Sources: Scrib, NY Times
quote: It would also mean every developer needs to seek out the existing patents on all types of animations to be sure they are not infringing, lest they be sued.
quote: Sun's Star 7 system had inertial scrolling in 1992 and added rubber band animations later. There are also other examples of rubber band menu animations in various games leading up the iPhone.
quote: Apple, DUDE, give it up, you didn't invent jack shit!