Scrolling based on rotational movement

  • US 9,977,518 B2
  • Filed: 04/13/2015
  • Issued: 05/22/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/22/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • at a portable electronic device with a display, a rotational input device, and an audio feedback unit;

    displaying a list of items with the display;

    detecting rotational movement of the rotational input device itself in a first direction; and

    ,in response to detecting rotational movement of the rotational input device itself in the first direction;

    scrolling the list of items to an entry in the list, andoutputting, with the audio feedback unit, a plurality of audible sound effects that are output at different times at a particular rate, wherein the particular rate, which determines the times at which the audible sound effects are output, is based on a characteristic of the detected rotational-movement.

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