Apple tried to patent a way to navigate videos, and today it just got that patent. Apple is now poised to become the biggest TV company in the world and here's how.
The patent granted was for "generating a menu" in a video environment for video that can be display [sic] in one or more contexts.". What that means is that all you need is one TV menu to rull them all.
Apple wants you to watch TV channels on its little black box, not the big one you get from your cable or satellite provider. The patent illustration above shows tasks like deleting and searching and bare in mind, this is from six years ago. To find out more about that patent check out the document below: [CNET] US8243017B2