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(Reuters)   Doing stupid things with your fingers is not innovation   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, Apple Inc., inventions, innovations, plain  
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2173 clicks; posted to Business » on 20 Dec 2012 at 1:10 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-12-20 09:27:59 AM  
That's what she said.
2012-12-20 01:23:31 PM  

Pud: That's what she said.

If it is so obvious why do so many guys fail at it?
2012-12-20 02:14:45 PM  
Well I've never seen them fing.
2012-12-20 02:44:37 PM  
Pinch to zoom?

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2012-12-20 03:13:27 PM  
2012-12-20 04:24:02 PM  
Oh look the patent office finally quit cashing those checks long enough to do their job.
2012-12-20 05:03:54 PM  

lordargent: Pinch to zoom?

Well, he had to put a glove on to interpret the gestures, instead of through the use of a capacitive touch display. But the actual gestures used were very close.

Not that I'm defending Apple. "Rectangle with rounded corners" patent is the most ridiculous thing I've heard so far.
2012-12-20 05:12:22 PM  
Touch screens are the single largest step backwards in the history of user interfaces. Ninety-nine percent of touchscreen GUI design is asking yourself "how would someone do this ridiculously easy task if they had a keyboard and a mouse?" and then coming up with a horridly absurd, time-consuming and counter-intuitive way to do it without one.
2012-12-20 05:33:41 PM  
What prior art may look like:
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2012-12-21 01:34:47 PM  
How much does Samsung pay for these headlines?
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