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Apple Patenting Mobile App Ideas

This is a scary thought. Apple is interested in patenting mobile applications in three categories: travel, hotel, and fashion. Hip people gotta know where to say and how to look right?

Unwired View writes,

Imagine if back in 1994-96 someone decided to sit back, think about what kind of web services can be provided via the internet, and then decided to patent them. You know, things like – shopping for books online, buying plane tickets, reserving a hotel, providing shopping comparison services, online auctions, online e-mail services, etc;

Apple Travel App

Apple Travel App

Of the apps Apple is patenting, their travel application would allow you to make reservations in-app, get assistance with airport services, use a mobile boarding pass, access in-flight services, and send automatic notifications to loved ones or business associates.

Apples Hotel and Fashion applications are similar, offering services, recommendations, and promotional goods.

Be sure to check out the source link below for more screenshots and the full rundown on Apple’s latest patent applications.

[via Unwired View]

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