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Microsoft Page-Turning Patent Could Spell Trouble For Apple's iBooks

First Posted: 07/12/10 01:53 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:00 PM ET


Tech Crunch:

Apple, Amazon, and others have worked hard to simulate the experience of reading a book on a tablet computer, device or smartphone. Specifically, Apple's iBooks iPad application has a page turning feature that replicates the curling of a page when you flip pages in a book. But Microsoft is claiming that it invented this feature in a patent application, according to a GoRumors report.

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Filed by Caroline Eisenmann  |