Apple Files for Haptic Feedback Patent; Android World Cries Out a Collective, "Huh?"

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  1. Jeyman

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    I could be wrong but that sounds very much like SONYs tech for their new phone? no? I no very little on it but dont they have a phone on the way(or released? ) that is reading how hard you click, and even goes as far as not having to touch the screen?

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dr...s-xperia-solas-floating-touch-technology.html
     
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    Sony is making it so you can hover your fingers over the screen before clicking to aid in selecting links. Its unrelated, but it is also pretty cool
     
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    LOL. Well... I want to at least give them the benefit of the doubt... ;)
     
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    ah just seemed like the two might be linked seeing as it can tell how close your finger is, why cant it tell how hard your clicking. But you seem right says nothing about that.
     
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    apple has got a set on them that must drag the ground. hahaha
     
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    OMFG haptic feedback has been on DUMB phones years before the iPhone.

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    maybe next apple will try and patent on how to hold a phone, with the screen facing you. Or that the your ear goes on the speaker and and your mouth at the mic end, smdh...
    Obviously apple is going after every singe patent they can get whether the technology exist already or not.
     
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    now why do you have to go giving them ideas :)
     
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    it gets me upset how apple flaunts old ideas and patents them and advertises them on the tv as upcomming and new.... when is google gonna start upping there patents!!!
     
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    Apple is very scared as of now with moto being googles. Their patents outweigh almost anything apple has. With kodak patent sale inevitable as well its going to be one hell of a ride for apple if google/moto/ any of androids makers get their hands on it.
     
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    Correct me if Im wrong but I seem to remember having haptic feedback on my LG Voyager oh about 5 years ago