System and method for music synchronization in a mobile device
Estimated expiration: 2026-May-10
Potentially relevant companies (14): Amazon, AsusTek Computer Inc, Google Inc., Hewlett-Packard, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Kyocera, Meizu, Oppo, Oracle, Panasonic Corporation, Pandora, Spotify, Verizon, ZTE Corporation
Products & technologies (3): Digital Media, Software:Music, Streaming Media
A computer program embodied in a computer readable medium in a mobile station MS includes instructions to display a first identifier, such as a song title, associated with a first media (music or video) file and a second identifier identified with a second media file. The first identifier indicates that the first media file is stored in the MS and the second identifier indicates that the file is not stored within the MS. Five such identifiers are disclosed, with functionality to up/download the media files one or more at a time from a PC or a networked server. Playlists and albums may be similarly indicated in their identifiers. The user is enabled to create and edit playlists on the MS without regard to what media files are stored on the MS. The MS may store file identifiers for the database maintained on the PC, a large-scale database maintained at a media service server, or a portion thereof. A mobile station is also described.
1. A computer readable storage media embodying a computer program, comprising:
a first set of computer instructions to display at a mobile station MS a plurality of identifiers each associated with a digital media file, wherein
a first identifier indicates that a first media file associated with the first identifier is stored within the MS, and
a second identifier indicates that a second media file associated with the second identifier is not stored within the MS and is stored at a separate device other than the MS, regardless of whether the MS is in communication with the separate device.
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