Apple Multitouch Gesture Patent Application

MacRumors has posted some figures from a new patent application submitted by Apple that describes a lot of new, user-configurable multitouch gestures in OS X.

Link: Apple depicts advanced multitouch gesturing control panel in OS X (MacRumors), via Putting people first.

As with many patent applications, this doesn’t really mean Apple is going to do this.  Some of these look pretty awkward, and there’s a big learning trade-off with abstract gestures.  It’ll be interesting to see how far they go with this.

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