October 3, 2008

Apple Developing Advanced Cursor Based Functions

AppleInsider has got their hand on a new patent filed by Apple that explores ways to use cursor to provide additional information and usability options to the user. The patent says that it’s often useful for a user to be given an indication as to content of a target file or link, before the user clicks on the user-activatable element that will open the target. The methods used today do not generally provide any technique for providing detailed information about a target within a cursor in a manner that is responsive and dynamically controllable by the user. Read More

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