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US-8,996,082 Proximity sensor arrangement having a cold mirror in a mobile device
A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A visible light opaque layer covers the bottom...
US-8,996,044 Conflict avoidance in a device configured to operate according to multiple cellular communication protocols
Avoiding conflicts between radio access technologies (RATs) in a device configured to operate according to multiple RATs. The device may be operated in a...
US-8,996,030 Beacon-based geofencing
A mobile device can monitor a current location using a multi-tier approach. A baseband subsystem can monitor a coarse location of the mobile device using...
US-8,996,002 Apparatus and methods for provisioning subscriber identity data in a wireless network
Apparatus and methods for provisioning wireless devices for operation in one or more networks. In one embodiment, a provisioning service may provide access...
US-8,995,934 Wireless communications circuitry with a triplexer for separating radio-frequency signals in adjacent frequency...
A wireless electronic device may be used to communicate using multiple wireless standards in adjacent frequency bands. The wireless standards may include...
US-8,995,929 Methods and apparatus for wireless optimization based on platform configuration and use cases
Methods and apparatus for optimizing wireless network performance by incorporating platform configuration and use case information. In one exemplary scheme, a...
US-8,995,926 Methods and apparatus for performing coexistence testing for multi-antenna electronic devices
Radio frequency test systems for characterizing antenna performance in various radio coexistence scenarios are provided. In one suitable arrangement, a test...
US-8,995,689 Electronic device circuitry for communicating with accessories
Electronic devices and accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A microphone may be included in an accessory to capture sound for an...
US-8,995,677 Accessory controller for electronic devices
Accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A headset may be provided with a button controller assembly that has user-actuated buttons....
US-8,995,553 Methods and apparatus for mitigating interference in aggressive form factor designs
Methods and apparatus for mitigation of radio interference between two or more wireless concurrently operating interfaces in a wireless device having an...
US-8,995,522 Method and system for rate control
A method and system are provided for encoding a picture. The method includes encoding the picture into a first encoded picture using a first universal...
US-8,995,502 Transceiver with spectral analysis
A transceiver for a cellular telephone network includes a transmitter and a receiver that receives transmitted signals, as well as a receiver. A spectral...
US-8,995,402 Pilot design for OFDM systems with four transmit antennas
Pilot, preamble and midamble patterns are provided that are particularly suited for four transmit antenna OFDM systems. Pilots are inserted in a scattered...
US-8,995,322 Multi-tiered detection of a geofence
Methods, program products, and systems for multi-tier detection of a geofence are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a mobile device can be configured to...
US-8,995,104 Electrical over-current protection device
An electrical component package has integrated therein first and second pairs of electrodes, wherein the first pair of electrodes are electrically isolated from...
US-8,994,906 Display with multilayer and embedded signal lines
A display may have a thin-film-transistor layer with a substrate layer. A layer of dielectric may be formed on the substrate layer and may have an upper surface...
US-8,994,828 Aligned video comparison tool
A video quality comparison tool provides for direct visual perceptual comparison of video sequences. Two inputs are presented at the same position and size,...
US-8,994,775 Automatic video stream selection
A handheld communication device is used to capture video streams and generate a multiplexed video stream. The handheld communication device has at least two...
US-8,994,741 Streaming translation in display pipe
In an embodiment, a display pipe includes one or more translation units corresponding to images that the display pipe is reading for display. Each translation...
US-8,994,660 Text correction processing
Text correction processing is disclosed. An initial score is assigned to each of a plurality of candidate sequences of one or more characters, based at least in...
US-8,994,644 Viewing images with tilt control on a hand-held device
A user interface suitable for use in cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs), PC Tablets, as well as laptops, PCs, office equipment, medical...
US-8,994,608 Compound parts
A method for manufacturing a compound part comprises preparing a cavity in a receiving part, selecting a resin for application in the receiving part, applying...
US-8,994,597 Hybrid antennas for electronic devices
A portable electronic device is provided that has a hybrid antenna. The hybrid antenna may include a slot antenna structure and an inverted-F antenna structure....
US-8,994,499 Locking and unlocking a mobile device using facial recognition
In an embodiment of the invention, an unlocked mobile device is configured to capture images, analyze the images to detect a user's face, and automatically lock...
US-8,994,390 Test systems with a probe apparatus and index mechanism
A probe apparatus has probe wires with a contact pattern on one side. The contact pattern is for contacting a respective contact pattern on another test...
US-8,993,921 Method of forming white appearing anodized films by laser beam treatment
The embodiments described herein relate to forming anodized films that have a white appearance. In some embodiments, an anodized film having pores with light...
US-8,993,899 Systems of an electronic device and methods for manufacturing the same
Various systems of an electronic deice and methods for manufacturing the same are provided. In some embodiments, a routing assembly is provided that may not...
US-8,993,866 Highly portable media device
An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function...
US-8,991,474 Cold chamber die casting of amorphous alloys using cold crucible induction melting techniques
Various embodiments provide systems and methods for casting amorphous alloys. Exemplary casting system may include an insertable and rotatable vessel configured...
US-8,990,737 Image preview
A method, apparatus, and system are provided for displaying a graphical representation of at least a portion of a file by interfacing with a graphical interface...
US-8,990,717 Context-aware charting
Methods, program products, and systems for displaying context-aware charts are described. In context-aware charts, content of a chart can reflect a context of...
US-8,990,659 Efficient re-read operations in analog memory cell arrays
A method for data storage includes storing data, which is encoded with an Error Correction Code (ECC), in a group of analog memory cells by writing respective...
US-8,990,645 Methods and apparatus for error rate estimation
Methods and apparatus for estimating received error rates. In one embodiment, the estimation of received error rates is conducted in relation to a bus interface...
US-8,990,614 Performance of a system having non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for improving performance of a system having non-volatile memory ("NVM"). The system can vertically re-vector defective blocks...
US-8,990,604 Alternately sensing voltage on supply side or load side of a power gate of an electronic device and modifying...
A power gate is coupled to a power supply circuit to selectively provide power to a processing core. A switch has a local state and a remote state to...
US-8,990,534 Adaptive resource management of a data processing system
A method for resource management of a data processing system is described herein. According to one embodiment, a token is periodically pushed into a memory...
US-8,990,404 Directing data in a web browser from a portable electronic device
Some embodiments provide a system for interacting with a web browser. During operation, the system establishes a network connection with the web browser from a...
US-8,990,318 Message focusing
A method and apparatus of a device that focuses messages is described. In an exemplary method, the device receives a first and second group of message. The...
US-8,990,273 Ad hoc file sharing
A method and apparatus of a device that transfers files and performs file browsing using an ad hoc file sharing service is described. In an exemplary method,...
US-8,990,188 Managed assessment of submitted digital content
Methods and systems for managing assessment of media content electronically submitted to a network-based media distribution system. A submitter can prepare a...
US-8,990,103 Booking and management of inventory atoms in content delivery systems
Systems and methods for managing electronic content from multiple content providers in a dynamic environment are provided. In operation, an advertiser can plan...
US-8,989,884 Automatic audio configuration based on an audio output device
Techniques are provided for determining, at an audio processing device, whether to produce high quality or low quality audio output based on one or more...
US-8,989,824 Electronic devices with improved switch assembly constructions
Electronic devices are provided with housings that can have smoother profiles and with switch assembly input components with knobs that can move along tracks in...
US-8,989,821 Battery configurations for electronic devices
Electronic devices having improved battery configurations, and more specifically configurations reducing overall space required for a battery and attendant...
US-8,989,773 Sharing location information among devices
Methods, systems, apparatus, and computer program products that include, on a first device executing a first instance of a location application, receiving an...
US-8,989,743 Battery conservation in stationary conditions for a wireless device
Conserving battery by a wireless user equipment (UE) device in substantially stationary conditions. A first wireless link may be established with a first cell....
US-8,989,672 Methods for adjusting radio-frequency circuitry to mitigate interference effects
An electronic device may transmit and receive wireless signals using wireless circuitry that is controlled by control circuitry. The wireless circuitry may...
US-8,989,668 Ordering a list of wireless devices for display in a graphical user interface
This document describes, inter alia, techniques for use at a wireless device for establishing communications with other devices, and for displaying related...
US-8,989,509 Streaming wavelet transform
In an embodiment, a compression unit is provided which may perform compression of a pixel stream. Similarly, a decompression unit may be provided which may...
US-8,989,492 Multi-resolution spatial feature extraction for automatic handwriting recognition
A first technique of recognizing content is disclosed, including: determining a first value representative of a pixel content present at a first set of pixels...
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