scribbled on the back of a bar napkin with a crayon after too many Anchor Steams at BJ’s Brewhouse in Cupertino.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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One Response to “The Apple Core: Apple patents new wider “touchpad””

  1. Multitouch, eh? Hope they talk to this guy (and his noncommercial research link at NYU – I’m adding this comment because the page for terms of your agreement for commercial linking is 404 – but I’m pretty sure the cs dept is noncommercial even though jef han is technically a consultant…) http://mrl.nyu.edu/~jhan/ftirtouch/index.html