Modal change based on orientation of a portable multifunction device

  • US 9,001,047 B2
  • Filed: 01/04/2008
  • Issued: 04/07/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
  • ×
    • Pin Icon | RPX Insight
    • Pin
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method comprising:

  • at a portable multifunction device with a rectangular touch screen display that can be positioned so as to present the display in a portrait view or a landscape view;

    detecting the device in a first orientation;

    displaying a calculator application in a basic calculator mode on the touch screen display in the portrait view while the device is in the first orientation, wherein the basic calculator includes user interface objects for performing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division operations;

    detecting the device in a second orientation; and

    displaying the calculator application in an advanced calculator mode on the touch screen display in the landscape view in response to detecting the device in the second orientation, wherein the advanced calculator includes user interface objects for performing addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and additional functions different from those found in the basic calculator.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×