Apple granted patents for memory access, virtualization of graphics resources, more

(Macsimum News) On March 21, the US Patent & Trademark Office revealed that Apple was granted four new patents, as follows: Patent 7,016,944: System and method for passive detection and context sensitive notification of upgrade availability for computer information. Patent 7,016,891: System and method for performing context checks. Patent 7,015,921: Method and apparatus for memory access Patent 7,015,919: Virtualization of graphics resources Read more