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Electronic devices having multi-purpose cowlings and co-axial cable
grounding and fixture brackets
Retention structures are provided to guide and secure a co-axial cable from an upper portion to a lower portion of a logic board having a bend region. In one...
Handheld device enclosure
This is directed to an electronic device enclosure. The enclosure includes an outer periphery member forming an outer surface of a device, and to which an...
Dynamic backlight adaptation for video images with black bars
Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system calculates a brightness metric associated with...
Method and apparatus for adjusting pixel values
The described embodiments comprise a system that adjusts pixel values to produce visual effects in a frame to be displayed. During operation, the system...
Computer control systems
Methods for controlling computers using touch input devices such as touch screens and touch pads are disclosed. These methods include several tactile features...
Brick layout and stackup for a touch screen
A touch sensor panel is disclosed having an array of co-planar single-layer touch sensors fabricated on a single side of a substrate. The sense (or drive) lines...
Typing with a touch sensor
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a ...
Driving an OLED display structure integrated with a touch sensor
Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment, a method is provided of driving an OLED display structure integrated with a touch sensor configuration.
Electronic device antenna
Antennas for electronic devices such as portable computers are provided. An antenna may have a dipole structure in which one antenna element serves as a...
Alignment and connection for devices
A plug or connector including a coded magnet and an electrical contact. As the plug approaches a corresponding port, the coded magnet interacts with a magnet...
Consumer product system
A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a...
System and method for selecting optimum local oscillator discipline source
A device is provided having a local oscillator (LO) configured to generate a first signal having timing information, frequency information, phase information or...
Multirange load detection circuitry
Load detection circuitry is provided that may be used to monitor an output line. The load detection circuitry may include one or more current sensing resistors....
Parallel battery architecture with shared bidirectional converter
Some embodiments provide a system that provides a power source. The power source includes a set of cells and a main power bus configured to connect the set of...
Temperature based white point control in backlights
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for maintaining a target white point on a light emitting diode based backlight. In one embodiment, the backlight may...
Spacer for use in a flat cable
This is directed to a cable for use with an electronic device. The cable can be substantially flat, such that all of the conductive wires of the cable are...
Battery assembly method comprising a separate battery connector and a flex
circuit for use in an electronic device
A battery assembly for use in an electronic device. The battery assembly may include a battery cell, a battery connector for providing power from the battery...
Dual orientation connector with external contacts and conductive frame
A dual orientation connector having a connector tab with first and second major opposing sides and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the connector...
Touch sensor back plane ground connection
Touch sensor panels can use touch sensors to detect the presence and location of a touch event. In order for the touch sensors to function reliably, the back...
One or more fastenings can be used to fasten components together, such as housing components on a computing device. Each fastening can include a first opening...
Audio jacks with optical and electrical paths
Electronic devices are provided that communicate over cables and other communications paths that include optical and electrical paths. A cable may include wires...
Method and apparatus for producing magnetic attachment system
A method and apparatus for producing a magnetic attachment mechanism is described. A method is provided for determining the magnetic field axis of an element...
Housing for an electronic device
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Electronic device with cover
Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position
in content at a variable scrubbing rate
A method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes, while providing content with the electronic...
Rendering graphical objects based on context
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products and computer readable media, for rendering graphical objects. A context of a user interface...
Device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying additional
An electronic device concurrently displays snippets including a first snippet and a second snippet. The first snippet includes first displayed snippet content...
Reducing peak current in memory systems
A memory device includes a plurality of memory cells, a token input interface, a token output interface and control circuitry. The control circuitry is...
Adjusting device performance based on processing profiles
Adjusting processor performance based on processing profiles. The method may determine that a process has entered a processing state after an idle state. In...
Method and apparatus for booting from a flash memory
Techniques for booting a computing device with a flash memory without knowledge of parametric information of the flash memory are described herein. In one...
Copyback optimization for memory system
In a copyback or read operation for a non-volatile memory subsystem, data page change indicators are used to manage transfers of data pages between a register...
Redundant data storage in multi-die memory systems
A method for data storage includes, in a memory that includes at least N memory units, each memory unit including memory blocks, defining superblocks, each...
Efficient service discovery for peer-to-peer networking devices
Techniques for discovering and/or advertising services are described herein. A first bitmask is received from a remote device over a wireless network, the first...
Remote automated volume mounting
A method and apparatus for remotely and automatically mounting volumes over a network. The invention uses an interface, such as a web browser, to authenticate a...
NAT traversal for media conferencing
Methods for establishing a direct peer-to-peer ("P2P") connection between two computers are disclosed. In particular, the methods are designed to work in cases...
Semi-automatic index term augmentation in document retrieval
Disclosed are methods and systems for indexing or retrieving materials accessible through computer networks.
Tracking area management method and apparatus for long term evolution
An MME keeps track of network tracking mobility characteristics by periodically updating a TA transition probability matrix derived from a global table that...
Adjusting PLL clock source to reduce wireless communication interference
Adjusting a phase locked loop (PLL) clock source to reduce wireless communication (e.g., radio frequency (RF)) interference within a device. The PLL may be...
There are provided systems and methods for providing a network status to facilitate communications. In particular, in some embodiments, a method of operating an...
Identifying radio stations of interest based on preference information
Systems and methods are provided for providing recommended radio stations to a user. In particular, an electronic device can compare media from a locally stored...
Defining a border for an image
Some embodiments provide a method that provides a display area for displaying an image that includes several of edges. The method provides a border drawing tool...
Eliminating plaintext video from external memory
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises a decompressor, an encrypt unit, and an on-chip image buffer coupled to the decompressor and the encrypt unit....
Dual-purpose hardware aperture
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system which supports a dual-purpose aperture for an electronic device. This system includes a first...
Multi-network architecture for media data exchange
Some embodiments use several different types of networks to relay several different types of media content among several different computing devices. The media...
Physical organization of memory to reduce power consumption
Controllable arrays in a memory may be activated and deactivated independently. In one embodiment, a processor may include a memory. The memory may be a...