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US-9,007,797 Selective activation of programming schemes in analog memory cell arrays
A method for data storage includes defining a first programming scheme that programs a group of analog memory cells while reducing interference caused by at...
US-9,007,748 Two-shot knuckles for coupling electrically isolated sections of an electronic device and methods for making...
Two shot knuckles include a first shot component and a second shot component. Both shot components are composed of different dielectric materials, where the...
US-9,007,642 Authenticating printers prior to pairing with portable electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates the execution of a print job. During operation, the system receives, at a printer, a signal from a...
US-9,007,485 Image capturing devices using orientation detectors to implement automatic exposure mechanisms
Several methods and apparatuses for implementing automatic exposure mechanisms for image capturing devices are described. In one embodiment, an orientation...
US-9,007,484 Alleviating dominant color failure in automatic white balance using histogram trimming
Methods, devices and computer readable media for implementing novel dominant color alleviation techniques for color balancing are described. The techniques take...
US-9,007,428 Motion-based image stitching
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for stitching or aligning multiple images (or portions of images) to generate a panoramic image are described. In...
US-9,007,386 Clock synthesis
One embodiment of a clock synthesis apparatus can include a clock generator that can provide two or more clock waveforms. One clock waveform from the clock...
US-9,007,384 Display panel self-refresh entry and exit
Embodiments of an apparatus for implementing a display port interface are disclosed. The apparatus may include a source processor and a sink processor coupled...
US-9,007,326 Advanced receive channel architecture
This relates to an architecture of a receive channel circuit used during both a spectrum analysis phase and a touch panel detection phase. Various components of...
US-9,007,307 Method and apparatus for enhancing keycap legend visibility in low light conditions
Techniques and apparatus to provide improved visibility to user input devices, such as keys, are disclosed. In low light conditions, keys can be difficult to...
US-9,007,204 Automatic identification and storage of frequently visited locations
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for automatically generating and updating a list of previously visited...
US-9,007,157 Magnetic assembly
A magnetic assembly for use in a housing of an electronic device can include a first and a second magnet and a magnetic shield. The magnetic shield can reduce...
US-9,004,960 Connector with gold-palladium plated contacts
An improved outer layer of plating comprising a binary metal alloy of gold and palladium is employed on connector contacts. The binary metal alloy is plated on...
US-9,004,151 Temperature regulated melt crucible for cold chamber die casting
Disclosed is a vessel for melting and casting meltable materials. The vessel may be a surface temperature regulated vessel for providing a substantially...
US-D726,765 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D726,703 Packaging with accessory
US-D726,690 Docking station
US-9,003,427 Methods for managing authority designation of graphical user interfaces
According to one aspect, a graphics management system receives a first message from a first process for granting one or more rights to a second process for...
US-9,003,384 Methods and apparatuses for automatic type checking via poisoned pointers
A method and an apparatus that modify pointer values pointing to typed data with type information are described. The type information can be automatically...
US-9,003,326 Indicating input focus by showing focus transitions
A GUI conveys the location of input focus to a user by a dynamic focus indicator that displays the path followed by input focus during a transition from one GUI...
US-9,003,299 Extensible application state preservation architecture
The preservation of the user interface state of first application on a first device allows, in one embodiment, a user to resume use of at least a portion of the...
US-9,003,171 Page fault prediction for processing vector instructions
A system including a processor that handles a TLB miss while executing a vector read instruction in a processor is described herein. During operation, the...
US-9,002,422 Engagement features and adjustment structures for electronic devices with integral antennas
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include antenna structures that are...
US-9,002,414 Power management of a radio data transceiver
Methods and apparatuses for operating a wireless mobile station configured to communicate with a wireless access point are described. A first awake timer may be...
US-9,002,380 Proximity-based notifications in a mobile device
Methods, program products, and systems for proximity-based notifications are described. A proximity-based notification system can receive a request to be...
US-9,002,373 Monitoring a location fingerprint database
Methods, program products, and systems for monitoring a location fingerprint database are described. A location fingerprint database can store location data...
US-9,002,322 Authentication with secondary approver
Techniques are provided for giving access to restricted content on a first device from a second device through a wireless network. In one embodiment, the first...
US-9,002,287 System for testing multi-antenna devices
A test system for testing multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) systems is provided. The test system may convey signals bidirectionally between two test...
US-9,002,283 Antenna switching system with adaptive switching criteria
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
US-9,002,099 Learning-based estimation of hand and finger pose
A method for processing data includes receiving a depth map of a scene containing a human hand, the depth map consisting of a matrix of pixels having respective...
US-9,001,695 Caching of a remote data structure based on requested information
An electronic device is described. When this electronic device transmits a request packet to another electronic device with a discovery request, the electronic...
US-9,001,690 Adaptive generation of channel quality indicators (CQIs) based on a current communication scenario
Adaptive generation of channel quality indicators based on a current communication scenario. A plurality of sets of channel quality indicator information may be...
US-9,001,593 Apparatus to suppress concurrent read and write word line access of the same memory element in a memory array
A memory array includes a number of word lines, with each word line coupled to a word line driver for memory write operations and a word line driver for memory...
US-9,001,539 AC-DC resonant converter that provides high efficiency and high power density
The disclosed embodiments provide an AC/DC power converter that converts an AC input voltage into a DC output voltage. This AC/DC power converter includes an...
US-9,001,522 Printed circuits with staggered contact pads and compact component mounting arrangements
Electronic devices may be provided with printed circuits to which integrated circuits and other electrical components may be mounted. A first printed circuit...
US-9,001,297 Third metal layer for thin film transistor with reduced defects in liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes an array of pixels over a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate. The TFT substrate includes a TFT that has a first metal...
US-9,001,280 Devices and methods for shielding displays from electrostatic discharge
Methods and devices for shielding displays from electrostatic discharge (ESD) are provided. In one example, a display of an electronic device may include a high...
US-9,001,263 Driver circuit for a camera voice coil motor
A driver circuit for a camera voice coil motor (VCM) is described. A first power switch selectively conducts current from a VCM node to a power supply node, and...
US-9,001,230 Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for manipulating images using metadata
Many cameras have the ability to capture an image and generate metadata associated with the image. Such image metadata may include focus point metadata...
US-9,001,160 Frame timing synchronization for an inline scaler using multiple buffer thresholds
During downscaling of an image, a scaler may generate a specified number `M` output lines of an output frame for each specified number `N` input lines of an...
US-9,001,133 Edid shadowing techniques for fast display startup
Techniques are provided for improving electronic display startup time using extended display identification data (EDID) shadowing. In one example, a method for...
US-9,001,097 Systems and methods for reducing or eliminating mura artifact using image feedback
Systems, methods, and devices for calibrating an electronic display to reduce or eliminate a mura artifact are provided. The mura artifact may be due to...
US-9,001,081 Capacitive sensor packaging
An apparatus comprises a fingerprint sensor having a set of capacitive elements configured for capacitively coupling to a user fingerprint. The fingerprint...
US-9,001,068 Touch sensor contact information
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a ...
US-9,001,047 Modal change based on orientation of a portable multifunction device
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is performed at a portable multifunction device with a rectangular touch screen display that...
US-9,001,002 Portable electronic device housing having insert molding around antenna
Embodiments are described herein in the context of housings for electronic devices. In one embodiment, a housing can make use of an outer member, which can be...
US-9,000,989 Test system with adjustable radio-frequency probe array
Electronic device structures may be tested using a radio-frequency test system. The radio-frequency test system may include radio-frequency test equipment and...
US-9,000,527 Gate stack with electrical shunt in end portion of gate stack
A semiconductor device is formed in which a first-type doped field effect transistor has a first gate stack that has an end portion with a second gate stack...
US-8,999,771 Protection layer for halftone process of third metal
A thin-film transistor having a protection layer for a planarization layer. The protection layer prevents reduction of the planarization layer during an ashing...
US-8,999,487 Systems and methods for protection of cosmetic surfaces and overflow prevention on electronic devices
Systems and methods for protection of cosmetic surfaces on electronic devices and adhesive overflow prevention are provided. In particular, an assembly for...
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