Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for providing maps, directions, and location-based information

  • US 8,302,033 B2
  • Filed: 06/20/2008
  • Issued: 10/30/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/22/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • at a computing device with a touch screen display;

    detecting a single finger gesture on a marker on a digital map on the touch screen display;

    in response to determining that the single finger gesture moves a finger contact area more than a first predetermined distance in a first predetermined time when a finger in the single finger gesture initially touches the touch screen display, moving the digital map on the touch screen display in accordance with the movement of the single finger gesture, rather than displaying a user-selectable region for obtaining information associated with the marker on the touch screen display or moving the marker on the digital map in accordance with the single finger gesture;

    in response to determining that the single finger gesture is a single tap gesture that moves the finger contact area less than a second predetermined distance and lasts less than a second predetermined time, displaying the user-selectable region, which when selected initiates display of an interface for obtaining information associated with the marker on the touch screen display, rather than moving the digital map on the touch screen display or moving the marker on the digital map in accordance with the single finger gesture; and

    in response to determining that the single finger gesture includes a substantially stationary contact, the substantially stationary contact moving the finger contact area less than a third predetermined distance and lasting more than the second predetermined time, followed by translation of the finger contact area on the touch screen display after the second predetermined time ends, moving the marker on the digital map in accordance with movement of the single finger gesture, rather than moving the digital map on the touch screen display or displaying the user-selectable region for obtaining information associated with the marker on the touch screen display.

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