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Memory having isolation units for isolating storage arrays from a shared
I/O during retention mode operation
A memory includes an I/O unit that is shared between multiple storage arrays. The shared I/O unit provides output data from the arrays. The memory includes an...
Distortion estimation and cancellation in memory devices
A method for operating a memory (28) includes storing data in a group of analog memory cells (32) of the memory as respective first voltage levels. After...
Method and apparatus for power domain isolation during power down
An apparatus and method for isolating circuitry from one power domain from that of another power domain prior to performing a power down operation is disclosed....
A portable computing device is disclosed. The portable computing device can take many forms, such as a laptop computer, a tablet computer, and so on. The...
Seamless insert molding techniques
Methods and apparatus for using an insert molding process to form a tactilely seamless overall part from component parts that are made from different materials...
Light sensitive display with pressure sensor
A system comprising a display having a stack of layers configured to display an image, multiple elements included in the stack of layers and a pressure sensor....
Negative pixel compensation
Negative pixel compensation to compensate for a negative pixel effect in touch signal outputs due to poor grounding of an object touching the device is...
Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for inserting a
character from an alternate keyboard
A computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a computing device with a touch screen display comprises displaying a first soft keyboard. While...
Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for
adjusting an insertion point marker
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is performed at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display. The method...
Backlight unit color compensation techniques
An edge-lit backlight unit for displays is provided. In one embodiment, the backlight may include a light guide configured to receive light from a light source...
Undulating electrodes for improved viewing angle and color shift
The present disclosure generally provides for a variety of multi-domain pixel configurations that may be implemented in the unit pixels of an LCD display...
Device and method for cascading filters of different materials
Some embodiments of the invention provide a filter having at least one first filter, each first filter being a band-reject type filter having a first set of...
Structurally enhanced switch assemblies
Slide switch assemblies with structural enhancements are provided for use in electronic devices. Slide switch assemblies in accordance with embodiments the...
Dome switch array
An array of domes is constructed from a single sheet of conductive material. For example, several domes can be stamped at a preset distribution within a sheet...
An electronic device may have a display. The display may have active components such as display pixels formed on a display substrate layer. The display...
Methods and apparatus for concealing sensors and other components of
A concealing structure to at least partially conceal a sensor, light emitter or other component by at least partially preventing reflection of external light by...
Synchronization of widgets and dashboards
Systems, methods, computer-readable mediums, user interfaces and other implementations are disclosed for synchronizing widgets and dashboards.
Editing key-indexed graphs in media editing applications
Some embodiments of the invention provide media editing applications with novel key-indexed graph editing operations. In some embodiments, the media editing...
Combining write buffer with dynamically adjustable flush metrics
In an embodiment, a combining write buffer is configured to maintain one or more flush metrics to determine when to transmit write operations from buffer...
Combined transparent/non-transparent cache
In one embodiment, a memory that is delineated into transparent and non-transparent portions. The transparent portion may be controlled by a control unit...
Data transformation during direct memory access
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a first interface circuit, a direct memory access (DMA) controller coupled to the first interface circuit, and a host...
Text-based communication control for personal communication devices
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for enabling a user to control the content of text-based messages sent to or received from an administered device. In...
Electronic backup of applications
Systems and methods are provided for storing and restoring digital data. In some implementations, a method is provided. The method includes receiving, while a...
Method and system for representing user activity in an online store
Representing activity in an online store is disclosed. Information associated with the activities of a second visitor to the store is received. An indication of...
User supplied and refined tags
Managing online content via user supplied and/or refined tagging is disclosed. In some embodiments, a selection of an item available from an online store is...
While displaying one or more views of a first software application, an electronic device detects a sequence of touch inputs. The electronic device, in...
A method includes displaying one or more views of a view hierarchy, and executing software elements associated with a particular view. Each particular view...
Control of measurement messaging in a mobile device
A method to control measurement messaging is performed at a mobile wireless device. The mobile wireless device transmits a first measurement message to a radio...
Remote control of electronic devices
A controlling device (e.g., a telephony device) can remotely control various tasks associated with a controlled device (e.g., a personal computer), including...
Missed communication handling
Systems, methods and devices for missed call handling are provided. In particular there is provided a method for providing missed communication reminders. The...
Digital signal filter
A passive filter circuit filters an input signal to attenuate an undesired frequency. The passive filter circuit includes a first stage and a second stage. The...
Image content-based color balancing
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for applying color balancing to at least a portion of a...
Detecting stereo and mono headset devices
The present invention includes apparatuses and methods comprising a means for detecting the presence of speakers and microphones coupled to a portable...
Compact ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies. Each ejectable component assembly may include a tray that can be loaded with one or more...
Methods and apparatus for providing holes through portions of a housing of
an electronic device
Electronic devices are provided with housing components that have improved aesthetics. One or more holes may be formed through an extruded portion of the housing.
Coupling heat sink to integrated circuit chip with thermal interface
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for distributing a thermal interface material. The system includes: an integrated circuit chip; a heat...
Deep pixel pipeline
In a pixel imaging method and system, pixel information is stored into backing stores in system memory of a computer. A graphics processing unit (GPU)...
Policy-based switching between graphics-processing units
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that configures a computer system to switch between graphics-processing units (GPUs). In one embodiment, the system...
Video chapter access and license renewal
The present disclosure includes, among other things, systems, methods and program products for content chapter access and license renewal.
Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for customizing
display of content category icons
A computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a computing device with a touch screen display comprises: detecting one or more finger contacts with...
Media player with imaged based browsing
Methods and systems that improve the way media is played, sorted, modified, stored and cataloged on a portable media player are disclosed. One aspect relates to...
Zhuyin input interface on a device
One of a pair of alternate key planes of a virtual keyboard is presented. Each key plane includes a partial set of phonetic symbols from a phonetic alphabet. A...
Reduced-power communications within an electronic display
A method for reducing power consumption of an electronic display is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes transmitting data packets over a data...
Laminated roll of sealed graphite pouches and methods for making the same
Laminated rolls of sealed graphite pouches and methods for making the same are provided. The laminated roll can include a first substrate having a length and a...
Method for molding a cable structure
A headset can include a cable structure connecting non-cable components such as jacks and headphones. The cable structure can be constructed using a molding...
Composite laminate having an improved cosmetic surface and method of
A composite laminate includes a plurality of sheets of prepreg stacked one over another, and a scrim layer provided on an exterior surface of the sheets of...
Connectors and cables with an optical transmitter
Cable adapters and connectors receive electrical signals and output optical signals. A cable adapter can receive various data signals in multiple interface...
Light pipe with integrated perimeter chassis, and devices using the light
A display assembly including an integrally formed light pipe and perimeter chassis, and a display glass above the light pipe is provided. The display glass...
Techniques and systems for supporting podcasting
Improved podcasts and techniques that facilitate their use are disclosed. The improved techniques can pertain to creating, publishing, hosting, accessing,...