Tag: slide

HTC patent an odd dual screen slider

Don’t you just love a quirky patent application? You know the sort, the ones where you can’t really at home how on earth the pictured image will work in the real world. Well HTC have one such patent application for us. Personally I’d love to see some quirky …

Slide to unlock – Trademarked by Apple

Yesterday something happened, and it wasn’t the launch of a phone. It was the awarding of a trademark to Apple for the slide-to-unlock gesture. The US Patent Office database desribes …. Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image. A device with a touch-sensitive display may …