“On May 3, the US Patent & Trademark Office published five of Apple’s patent applications relating to Dashboard. Out of the five patents, the one titled Multiple Dashboards revealed some interesting twists that no doubt will be seen in Mac OS X Leopard’s demo this coming June. One of the most intriguing features of all included an interactive dashboard cube. Apple’s obsession with this symbol is once again given prominence,” Neo reports for MacNN.
Neo reports, “Apple’s other four related patents published today include the following: Linked widgets, Preview including theme-based installation of user interface elements in a display environment, Selection of user interface elements for unified display in a display environment and Widget security.”
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