Patent Confirms Apple Will Allow Third-Party Widgets in iOS 5 | Cult of Mac

An Apple patented granted yesterday for the company’s original iPhone contains within one of its illustrations a small piece of information that could confirm the company is willing to open up Notification Center widgets in iOS 5 to third-party developers.

The patent generated a lot of buzz when it went public yesterday, due to its broad scope that could mean every other touchscreen smartphone on the planet now infringes one of Apple’s patents. However, there’s an interested piece of information that many of us overlooked.

Read the entire article here via Cult of Mac:
Patent Confirms Apple Will Allow Third-Party Widgets in iOS 5 | Cult of Mac.

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One thought on “Patent Confirms Apple Will Allow Third-Party Widgets in iOS 5 | Cult of Mac

  1. That rules! iStat, this is your opportunity to shine!!!

    The one thing I’d like to “borrow” from Android is the ability to reject a call with text message option.

    -Chris
    FOM

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