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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Freddy Allen Anzures, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Stephen O Lemay: Account information display for portable communication device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 19, 2010: US07650137 (200 worldwide citation)

A portable communication device includes a display and a processor coupled to the display. The processor is configured to automatically and repeatedly present an updated account usage metric for an account associated with usage of the portable communication device. In some embodiments, the presented ...


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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Greg Christie, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Scott Forstall: Method, system, and graphical user interface for making conference calls. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 3, 2012: US08090087 (8 worldwide citation)

A user interface for handling multiple calls includes displaying an image associated with a first party on a first call and an image associated with a second party on a second call. When one call is active and the other call is on hold, the image associated with the party that is on the active call ...


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Alastair T Gordon: Unified messaging system and method. Alphanet Telecom, March 4, 1997: US05608786 (1056 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a unified messaging system and method which is more convenient and advantageously combines or makes use of existing communication channels or networks. Part of the system and method relies on a data communication network forming an intermediate leg of the distributio ...


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Jason M Cohen: Video communications system having a remotely controlled central source of video and audio data. Michael I Kroll, August 14, 1990: US04949187 (882 worldwide citation)

A video communications system is provided that makes it possible for home viewers to download a movie in digital format from a large archive library, store the digital movie file locally, and view the movie at any convenient time. The system may limit access to particular movies and provides an acco ...


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Roberta S Cohen, Kenneth M Huber, Deborah J Mills: Communication system having unified messaging. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Information Systems, David H Tannenbaum, David R Padnes, June 6, 1989: US04837798 (791 worldwide citation)

Unified messaging is a concept that provides for a single electronic mailbox for different types of messages. The mailbox can be on a user's host computer, PBX, PC, etc., and the user has consistant facilities available to originate, receive and manipulate messages. Messages can be translated from o ...


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Charles W Spaur, Michael F Braitberg, Patrick J Kennedy, Lester B Hatcher: Mobile portable wireless communication system. CellPort Labs, Sheridan Ross P C, March 24, 1998: US05732074 (789 worldwide citation)

Communication of information including data between a remote computer and a vehicle is managed and facilitated using an apparatus compatible with standardized network communication links. In one embodiment, the standardized network communication links include the Internet and a controller area netwo ...


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Tohei Nitta: Animated electronic meeting place. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Robert K Tendler, September 13, 1994: US05347306 (775 worldwide citation)

A network-based animated electronic meeting place is provided for business meetings, education, simulated classrooms, casual encounters, personal meetings, art auctions, parties and game playing, which includes a terminal for each participant on the network and local prestored animation graphics, wi ...


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Klein S Gilhousen, Roberto Padovani, Charles E Wheatley III: Method and system for providing a soft handoff in communications in a CDMA cellular telephone system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Russell B Miller, March 31, 1992: US05101501 (754 worldwide citation)

In a cellular telephone system a system for directing communications between a mobile user and cell-sites as a mobile user changes cell-site service areas. The mobile user includes an apparatus for, while in communication with another system user via one cell-site, determining a transition of the mo ...


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Joseph F Walsh, David H Boydston: Handheld remote computer control and methods for secured interactive real-time telecommunications. Weiss Jensen Ellis & Howard, Weiss Jensen Ellis & Howard, November 7, 2000: US06144848 (749 worldwide citation)

An interactive bi-directional telecommunication method using a handheld low power user device to access a host computer server along a telecommunication path, and to command the host computer server to transmit audio and/or visual reports to the user device. A system for host computer ordering of co ...


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David Matthew Pepe, Lisa B Blitzer, James Joseph Brockman, William Cruz, Dwight Omar Hakim, Michael Kramer, Dawn Diane Petr, Josefa Ramaroson, Gerardo Ramirez, Yang Wei Wang, Robert G White: Electronic massaging network. Bell Communications Research, Loria B Yeadon, Joseph Giordano, April 21, 1998: US05742668 (640 worldwide citation)

A personal communications internetwork provides a personal communications internetwork providing a network subscriber with the ability to remotely control the receipt and delivery of wireless and wireline electronic text messages. The network operates as an interface between wireless and wireline ne ...