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David Joseph Allard, James Robert Lewis, Debra Ann Gawne Johnson, Francis James Canova Jr, Charles Sterling Lanier, William Villafana, Byron Kevin Tiller, Raymond Lee Yee, Julie Francis Goodwin, Jean Luter Stout, Peter Rowland Eastwood, Daniel Ming Te Hsieh, Connie Yudip Au: Apparatus and method for marking text on a display screen in a personal communications device. International Business Machines Corporation, George Grosser, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, September 29, 1998: US05815142 (197 worldwide citation)

In a personal communications device having a touch sensitive display screen, text may be marked by a user to be used with different applications. In particular, to begin marking, a user has to maintain his touch at a location on the screen for a short predetermined period of time until the system de ...


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Scott A Horstemeyer: Notification systems and methods enabling a response to change particulars of delivery or pickup. Legalview Assets, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, July 14, 2009: US07561069 (134 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for automated notification systems. A representative method, among others, can be summarized by the following steps: monitoring travel data in connection with a mobile thing (MT) that is destined to pickup or deliver an item or service at a stop location; causing in ...


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Wataru Matsumoto: Flexible antenna for a personal communications device. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, September 19, 1995: US05451965 (129 worldwide citation)

An antenna for a portable radiotelephone which is configured in consideration of the nature of the electromagnetic wave and of the antenna-user relation in order to improve antenna performance in terms of received gain and directivity. Specifically, this is a multi-directional antenna configuration, ...


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Gary W Grube, Steven G Parmelee: Personal communications device having remote control capability. Motorola, Steven G Parmelee, April 6, 1993: US05201067 (121 worldwide citation)

A personal communications device (100) includes a wireless transceiver (206, 207, 208) to allow a two-way exchange of user information, and to allow down loading of remote control signalling information. The latter can be transmitted via an appropriate transmitter (210 or 211) to facilitate remote c ...


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Julie F Goodwin, Debra A G Johnson, James R Lewis, David J Rasmussen, Byron K Tiller, Raymond L Yee: Method and apparatus for consistent user interface in a multiple application personal communications device. International Business Machines Corporation, John Hoel, George E Grosser, April 8, 1997: US05619684 (76 worldwide citation)

An option attach connector has a first indicator bit combination that alerts the device that a public switched telephone network connection has been made to it. The presence of the first indicator bit combination is a signal to the device that telephone, FAX, and E-mail communications applications a ...


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Peter V Boesen: Cellular telephone, personal digital assistant with dual lines for simultaneous uses. McKees Voorhees & Sease, January 17, 2006: US06987986 (69 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a method and apparatus for a handheld personal communications device capable of simultaneous wireless voice communications service and wireless data communications service. The invention includes providing wireless voice communications service to a first line of a hand ...


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Scott A Horstemeyer: Response systems and methods for notification systems. Legalview Assets, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, June 20, 2006: US07064681 (67 worldwide citation)

Response systems and methods are disclosed for communications in connection with an automated computer-based notification system. One representative response method, among others, can be summarized by the following steps: initiating a notification communication to a personal communications device de ...


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Julie Francis Goodwin, Charles Sterling Lanier, James Robert Lewis, Byron Kevin Tiller, Raymond Lee Yee: Apparatus and method therefor of intelligently searching for information in a personal communications device. International Business Machines, George E Grosser, January 13, 1998: US05708804 (67 worldwide citation)

A data processing device and method for searching a database having a plurality of entries to locate entries which match a search string. Each entry within the database is arranged into one or more predetermined search fields which each contain a character string. In response to receipt of a search ...


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Peter V Boesen: Personal communications device. S P Technologies, McKee Voorhees & Sease, March 24, 2009: US07508411 (66 worldwide citation)

A handheld personal communications device includes a housing having at least a first body and a second body. There is a voice transceiver disposed within the housing. User interface elements are positioned on one or more sides of each of the at least two bodies. The user interface elements can inclu ...