US Patent No: 8,126,519

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Housing for mobile computing device having construction to slide and pivot into multiple positions

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A housing for a computing device is provided that includes a base segment and a frontal segment. The base segment and the frontal segment may be coupled to enable the frontal segment to slide between an extended and contracted position. Additionally, the base segment and the frontal segment may be pivotally engaged to enable the frontal segment to pivot 180 degrees (or thereabouts) when in the extended position, and then to slide from the pivoted position into the contracted position.

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QUALCOMM INCORPORATEDSAN DIEGO, CA12276

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Matsuoka, Yoshimichi Tokyo, JP 109 731

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