Patent Number: 7,788,577

Title: Displaying information on a mobile device

Abstract: A computer-implemented method for providing hypertext content to a mobile device may include obtaining a network-accessible electronic document that has content and an image, advertising material, or a plurality of similarly formatted hyperlinks. The network-accessible electronic document may be reformatted by collapsing the image, the advertising material, or the plurality of similarly formatted hyperlinks into a first expandable display element. The first expandable display element and at least a portion of the content may be provided for display in a first page on the mobile device. The method may further include receiving input that selects the first expandable display element. The first expandable display element may be reformatted into an image, advertising material, or a plurality of hyperlinks. The image, the advertising material or the plurality of hyperlinks may be provided, along with at least a portion of the content, for display in a second page on the mobile device.

Inventors: Lueck; Michael F. (Kitchener, CA)

Assignee: Google Inc.

International Classification: G06F 17/00 (20060101); G06F 17/20 (20060101); G06F 17/21 (20060101); G06F 17/22 (20060101); G06F 17/24 (20060101); G06F 17/25 (20060101); G06F 17/26 (20060101); G06F 17/27 (20060101); G06F 17/28 (20060101); G06F 7/00 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018