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Thursday, October 27, 2011

From the Weird Patent File

Matt Yglesias discovers that Apple has a patent on this:

Slideunlock

This means that virtually every Android phone or tablet computer now infringes on Apple's patents.  Jerry Hildenbrand points out that the worst part of this is that the "slide to unlock" system existed on an old WIndows CE device from 2005. 

Steve Clowney

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