Patently Apple has found a new patent which seemingly describes a platform independent word processor, which would function on all platform, within a web browser. Although the patent specifically describes a word processor, the technology could be used in any manner and documents, in which the document is displaying text on screen. In short, this […]
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Patent Application Surfaces Suggesting that Apple is Developing a Platform-Independent Word Processor

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Patently Apple has found a new patent which seemingly describes a platform independent word processor, which would function on all platform, within a web browser. Although the patent specifically describes a word processor, the technology could be used in any manner and documents, in which the document is displaying text on screen.

In short, this patent deems to be describing Google Docs, or Microsoft 365, with the only exception being that this service is from Apple. And I think that demonstrates what is wrong with Apple’s online strategy. They look at web apps, as a “me too” type scenario. The cool kids have them, so why don’t we. Here’s MobileMe.

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