Apple Exploring 3D Desktop and Application Interfaces

MacRumors.com – Dozens of Apple patent applications were published revealing research that Apple had done in 2007 on many topics encompassing future versions of Mac OS X. The most intriguing is a series of patent applications which describe a “Multidimensional” user interface. Apple has essentially been working on true 3D desktop environments.

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More details at MacRumors.com

Also check out:

Spatial operating environment – http://oblong.com/

Interactive desktop – http://bumptop.com/
& to see it in action – BumpTop desktop is a beautiful mess

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