Method and apparatus for providing event of portable device having flexible display unit

  • US 10,244,091 B2
  • Filed: 08/30/2016
  • Issued: 03/26/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An electronic device comprising:

  • a display comprising;

    a first area; and

    a second area, the second area comprising a curved portion integrally formed in the display with the first area and bent from the first area;

    a sensor configured to obtain information related to an orientation of the electronic device; and

    a processor configured to, in response to an occurrence of an event, control the electronic device to provide information associated with the event only on the second area of the display if the orientation of the electronic device is a first orientation,wherein the processor, in response to the orientation of the electronic device is changed to a second orientation while the information associated with the event is provided only on the second area, controls the electronic device to provide the information associated with the event on the first area and the second area.

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