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Apple Now Owns the Page Turn -

If you want to know just how broken the patent system is, just look at patent D670,713, filed by Apple and approved this week by the United States Patent Office. This design patent, titled, “Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface,” gives Apple the exclusive rights to the page turn in an e-reader application. Yes, that’s right. Apple now owns the page turn. You know, as when you turn a page with your hand. An “interface” that has been around for hundreds of years in physical form. I swear I’ve seen similar animation in Disney or Warner Brothers cartoons.


Coding Horror: This Is What Happens When You Let Developers Create UI

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Deep down inside every software developer, there's a budding graphic designer waiting to get out. And if you let that happen, you're in trouble.