It seems that Microsoft has filed for a patent in which the company wants to lay claim on what they call is a ‘virtual page turn’.  So what exactly is a ‘virtual page turn’? The diagram below shows exactly what Microsoft wants to patent:

When I first read about this, which others have described as ‘page curling’, my first thought was does it really matter? Doesn’t scrolling to the next page or clicking on or pressing a ‘next’ button do the same thing?

What do you think? Does this make any sense to you?

Share your thoughts, opinions and comments please.

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