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iMac Touch possibly leaked in patent applications

iMac + iPad = Fully functional touchscreen goodness

By: Don Lynn from Aug 23, 2010 @ 22:07 CDT

Plenty of Apple fans out there are looking for a touchscreen iMac to add to their collection of devices. It seems we may be a little closer to that becoming a reality. Patently Apple uncovered some applications made by Apple that could revolve around a touchscreen-driven iMac.

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According to the filings, the all in one device would have a hinged base that would allow the iMac to lay down flat for iPad-like touchscreen usage. When the iMac Touch is upright and vertical, regular keyboard/mouse/trackpad "normal" computer functionality would be used. Apple loves to announce new products in September; maybe this will be one of the now toys we hear about soon.

NEWS SOURCES:slashgear.com

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