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The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechanical switch may be dedicated for the purpose of switching profiles and may allow for a selection of a plurality of profiles. Further, in conjunction with an optional shift key, the user may select preferences programmed within a profile.

Title
User programmable switch for portable data processing devices
Application Number
11/620659
Publication Number
8000736 (B2)
Application Date
January 6, 2007
Publication Date
August 16, 2011
Inventor
Nitin Ganatra
San Jose
CA, US
Patrick L Coffman
Menlo Park
CA, US
Imran Chaudhri
San Francisco
CA, US
Steven P Jobs
Palo Alto
CA, US
Gregory Christie
San Jose
CA, US
Scott Forstall
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Apple
CA, US
IPC
H04M 1/00
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