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WO2008030976 fig 4A thumbInternational patent application 
WO 2008/030976 ; 2007; Apple.

This application discloses a touchscreen mobile phone, method, and graphical user interface for access to for example music,  navigation and messaging services, which device was introduced as "iPhone" to the market.


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