“On October 26, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple’s patent application titled ‘Electronic Device Having Display and Surrounding Touch Sensitive Bezel for User Interface and Control,’ which was originally filed on June 23, 2006,” Neo reports for MacNN.
Neo reports, “Apple’s patent goes into great detail describing the chameleonic nature of a next generation touch screen iPod which will clearly be able to transform itself from being a music player to PDA to photo album and yes a cellular phone!”
Full article with patent application illustrations here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “LinuxGuy and Mac Prodigal Son” for the heads up.]
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