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Gilles Fabre, Jeff Parrish: Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information. PalmSource, Berry & Associates P C, July 11, 2006: US07075512 (165 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for navigating a display screen to search for a desired item of information stored in an electronic device. The electronic device includes a novel fly over user interface (FOUI) capable of receiving commands from a user to provide a zoom out view of the display screen. A user m ...


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Vitaly Kruglikov, Roger Flores, Rob Haitani, Monty Boyer, Ron Marianetti, Ain McKendrick, Art Lamb: Method and apparatus for synchronization of two computer systems by executing a synchronization process at a portable computer. PalmSource, December 30, 2003: US06671702 (152 worldwide citation)

A method and system for synchronizing two computer systems supporting multiple synchronization techniques is described. In one example system, a portable computer system is loaded with synchronization transport modules. An application on the portable computer system is executed causing the applicati ...


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Regis Nicolas, Michel Bonansea, Ronald Tessier, Katell Buchaud: Intelligent dialing scheme for telephony application. PalmSource, Berry & Associates P C, June 23, 2009: US07551899 (148 worldwide citation)

Digits entered by a user are compared against phone numbers maintained in a lists such as address book, phone book, most recent calls, and most often called lists, etc. A number in the lists having matching digits corresponding the digits entered by the user is selected. The user entered digits are ...


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Jeffrey C Hawkins, Monty Boyer, Joe Sipher, Lih Shyng Tzeng, Greg Kucala: Method and apparatus for synchronizing a portable computer system with a desktop computer system. PalmSource, Marcel K Bingham, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, April 27, 2004: US06728786 (138 worldwide citation)

A tightly integrated palmtop computer system and personal computer system is disclosed. The palmtop computer system and personal computer system synchronize with each other to share information. The synchronization software recognizes different synchronization environments including: synchronizing m ...


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Ronald Marianetti II, Robert Yuji Haitani: Method and apparatus for immediate response handwriting recognition system that handles multiple character sets. PalmSource, Van Mahamedi, Hickman Palermo Troung & Becker, May 20, 2003: US06567549 (127 worldwide citation)

To efficiently recognize characters from several character sets, a palmtop computer system is disclosed wherein more that one character input area is displayed. Each character input area is designed to recognize strokes that represent characters from a different character set. In one embodiment, the ...


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Jeffrey C Hawkins: Method and apparatus for wireless internet access. PalmSource, April 11, 2006: US07025209 (107 worldwide citation)

A device for providing wireless Internet access has been described. The device includes an antenna. The antenna is for receiving wireless queries and transmitting wireless responses. The device includes a program. The program is for converting the wireless queries into Internet compatible protocols. ...


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Jeffrey Charles Hawkins, Joseph Kahn Sipher, Ron Marianetti II: Multiple pen stroke character set and handwriting recognition system with immediate response. PalmSource, January 4, 2005: US06839464 (101 worldwide citation)

A pen-based computer text input system capable of interpreting a special pre-defined set of single stroke glyphs. Each input stroke is identified with one of three categories: (1) pre-character modifier strokes, (2) character or symbol strokes, or (3) post-character modifier strokes. Pre-character m ...


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Olivier Guiter, Thierry Martel, Regis Nicolas: Security method and apparatus for controlling the data exchange on handheld computers. PalmSource, Berry & Associates P C, March 18, 2008: US07346778 (91 worldwide citation)

A method and system for protecting portable computer data from unauthorized transfer or using portable computers to download unauthorized data. The invention is applicable to any computer capable of transferring data, but in one embodiment a portable computer is described. Authorization is enabled b ...


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Roger Flores, Ben Bostwick: Automatic tracking of user progress in a software application. PalmSource, Berry & Associates P C, April 18, 2006: US07032229 (64 worldwide citation)

A method for automatically tracking application and content usage is disclosed. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a method first recites the step of accessing an application interface (API) call with a parameter specifying a first portion of content to be measured. For example, th ...


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Sean O Hara, Gary Responte, Lauren Utigard, Joe Tate: Method for controlling a handheld computer by entering commands onto a displayed feature of the handheld computer. PalmSource, October 18, 2005: US06956562 (62 worldwide citation)

A method for software control using a user-interactive display screen feature is disclosed that reduces stylus or other manipulations necessary to invoke software functionality from the display screen. According to the method, a graphical feature having a surface area is displayed on a touch-sensiti ...