07680513 is referenced by 78 patents and cites 63 patents.

Embodiments described herein provide a system, method and technique for operating a communication device. According to an embodiment, information contained in a contact record is displayed, where the information includes a plurality of entries. Each entry is associated with one of a plurality of communication types and includes an identifier for use with an application of the associated communication type. An input is detected corresponding to a user's selection of one of the plurality of entries. In response to the user's selection, the application of the communication type associated with the selected entry is automatically executed by initiating a communication using the identifier included in the selected entry.

Title
Contact-centric user-interface features for computing devices
Application Number
11/200502
Publication Number
7680513 (B2)
Application Date
August 8, 2005
Publication Date
March 16, 2010
Inventor
Gregory Shirai
Oakland
CA, US
Nancy Gayed
San Francisco
CA, US
Srikiran Prasad
Cupertino
CA, US
Robert Haitani
Menlo Park
CA, US
Agent
Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman
Assignee
Palm
CA, US
IPC
H04M 1/00
View Original Source