The allure of some of the top selling entertainment applications on the App Store is most of the time hard to resist. You never need the app, it’s just something cool to have when your friends are around or you’re just trying to be funny. If you’ve been following the
The US Patent and Trademark Office released a rather large pile of patent applications earlier this morning filed by Apple, the bulk of which pertained to the ongoing research of multi-touch technology by Wayne Westerman, former cofounder of Fingerworks. These applications specifically dealt with the refining of the touch experience by avoiding unintentional contact, hardware advancements, as well as the use of gestures.