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Apple granted 'slide to unlock' patent for touchscreen devices

26 October, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple granted 'slide to unlock' patent for touchscreen devices - read the full textBack in December 2005, more than a year before the first iPhone was announced, Apple had filed for a patent for their revolutionary 'slide to unlock' gesture for touchscreen devices. The patent was described as follows. A device with a touch-sensitive display may be unlocked via gestures...

 

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Does the Android way of unlocking via connecting the dots count?

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  • 2011-10-26 08:45
  • IWNT

but it include the term, moving the image to a predefined location , so all androids are in trouble!

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  • 2011-10-26 08:42
  • 2S}y

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