US 9,811,306 B2
Recording and/or reproducing apparatus and recording apparatus
Kenichi Iida, Saitama (JP)
Assigned to SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by Sony Corporation, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on May 12, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/709,547.
Application 09/804,008 is a division of application No. 08/924,091, filed on Sep. 5, 1997, granted, now 6,289,253.
Application 14/709,547 is a continuation of application No. 13/905,937, filed on May 30, 2013.
Application 13/905,937 is a continuation of application No. 13/652,790, filed on Oct. 16, 2012, granted, now 8,725,281.
Application 13/652,790 is a continuation of application No. 11/242,472, filed on Oct. 3, 2005, granted, now 8,315,723.
Application 11/242,472 is a continuation of application No. 09/804,008, filed on Mar. 12, 2001, granted, now 7,127,306.
Claims priority of application No. P08-246680 (JP), filed on Sep. 18, 1996; application No. P08-246681 (JP), filed on Sep. 18, 1996; and application No. P08-246686 (JP), filed on Sep. 18, 1996.
Prior Publication US 2015/0242184 A1, Aug. 27, 2015
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. G06F 17/00 (2006.01); G10L 11/00 (2006.01); G06F 3/16 (2006.01); G11C 7/16 (2006.01); G11C 7/20 (2006.01); G05B 15/02 (2006.01); G11B 20/10 (2006.01); G06F 17/30 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 3/165 (2013.01) [G05B 15/02 (2013.01); G11C 7/16 (2013.01); G11C 7/20 (2013.01); G06F 3/16 (2013.01); G06F 17/3074 (2013.01); G06F 17/30743 (2013.01); G11B 2020/10546 (2013.01); G11C 2207/16 (2013.01); G11C 2207/2227 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An information processing apparatus, comprising:
an earphone jack positioned at a lateral side of the information processing apparatus; and
circuitry configured to
receive a selection of a digital audio program from a plurality of digital audio programs,
reproduce the selected digital audio program,
receive a first instruction to delete the digital audio program during the reproduction of the selected digital audio program, and
in response to receiving the first instruction, display a notification to prompt a user to confirm, during the reproduction of the selected digital audio program, whether the selected digital audio program is to be deleted by inputting a second instruction in response to the notification.