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US-8,964,469 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...
US-8,964,466 Storage at M bits/cell density in N bits/cell analog memory cell devices, M>N
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...
US-8,964,420 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....
US-8,964,383 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,...
US-8,964,352 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...
US-8,964,040 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...
US-8,963,962 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...
US-8,963,959 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...
US-8,963,946 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...
US-8,963,938 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...
US-8,963,904 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....
US-8,963,803 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...
US-8,963,799 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...
US-8,963,797 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,...
US-8,963,794 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...
US-8,963,784 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...
US-8,963,782 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...
US-8,963,695 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...
US-8,963,686 System and method for situational location relevant invocable speed reference
Situational location dependent information is transmitted from a server data processing system to a receiving data processing system. The server data processing...
US-8,963,666 Programmable magnetic connectors
Connectors and methods of coupling electronic devices and cables are provided. In one embodiment, a connector has a first coded magnet on a first surface of a...
US-8,963,587 Clock generation using fixed dividers and multiplex circuits
Embodiments of an apparatus are disclosed that may allow for changing the frequency of a clock coupled to a functional block within an integrated circuit. The...
US-8,963,311 PoP structure with electrically insulating material between packages
A PoP (package-on-package) package includes a bottom package coupled to a top package. Terminals on the top of the bottom package are coupled to terminals on...
US-8,963,036 Capacitive dome switch
This is directed to a dome switch that includes a capacitive sensor. A dome switch can include a dome operative to deform to provide tactile feedback to a user....
US-8,963,033 Cam-action anti-roll button
A cam-action anti-rolling mechanism for buttons is described herein. One embodiment may take the form of a button having a body with a slot extending...
US-8,961,231 Retention mechanisms for electrical connectors
An improved electrical connector retainer employs a shell having a cavity. A pair of mated electrical connectors are received within the cavity and at least a...
US-8,961,091 Fastener made of bulk amorphous alloy
Embodiments relates to a fastener having a head portion and an interlock portion comprising a bulk solidifying amorphous alloy comprising a metal alloy. The...
US-8,960,818 Compact ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies. The ejectable component assembly may include a tray that can be loaded with one or more...
US-8,959,605 System and method for asset lease management
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for asset lease management. The system receives, from a client device...
US-8,959,578 Techniques for project lifecycle staged-based access control
Techniques for project lifecycle staged-based access control are provided. Access control rights are defined for a stage of a project's lifecycle. As requestors...
US-8,959,575 Control of communication ports of computing devices using policy-based decisions
In a computing system environment, an arrangement of computing devices includes multiple layers behind a content flow director, such as an L4 switch in a web...
US-8,959,410 Methods and systems for HARQ protocols
Methods described herein are for wireless communication systems. One aspect of the invention is directed to a method for a HARQ process, in which the HARQ...
US-8,959,369 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events
In an embodiment, a power management unit (PMU) may automatically transition (in hardware) the performance states of one or more performance domains in a...
US-8,959,368 Automatic power-off of bluetooth device from linked device
Methods and systems for powering-off a Bluetooth device from a linked device are provided. A device can transmit a Bluetooth signal to a linked device to...
US-8,959,320 Preventing update training of first predictor with mismatching second predictor for branch instructions with...
A system and method for efficient branch prediction. A processor includes two branch predictors. A first branch predictor generates branch prediction data, such...
US-8,959,316 Actual instruction and actual-fault instructions for processing vectors
The described embodiments include a processor that executes a vector instruction. The processor starts by receiving a vector instruction that optionally...
US-8,959,270 Interrupt distribution scheme
In one embodiment, an interrupt controller may implement an interrupt distribution scheme for distributing interrupts among multiple processors. The scheme may...
US-8,959,263 Maintaining I/O priority and I/O sorting
Multiple variants of a data processing system, which maintains I/O priority from the time a process makes an I/O request until the hardware services that...
US-8,959,213 Daemon process determination of idle time of network activity at network interface
Network activity of a client device that is coupled to a data network is monitored, to detect network activity idle time. Based upon detecting the idle time, an...
US-8,959,187 Method and system for proximity-based information retrieval and exchange in ad hoc networks
A network has clients and a server. The clients can discover and be discovered by each other. Discovery includes emitting requests to and acquiring identifying...
US-8,959,176 Streaming common media content to multiple devices
Systems and associated methods for providing a plurality of devices the same media content. A plurality of requests for media content may be received where each...
US-8,959,116 Storage of a document using multiple representations
Some embodiments provide a method for storing a document. The method stores a content stream representation of the document that includes an ordered stream of...
US-8,959,013 Virtual keyboard for a non-tactile three dimensional user interface
A method, including presenting, by a computer system executing a non-tactile three dimensional user interface, a virtual keyboard on a display, the virtual...
US-8,958,896 Dynamic routing of audio among multiple audio devices
A routing screen is presented on an electronic device by a user interface application in response to receiving a notification that an external audio device is...
US-8,958,799 Wireless device based inter radio access technology handover initiation
User Equipment (UE) based forced inter radio access technology (iRAT) handover. A connection to a network may be established via a first cell operating...
US-8,958,777 Caller switching during an active voice call
Automatic caller switching in a cellular voice call. A first voice call may be initiated between a first wireless user equipment (UE) device and a second UE via...
US-8,958,760 Dynamic transmit configurations in devices with multiple antennas
Electronic devices may have multiple wireless integrated circuits such as a pair of baseband processor integrated circuits and may have multiple antennas such...
US-8,958,658 Image tone adjustment using local tone curve computation
Image tone adjustment using local tone curve computation may be utilized to adjust luminance ranges for images. Image tone adjustment using local tone curve...
US-8,958,638 Method and system for multi-stage auto-enhancement of photographs
Some embodiments of the image editing and organizing application described herein provide a multi-stage automatic enhancement process. The process takes an...
US-8,958,559 System and method for secure instant messaging
A system and method for secure instant messaging are described. For example, in one embodiment, a first user identifies a second user for an instant messaging...
US-8,958,481 Method and system for video encoding and decoding
Methods and systems are provided for encoding and decoding a video stream. Each picture in a video stream can be divided into slices, each of which contains a...
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