s application, like that from Color Kinetics, may be viewed on the Patent and Trademark Office's Web site (www.uspto. gov). It became the subject of comment on sites frequented by Macintosh fans. Neither Apple nor Color Kinetics executives would comment on the seemingly dueling patent applications. But several people close to the companies said that in 2001, Color Kinetics had worked extensively with Apple on the concept, only to have Apple back out of a deal at the last moment. The true illumination of the matter may need to await action by the patent Office. das gibt´s heute abend auf der expo?