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Information management with non-hierarchical views
Information items in a file system are arranged into groups that are created according to a grouping component. A non-hierarchical view displays visual...
System and method for playlist generation based on similarity data
System, method and computer program for facilitating media playlist generation based at least in part on media library inventory information provided by a...
Management of application programs on a portable electronic device
A method, system, and graphical user interface (GUI) for management of application programs on a portable electronic device (PED) is discussed. A management...
Metadata for providing media content
Providing digital media content is disclosed. A metadata file and a plurality of data files are received. The metadata file is used to process the plurality of...
Anchor override for a media-editing application with an anchored timeline
Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine readable medium that stores a media-editing application which when executed by at least one processing unit...
Obtaining debug information from a flash memory device
This document generally describes systems, devices, methods, and techniques for obtaining debug information from a memory device. Debug information can include...
Securing implementation of a cryptographic process having fixed or dynamic
In the field of computer enabled cryptography, such as a keyed block cipher having a plurality of rounds, the cipher is hardened against attack by protecting...
Securing the implementation of a cryptographic process using key expansion
In the field of computer enabled cryptography, such as a keyed block cipher having a plurality of rounds, the cipher is hardened against an attack by protecting...
Personalization of shared electronic devices
The described embodiments include an electronic device that performs configuration operations. During operation, an administrative electronic device receives an...
Efficient allocation policies for a system having non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for efficient allocation policies for a system having non-volatile memory. A file system allocator of the system can be...
Communication between a host device and an accessory using
Techniques for facilitating communication between a portable media device (PMD) and an accessory via multiple communication paths. The accessory has a unique...
Cross-over and bypass configurations for high-speed data transmission
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that may improve networking techniques for transferring data among various electronic devices. One example may provide sharing...
Multi-tiered caches in data rendering
Methods, program products, and systems for rendering data using multi-tiered caches are described. A system can render a first section of data and store the...
Manipulating electronic backups
Systems and methods are provided for storing and restoring digital data. In some implementations, a method is provided. The method includes initiating a backup...
Inferring user mood based on user and group characteristic data
An individual's responsiveness to targeted content delivery can be affected by a number of factors, such as an interest in the content, other content the user...
Automatic detection of audio compression parameters
For a media clip that includes audio content, a novel method for performing dynamic range compression of the audio content is presented. The method performs an...
Providing navigation instructions while operating navigation application
A method of displaying navigational instructions when a navigation application is running in a background mode of an electronic device is provided. The method...
Geocoded data detection and user interfaces for same
A system, method and computer-readable medium are disclosed that can detect an address, geographic coordinates or business name in text displayed on a device...
Devices and methods for providing access to internal component
Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for applying concealment of components of an electronic device. In one embodiment, an electronic device may include...
Collaborative location-based search results
Multiple mobile devices can be enabled to collaboratively search online information databases for results that may be interesting to all of them. Such search...
Wireless location optimization
Systems and methods are provided for configuring settings of a mobile device based on an inferred location. The mobile device can use stored indicia of trip...
Device with reduced communication-protocol transition time
In order to reduce the time delay when transitioning between different communication protocols used to communicate information via a cellular-telephone network,...
Interactive application sharing
Embodiments permit interactive sharing of applications. Multiple electronic devices may share applications, or application data, in such a fashion that users of...
Network access control methods and apparatus
Methods and apparatus that provide user access control within wireless networks such as those having both fixed and portable nodes. In one embodiment, the...
Momentary burst protocol for wireless communication
A method for communicating data using a "burst protocol" includes enabling power to transmitters and receivers when needed to balance power consumption with...
Conference room mode of a media device
Techniques for automatically configuring and controlling a conference room mode setting of a digital media device are described. A digital media device can be...
Color balance tools for editing images
Some embodiments provide a method for color balancing an image. The method receives a first selection of a first mode of a color balance tool that includes...
Seamless earbud structures and methods for making the same
Seamless earbud structures and methods for making the same are disclosed. Seamless earbud structures can be constructed using an insert molding construction...
Video coding system using sub-channels and constrained prediction
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A coding technique is disclosed in which frames of a video sequence are assigned to one of a plurality of sub-channels to be transmitted to a decoder. The...
Radio multiplexer aware TCP layer
Improving transmission control protocol (TCP) uplink performance of a wireless user equipment (UE) device which multiplexes radio resources between multiple...
Write driver circuit with low voltage bootstrapping for write assist
Embodiments of a memory are disclosed that may allow for a negative boost of data lines during a write. The memory device may include a data input circuit, an...
Off-die charge pump that supplies multiple flash devices
A system and method for storing data uses multiple flash memory dies. Each flash memory die includes multiple flash memory cells. A charge pump is adapted to...
Storage at M bits/cell density in N bits/cell analog memory cell devices,
A method for data storage includes accepting data for storage in a memory that includes multiple analog memory cells and supports a set of built-in programming...
Zero voltage switching in flyback converters with variable input voltages
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that operates a flyback converter. During operation, the system senses an input voltage for the flyback converter....
Optimized vent walls in electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments related to a component for use in a portable electronic device. The component includes a wall of the portable electronic device,...
Mounting structures for components in electronic devices
An electronic device may be provided with a housing having housing sidewalls. A plate may be connected between a pair of the sidewalls. An audio jack may be...
High dynamic range image registration using motion sensor data
Motion sensor data may be used to register a sequence of standard dynamic range images for producing a high dynamic range (HDR) image, reducing use of...
Display of multiple images
Some embodiments provide an image-viewing application. The image-viewing application calculates an average aspect ratio of several images for display in an...
Adaptive graphic objects
Some embodiments provide a method that defines a group of associated graphic objects for display on a display device. The method defines a set of operations to...
Non-real-time dither using a programmable matrix
A dither unit with a programmable kernel matrix in which each indexed location/entry may store one or more dither values. Each dither value in a respective...
Modified quality of service (QoS) thresholds
In an embodiment, a display pipe processes video data for visual display. The display pipe may read the video data from memory, and may employ QoS levels with...
Clock feedthrough and crosstalk reduction method
Systems and methods of the present disclosure relates generally to techniques for controlling a gate signal applied to a transistor in an electronic component....
Method for synchronizing content displayed on multiple devices in an array
A method comprising providing multiple video units in an array, playing video content on the video units in a synchronized manner, and detecting when one of the...
Mirroring graphics content to an external display
A data processing system composites graphics content, generated by an application program running on the data processing system, to generate image data. The...
Display driving architectures
A display driving architecture that can include two graphics pipelines with an optional connection between them to provide a mirrored mode. In one embodiment,...
Distributed loop antennas
Electronic devices may be provided with antenna structures such as distributed loop antenna resonating element structures. A distributed loop antenna may be...
Antenna with folded monopole and loop modes
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
Cavity-backed antenna for tablet device
An electronic device may have a cavity antenna. The cavity antenna may have a logo-shaped dielectric window. An antenna resonating element for the cavity...
Haptic alert device having a linear vibrator
A vibrator designed to be integrated into a portable electronic device as part of a haptic alert device has a linear electric motor that is coupled to actively...
System and method for situational location relevant invocable speed
Situational location dependent information is transmitted from a server data processing system to a receiving data processing system. The server data processing...