Remember this touch screen iMac patent?  Steve Jobs said at the Lion/Air event a few months ago that users didn’t want to touch a vertical screen.  But what about one that goes nearly horizontal?

Yeah, apparently HP loved it.

Who knows, maybe HP patented it first, or maybe it isn’t patentable.  But is seems awfully familiar to those of us who watch Apples patents!

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