Apple Cover Flow Patent

In continuing Apple world domination news, the company now has a patent on the Cover Flow technology that started in iTunes and is now a system standard since the arrival of OS Leopard. Labelled Apple patent D613,300, it covers the appearance of the Cover Flow technology, that smooth scrolling through items that lets you find what you’re looking for quickly. This will make it harder for other companies to copy that style. By the way, did anyone else notice that iTunes for the iPad doesn’t have Cover Flow? C’mon, Apple!


Chris Gullo