Apparatus and method for displaying information as background of user interface

  • US 9,280,266 B2
  • Filed: 10/05/2011
  • Issued: 03/08/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/12/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for displaying information as a background of a user interface in a user equipment, the method comprising:

  • activating a background setting user interface according to a user request;

    receiving information for a background creation from a user, through the background setting user interface;

    automatically accessing a web server and transmitting a request for contents related to the received information to the web server, when the information is received from the user;

    automatically receiving the contents related to the received information in response to the request for the contents, from the web server;

    forming the background of the user interface with at least one image, wherein (i) each image of the at least one image represents a respective one of the received contents and allows an access to a corresponding content, and (ii) the background is formed by arranging the at least one image, according to a predetermined arrangement criteria associated with an image display on at least one divided screen region, wherein the arranging the at least one image according to the predetermined arrangement criteria includes controlling at least one of a size and a position of each of the at least one image according to a ranking associated with each image; and

    displaying the user interface having the background formed with the at least one image.

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