May Darrell, Klassen Gerhard Dietrich, Bredin Robert J T, Paas Julian, Yach David, Steele Joel, La Peter: System and method for quick view of application data on a home screen interface triggered by a scroll/focus action. Res In Motion, January 14, 2009: EP2015176-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

A home screen user interface permits a user to select an application icon to trigger a quick preview of event data maintained by the associated application. The home screen presents a background and a predetermined number of application icons arranged on the home screen to enable viewing of a majori ...

NG OLIVER, LANGLOIS MICHAEL GEORGE, STEELE JOEL PAUL, BUKURAK DAVID, LINDSAY DONALD JAMES: User interface for a touchscreen display, Benutzerschnittstelle für eine Berührungsbildschirmanzeige, Interface dutilisateur pour affichage tactile. Research In Motion, April 20, 2011: EP2312427-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

A device, which may have a touchscreen display, and methods for its operation are provided using a graphical user interface and an overlay user input interface such as a virtual keyboard. The graphical user interface may include one or more user interface elements displayed in a first region of the ...

Paas Julian, Steele Joel, La Giang Manh, Scott Sherryl Lee Lorraine, Fomitchev Mikkhail V, Somani Zaheen: System, method and mobile device for management of wireless connections. Res In Motion, May 14, 2008: EP1921832-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

Embodiments relate generally to mobile devices comprising a processor (102), a display (110) responsive to the processor, a plurality of wireless communication subsystems responsive to the processor and a memory (108). The memory stores program code executable by the processor for executing a connec ...

Lacey Jon David Kenneth, Paas Julian, La Giang Manh, Steele Joel: System and method for accessing an icon of a handheld electronic device. Res In Motion, August 13, 2008: EP1956473-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The described embodiments relate generally to methods, systems and devices for accessing an icon on a display by shifting emphasis from one icon list to another icon list on the display. The icon may be a user profile application icon that can be used to access a user profile application.

Paas Julian, Steele Joel, La Giang Manh, Scott Sherryl Lee Lorraine: System, method and mobile device for displaying wireless mode indicators. Res In Motion, April 15, 2009: EP2047700-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

Embodiments relate to a mobile device comprising: a processor; a display responsive to the processor; a plurality of wireless communication subsystems responsive to the processor; and a memory. The memory is accessible to the processor and stores program code executable by the processor for executin ...


Steele Joel: Temporary modification of a user profile in an electronic device. Res In Motion, November 28, 2007: EP1860526-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for temporarily modifying a user profile includes maintaining a first user profile setting, receiving a second user profile setting associated with a period of time, and utilizing the second user profile setting during the period of time, otherwise utilizing the first user profile setting.

GRIFFIN JASON TYLER, STEELE JOEL PAUL: Portable electronic device and method of controlling same, Tragbare elektronische Vorrichtung und Steuerungsverfahren dafür, Dispositif électronique portable et son procédé de commande. Research In Motion, December 7, 2011: EP2392995-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method includes displaying a selectable feature on a display of an electronic device, detecting a touch on a touch-sensitive input device, wherein the touch is associated with the selectable feature, and displaying a preview of information from an application associated with the selectable feature ...

NG OLIVER, ADAMCZYK PATRYK, MUJKIC ALEN, BUKURAK DAVID, LANGLOIS MICHAEL GEORGE, STEELE JOEL, WOOD TODD ANDREW: [fr] Barre dactivité décran tactile à contenu dynamique, [de] Inhaltsdynamische Aktivitätsleiste für Berührungsbildschirm, [en] Content-dynamic touch screen activity bar. Research In Motion, June 2, 2010: EP2192476-A2

[en] A mobile electronic device and an associated method provide for the outputting on a touch sensitive display or other display a content page plus an activity bar having one or more shortcut objects that relate to the subject matter of the content page. As different content pages are output, corr ...