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Interactive Map - Is Apple trying to patent 40-year-old GIS methods? - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

US Patent 4,428,057 from 1984, "Electronic Chart System" "An electronic chart system in which charts of the earth are stored in digital representation and communicated to the operator by a visual ...
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Have Apple patented "back tap" feature for mobile devices?

Apple has applied for a US patent application US20210010797A1. It is a lot more technical than you would think. It basically is a way of using interferometry sensors to detect where the vibrations are ...
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Does Apple have patents on basic UIKit classes?

Patent searching is a time consuming art. To get started, a google patent search finds the top several results (by relevance) the search string was (user interface) assignee:apple country:US after:...
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Does this patent hold true for all carousel view images or card view images in an application?

This is a design patent. I'm not an expert, but it basically covers the ornamental design and not the functionality. As long as your display doesn't "look" like this, you should be okay. That said, ...
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Apple patent application already granted to another

I briefly looked at both documents and, while the are trying to accomplish the same goal, it looks like they are doing it in different ways. At least that's what I get from reading the first claims.
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