Method and apparatus for use of rotational user inputs

  • US 7,710,394 B2
  • Filed: 12/13/2006
  • Issued: 05/04/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/22/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A media device comprising:

  • an input surface configured to respond to curvilinear motion of a digit relative to the surface and in continuous contact with the surface, anda display operably associated with the input surface, the display configured to display a portion of a list of items and to enable linear continuous scrolling through the list of displayed items in response to the curvilinear motion of the digit relative to the surface through 360 degrees of curvilinear motion, wherein the portion of the list of displayed items changes as the user scrolls through the portion of the list of displayed items.

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