US 9,811,115 B2
Cover for portable terminal
Myoung-Ji Nam, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Filed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Filed on Nov. 2, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/929,751.
Application 14/929,751 is a continuation of application No. 14/296,841, filed on Jun. 5, 2014, granted, now 9,235,236.
Application 14/296,841 is a continuation of application No. 12/623,511, filed on Nov. 23, 2009, granted, now 8,760,405, issued on Jun. 24, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2009-0002212 (KR), filed on Jan. 12, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2016/0062396 A1, Mar. 3, 2016
Int. Cl. G09G 5/00 (2006.01); G06F 1/16 (2006.01); G06F 3/023 (2006.01); H01M 10/46 (2006.01); G05B 15/02 (2006.01); A45C 11/00 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 1/1626 (2013.01) [A45C 11/00 (2013.01); G05B 15/02 (2013.01); G06F 1/1601 (2013.01); G06F 1/1616 (2013.01); G06F 1/1662 (2013.01); G06F 1/1675 (2013.01); G06F 3/0238 (2013.01); H01M 10/465 (2013.01); A45C 2011/002 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus comprising:
a display; and
a connecting portion electrically and mechanically attachable and detachable from an external electronic device,
wherein when the external electronic device is in a sleep mode, the apparatus is configured to:
receive information from the external electronic device via the connecting portion while the connecting portion is attached to the external electronic device,
display, via the display, at least one graphical object based on at least in part on the information, and
in response to detecting that the displayed at least one graphical object is selected by a user input, transmit, to the external electronic device, a signal that causes the external electronic device to execute a function corresponding to the selected at least one graphical object while maintaining the sleep mode.