Anyone who has been following for a few days knows that Apple has been collecting a considerable number of patents in its collection, including technology multi-touch for trackpads and various design templates for your products. Today, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple more records of inventions to the company, including elements of the interface of its operating systems.
The image above shows one of them. It is a remote control system used for Apple TV, but it also has a special adaptation for MacBooks and iMacs. With it, the Cupertino firm provides special software for playing high-resolution media.
A patent has also been obtained for the MacBook Air hinge. Due to the minimum thickness of the machine, a new approach to design was created especially for use in this product:
In industrial designs, we highlight the animations of the iPhone OS home screen, the 2D and 3D versions of the Mac OS X Dock, the headset iPhone debut and Dock models for iPhone 3G and iPod (Universal):
Outside that area, other hardware-related inventions were also registered, dealing with techniques for dealing with processors and non-volatile memory devices.