Patently Apple reports that Apple had acquired a number of new patents to its arsenal today. Among the 25 patents issued to the company include:A second patent for the iTunes store and its rental system, originally filed in January 2008 A fifth patent for Time Machine, covering a user interface that shows earlier versions of data. This was originally filed in 2007. Design patents for the current-generation iMac, iPad Smart Covers, Apple Store displays, the iOS Newsstand icon and a power adapter.
Full details and other patents issued can be read at Patently Apple.
Apple wins patents for Smart Covers, iTunes Store, Time Machine and more originally appeared on TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.