“A three-year old touched the TV screen, tried to scroll with one finger and then tried to zoom a part of the screen with two fingers,” Nigam Arora reports for Forbes. “Touches of the child had no effect. The child yelled, ‘Daddy, TV is broken, it does not work.'”
“Now that most of us are used to taking all kinds of actions by touching touch screens of our phones and tablets, it is easy to forget that such ease of use was not available to the masses only five years ago,” Arora reports. “The technology is certainly magical, but more magical to an investor’s ears was the utterance by Steve Jobs, ‘Boy, have we patented it!'”
Arora reports, “Apple’s arsenal of patents is not limited to multi-touch technology but covers a broad range of patents that are giving heart burn to Google Android.”
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