Apparatus and method of manipulating a region on a wireless device screen for viewing, zooming and scrolling internet content

  • US 7,441,196 B2
  • Filed: 03/13/2006
  • Issued: 10/21/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/15/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of navigating the Internet, comprising:

  • displaying on-line content accessed via the Internet, the on-line content reformatted from a webpage in a hypertext markup language (HTML) format into an extensible markup language (XML) format to generate a sister site, the sister site including a portion or a whole of content of the web page reformatted to be displayed and navigable through a simplified navigation interface on any one of a television, web appliance, console device, handheld device, wireless device or cellular phone, the simplified navigation interface displayed in a form of a two-dimensional layer of cells from a plurality of layers and a plurality of cells, the two-dimensional layer in a form of a navigation matrix, each cell is a division of a screen and exclusive to a separate single navigation option associated with a specific unique input, the on-line content formatted to be displayed in one or more of the plurality of cells and formatted to be selected for navigation by one or more of the unique inputs, navigation options to change between layers of the simplified navigation interface from general to more specific in each deeper layer;

    receiving a user selection of one of the navigation options;

    forwarding the selected navigation option across the internet to a server providing the simplified navigation interface;

    receiving a next deeper navigation layer of the simplified navigation interface corresponding to the selected navigation option; and

    manipulating a region of the screen for viewing and zooming and/or scrolling of the displayed on-line content.

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