Apple patent hints at touchscreen iMacs and MacBooks

Figure 8

FIG. 8 illustrates an example low-resolution input mode UI 800 that is displayed after transition effect 700 is completed. Menu bar 603, menu bar items 605, dock 607, dock items 609, directory items 613, scrollbars 615, and mouse pointer 619 are no longer visible on display screen 601. UI 800 displays enlarged versions of application window 611 (811), thumbnail images 617 (817), and buttons 618 (818).

Image and summary taken from U.S. Patent Application number: 12/171,147 - Digitized by Google

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