Apple Patent Application Hints At A Tablet With Tactile Feedback

One of Apple's recently revealed patent application may spoil the surprise over how we'll interact with the Apple tablet. According to Apple Insider's speculations, the patent applications imply that we'll have a multi-touch gadget with tactile feedback.

Apparently this batch of patent applications is for a dynamic surface which can "create physical bumps or dots for the user to feel when it is in keyboard mode." In theory, such a surface would allow you to orient your fingers better on the touchscreen for typing, but never interfere with other actions.

As usual, this is yet another neat tease about the lovely tablet which will fit into my handbag one day. Let's hope it's soon, because all the rumours, speculation and gossip are starting to drive me nuts. [Apple Insider]

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