Content delivery system and method

CAFC
  • US 7,634,228 B2
  • Filed: 03/02/2007
  • Issued: 12/15/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/28/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A media managing method comprising:

  • storing a media file in a memory system of a portable hand-held device that is not a conventional personal computer or a laptop computer, wherein the portable hand-held device further has a display and a processor;

    storing a collection of information about the media file in the memory system, wherein the collection includes data representing a name for the media file;

    communicating at least some of the collection from the portable hand-held device to a different electronic device in order to allow a user to view a soft button comprising the name on an associated display of the different electronic device; and

    thereafter receiving a signal in the portable hand-held device to begin playing the media file by the portable hand-held device in response to a selection of the soft button at the different electronic device; and

    outputting a played version of the media file across a physical interface of the portable hand-held device while the media file remains stored on the portable hand-held device, wherein the physical interface is configured to facilitate a communicative coupling of the portable hand-held device and the different electronic device, further wherein the physical interface is not circular and has a width dimension and a length dimension that is longer than the width dimension.

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