Apple patent hints at touchscreen iMacs and MacBooks

Figure 2

FIG. 2 shows computer system 100 oriented for a touch-based input mode. FIG. 2 shows display 103 oriented relatively flat, low, and closer to the user, in comparison to FIG. 1. In this particular example embodiment shown in FIG. 2, housing 101 has been pulled toward the user and pushed down flat, such that display 103 is now oriented for a touch input mode.

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

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