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Apple Wins Patent for a Live and Reconfigurable MacBook Surface Supporting a Virtual Keyboard and Smart Bezel

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 80 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover a dual display MacBook. By replacing the physical keyboard with a secondary display this MacBook design could provide users with a live and reconfigurable surface that could act as a virtual keyboard, game controller, artists pad and more.


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Apple's granted patent 9,600,037 was originally filed back in 2009 and published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Patently Apple initially covered this as a patent application back in February 2011.


This is a very detailed patent and our original report covers the invention extensively here.


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