Patent Number: 8,797,268

Title: Folding mobile device

Abstract: A method and apparatus for a folding wireless device is disclosed. The wireless device may have a first housing and a second housing. Each housing may have a keyboard and a display. The housings may be connected by a hinge assembly which is operable to position the wireless device in an open or a closed configuration. Each display may be connected to each respective housing by a display support assembly operable to position the displays in a retracted position or an extended position. The display support assemblies may be further operable to tilt the displays toward a longitudinal axis formed by the housings, which may be in the open configuration.

Inventors: Altman; Steven R. (La Jolla, CA), Ervin; Daniel R. (Escondido, CA)

Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated

International Classification: G06F 3/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018