Sick of it
Patents like this are wrong, Apple did not invent multi-tap/multi-touch they should not be awarded a patent for it.
Apple was yesterday granted a patent giving it ownership of a method by which tablet devices can detect how close users' fingers and thumbs are. Dubbed 'Proximity Detector for Tablets', US patent number 7,653,883 describes how sensors may be used to look for approaching digits and pop up appropriate user interface elements …
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