Apple wins patent on illumination across devices
Another day, another round of Apple patents.
Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Apple a patent for “Microperforation Illumination.” According to the patent, which Apple applied for in 2010, the technology handles how light can pass through a device through minute perforations built into the product.
It was one of 29 patents that Apple was awarded today.
If “Microperforation Illumination” seems rather technical (and it is), think of it this way: Apple has been awarded a patent that describes how light could be used to illuminate its iconic logo on the top panel of a MacBook…