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Use of RDS data to select matching network
Devices and methods for dynamically selecting a matching network for an antenna are provided. In one example, an electronic device capable of selecting such a...
Method for updating and managing synchronization identifier by using
release messages or status request and...
A method for communicating additional network information using a synchronization identifier is presented. A synchronization identifier is defined. The...
The capacity of a cellular wireless system is increased by operation of base stations or base station sectors arranged to re-use radio resource elements that...
Rank adaptation for an open loop multi-antenna mode of wireless
To perform rank adaptation for a mobile station in a wireless network, it is determined whether the mobile station is fast moving. In response to determining...
Method and system for combining OFDM and transformed OFDM
Methods and systems are provided that enable an OFDM transmitter to be used for transmitting conventional OFDM or a form of transformed OFDM. A technique is...
Variable pre-charge levels for improved cell stability
Embodiments of a memory device are disclosed that may allow for multiple pre-charge voltages. The memory device may include a plurality of data lines, and a...
Electronic devices having displays with openings
An electronic device may have a display. The display may have an active region in which display pixels are used to display images. The display may have one or...
Method and apparatus for adjusting chroma and luma for a video signal
A system that adjusts chroma and luma values for a video signal is presented. During operation, the system receives a matrix of coefficients, which when applied...
Changing display artifacts across frames
Displaying an image on a display screen is provided by periodically changing the scanning order in which rows of sub-pixels of the display screen are scanned....
Electronic devices with capacitive proximity sensors for proximity-based
radio-frequency power control
An electronic device may have a housing in which an antenna is mounted. An antenna window may be mounted in the housing to allow radio-frequency signals to be...
Peripheral electronic device housing members with gaps and dielectric
An electronic device such as a handheld device may have a rectangular housing with a rectangular periphery. A conductive peripheral housing member may run along...
Antenna system with antenna swapping and antenna tuning
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
Accessing a vehicle using portable devices
A primary portable device can access a vehicle by transmitting an activation message including a vehicle access credential to the vehicle. The primary portable...
Latch array utilizing through device connectivity
A circuit for implementing latch array functions on an integrated circuit. Portions of the logic devices included in the implementation of the latch array...
Methods for modeling tunable radio-frequency elements
A test system for characterizing an antenna tuning element is provided. The test system may include a test host, a radio-frequency tester, and a test fixture....
Apparatus and method for testing driver writeability strength on an
An apparatus and method for testing driver write-ability strength on an integrated circuit includes one or more drive detection units each including a number of...
Side cured light-transmissive display system
An invisible, light-transmissive display system with a light resistant material is provided. The light resistant material has a first side and a second side....
An improved method for producing a PCB assembly requiring at least two different encapsulants is disclosed. The PCB assembly may have two or more separate...
Flexible circuitry with heat and pressure spreading layers
A flexible printed circuit may be provided with an integrated heat and pressure spreading layer. The heat and pressure spreading layer may be configured to...
Adhesive stack with a central shear layer
An adhesive stack may comprise a shear layer positioned between two adhesive layers, wherein the shear layer is designed to fail upon application of a...
Power connectors having common clip assembly
Power plugs that may include portions that can be used in different regions, may provide reliable functionality, may be reliably manufactured, and have a...
Shielding for edge connector
Connectors having improved signal paths. An illustrative embodiment of the present invention may provide a connector having a pair of first contacts adjacent to...
Methods for assembling electronic devices using embedded light guide
Electronic devices may include assemblies of structures such as electronic device assemblies connected using light-cured liquid adhesive such as...
Golf car and mounting system for a display device incorporated therein
A golf car employs a mounting system to attach a display device to the golf car housing such that the display device is movable so as to facilitate viewing of a...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Top contact layout board in an electrical system
Embedded authentication systems in an electronic device
This invention is directed to an electronic device with an embedded authentication system for restricting access to device resources. The authentication system...
A device streams assets to network-based storage in cooperation with servers administering the network-based storage. The servers manage and secure access to...
File system access for one or more sandboxed applications
Methods, systems, and machine-readable storage medium are described wherein, in one embodiment, identifiers, such as bookmarks, are used to allow access to...
Select drag and drop operations on video thumbnails across clip boundaries
A computer-implemented method includes displaying, within a user interface in a digital media system, a media pane, and a project pane, displaying, within the...
Modified media presentation during scrubbing
A computer-implemented method includes displaying, within a user interface in a digital media system, a thumbnail representing at least a portion of a media...
Previewing different types of documents
This is directed to a preview application for displaying several documents simultaneously in a single window, where the several documents are displayed as...
System method for enumerating client devices embedded in a user device
during reboot, wake up or restart of...
A host device can enable operation with a client device based on stored or cached enumeration information. The enumeration information can be initially received...
Enhancements to data driven media management within an electronic device
A centralized resource manager manages the routing of audio or visual information within a device, including a handheld device such as a smartphone. The...
Search assistant for digital media assets
Techniques and systems for facilitating searching of digital media assets are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user can be assisted in entering search strings...
Visual representation of a local backup
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for storing data. In one aspect, a method includes receiving...
Determining user intent based on ontologies of domains
Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A plurality of predefined domains...
Personal media device controlled via user initiated movements utilizing
movement based interfaces
Systems and methods are provided for a media device including one or more movement-based interfaces for interfacing with or controlling the media device.
Power control in a mobile device
A method and apparatus for controlling transmit power in a mobile wireless device connected simultaneously to two or more cells in a wireless network are...
Location based methods, systems, and program products for performing an
action at a user device
Methods, program products, and systems for location-based reminders are disclosed. A first user device can receive an input specifying that a reminder be...
Location determination using a state space estimator
Methods, program products, and systems for using a location fingerprint database to determine a location of a mobile device are described. A mobile device can...
Distributed computing in a wireless communication system
Distributed computing in a wireless communication system. Reports may be received from a plurality of nodes in a wireless communication system. Each respective...
Systems and methods for protecting microelectromechanical systems switches
from radio-frequency signals using...
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communication circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include microelectromechanical...
Magnetically biased electromagnet for audio applications
An electronic device having an enclosure having a top panel and a bottom panel. An electromagnet is mounted within the enclosure, the electromagnet having a...
Modulation division multiple access
The present invention employs hierarchical modulation to simultaneously transmit information on different modulation layers using a carrier RF signal....
Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing
specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
Enhanced filtering for an IP multimedia subsystem
The present invention provides a call/session control function in an Internet Protocol multimedia subsystem capable of providing enhanced filtering to select...
Relaying system and method with partner relays and selective transmission
Partner relay systems and methods are provided in which relaying is performed by a pair of partner relays. Signals received from a base station are translated...
System and method for dynamic routing for push notifications
A system and method are described for dynamically routing push notifications to users over the most efficient network path. For example, in one embodiment,...
Packet classification and prioritization using a UDP checksum in a mobile
A method and apparatus for packet classification and prioritization using a user datagram protocol (UDP) header in a mobile wireless device. The mobile wireless...