Method and apparatus for synchronizing a portable computer system with a desktop computer system

  • US 6,728,786 B2
  • Filed: 09/26/2001
  • Issued: 04/27/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/30/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A computer implemented method for synchronizing records between computer systems, wherein the method is performed on a portable computer and comprises the steps of:

  • connecting to a first computer using a local port, wherein the first computer is coupled to a second computer through a network;

    in response to the second computer executing a first set of synchronization instructions to synchronize a first set of records on the portable computer;

    receiving the first set of records from the second computer through the local port; and

    executing a second set of synchronization instructions for synchronizing the first set of records with a set of existing records that are stored on the portable computer.

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