Ok so maybe Apple’s lawyers aren’t whining (yet), but in what can only be described as a shot at Apple, Google has filed for a patent for a new lockscreen method, dubbed “Input to Locked Computing Device.” As pointed out by Phandroid, the above lockscreen functionality does bear a certain resemblance to HTC Sense and other third-party lockscreen apps. Let’s see what Apple has to say about this one!
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