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US-8,987,049 Gate insulator loss free etch-stop oxide thin film transistor
A method is provided for fabricating a thin-film transistor (TFT). The method includes forming a semiconductor layer over a gate insulator that covers a gate...
US-8,987,027 Two doping regions in lightly doped drain for thin film transistors and associated doping processes
A method is provided for fabricating thin-film transistors (TFTs) for an LCD having an array of pixels. The method includes depositing a first photoresist layer...
US-8,986,866 Fault detection and monitoring in batteries
The disclosed embodiments provide a battery pack that includes a fault-monitoring mechanism for detecting faults in the battery pack and indicating the faults...
US-8,986,582 Compartmentalized pellet for improved contaminant removal
This invention is to an improved method for cleaning contaminated polymer when that polymer is to be blended with clean material. The method involves combining...
US-8,986,029 Dock connector with compliance mechanism
Docking stations having a connector with a compliance mechanism to provide improved durability and flexibility are provided herein. The compliance mechanism may...
US-D725,134 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D725,125 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-8,984,537 Maintaining data states upon forced exit
Methods, program products, and systems of maintaining data states upon forced exit are disclosed. In one aspect, an application program executing on the mobile...
US-8,984,442 Method and system for upgrading a previously purchased media asset
Systems, graphical user interfaces and methods for upgrading from one or more digital media assets to a set of digital media assets over a network are...
US-8,984,431 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: displaying a progress icon; while providing...
US-8,984,430 Feed for enhanced web browsing
User input is received to create a bookmark in a web browser for a non-feed Uniform Resource Locator (URL). A web feed associated with the non-feed URL is...
US-8,984,284 Method and system for verifying entitlement to access content by URL validation
Aspects include a mechanism of entitling users to transacted-for digital content access, indicating download authorization with discrete authentication URLs,...
US-8,984,267 Pinning boot data for faster boot
Methods and apparatus are provided for reducing computer system boot up times in systems with composite HDD-SSD storage devices. Booting a computer system...
US-8,984,262 Generate predicates instruction for processing vectors
The described embodiments include a processor that executes a vector instruction. The processor starts by receiving a first input vector, a second input vector,...
US-8,984,251 Hinting of deleted data from host to storage device
A storage device includes a memory and a processor. The processor is configured to store data items for a host in respective logical addresses, to identify a...
US-8,984,227 Advanced coarse-grained cache power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing power consumption of a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache includes multiple ways, and each way is...
US-8,984,188 External contact connector
A plug connector with external contacts is provided. The connector has one pair of contacts for transmitting data and one pair of contacts for receiving data....
US-8,984,059 Mobile data processing system moving interest radius
Provided is a fully automated web service with location based services generally involved in transmission of situational location dependent information to...
US-8,984,029 File system management
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for file system management. In one aspect, a method includes...
US-8,983,999 Tokenized search suggestions
Embodiments of tokenized search suggestions include generating, by at least one suggestion engine executing on a data processing system, first suggestions based...
US-8,983,978 Location-intention context for content delivery
Invitational content targeted to a particular behavior can be served to the user when the user is likely to reproduce a desired behavior. The user is classified...
US-8,983,929 Methods and systems for managing data
Methods and systems for managing an index database. In one exemplary method, an index database is stored on a machine readable volume with an operating system...
US-8,983,905 Merging playlists from multiple sources
The present technology resolves playlist version conflicts resulting from modifications made to a playlist version, stored on a client device and in a cloud...
US-8,983,778 Generation of intersection information by a mapping service
Some embodiments provide a method for generating intersection data for paths in a map region. The method receives a set of junctions at which paths intersect in...
US-8,983,639 Techniques for facilitating interoperation between a host device and a digital RF tuner accessory
An accessory having an RF tuner for digital radio, such as HD radio, can be in communication with a media player such as a portable media device ("PMD"). The...
US-8,983,395 Methods and apparatus for testing radio-frequency power amplifier performance
Wireless communications circuitry such as radio-frequency power amplifiers may be tested using a test station. A test station may include a test host and a test...
US-8,983,186 Method and system for auto-enhancing photographs with shadow lift adjustments
Some embodiments of the image editing and organizing application described herein provide an automatic enhancement process that includes a shadow lift...
US-8,983,096 Bone-conduction pickup transducer for microphonic applications
A personal audio device has a bone conduction pickup transducer, having a housing of which a rigid outer wall has an opening formed therein. A volume of...
US-8,983,093 Electronic device circuitry for communicating with accessories
Electronic devices and accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A microphone may be included in an accessory to capture sound for an...
US-8,983,083 Electronic device and headset with speaker seal evaluation capabilities
Electronic devices and accessories for electronic devices such as headsets are provided. The electronic devices may produce audio output. The headsets may...
US-8,983,082 Detecting musical structures
Among other things, techniques and systems are disclosed for detecting musical structures, such as downbeats. In one aspect, a method performed by a data...
US-8,982,732 Detecting neighboring access points in a network
An electronic device, e.g., a mobile device, having access to a wireless network roams from one access point (AP) to another using access point detection based...
US-8,982,683 Transmission method and related device
A method for transmitting a signal carrying information elements over a plurality of frequency subcarriers simultaneously. The method comprises: identifying a...
US-8,982,582 Electronic device with antenna cable bracket
An electronic device contains circuitry such as radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures that are coupled using transmission line paths such...
US-8,982,547 Electronic devices with component mounting structures
Electronic devices are provided that have components. A housing protrusion may be interposed between a display cover layer and display components. A button may...
US-8,982,310 Displays with light-curable sealant
An electronic device may have a display such as a liquid crystal display. The display may include a layer of liquid crystal material interposed between a color...
US-8,982,182 Non-uniform spatial resource allocation for depth mapping
A method for depth mapping includes providing depth mapping resources including an illumination module, which is configured to project patterned optical...
US-8,982,096 Touch sensor panel design
A touch sensor panel including a plurality of drive lines crossing a plurality of sense lines, forming an array. The plurality of drive lines and the plurality...
US-8,982,087 Multipoint touchscreen
A touch panel having a transparent capacitive sensing medium configured to detect multiple touches or near touches that occur at the same time and at distinct...
US-8,982,060 Touch and hover sensor compensation
Compensation for sensors in a touch and hover sensing device is disclosed. Compensation can be for sensor resistance and/or sensor sensitivity variation that...
US-8,982,058 Touch screen border regions
Touch screens with more compact border regions can include an active area that includes touch sensing circuitry including drive lines, and a border region...
US-8,982,002 Dynamically adjustable antenna supporting multiple antenna modes
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
US-8,981,302 Infrared sensors for electronic devices
An electronic device may be provided with proximity sensor capabilities for monitoring for the presence of nearby external objects. The electronic device may...
US-8,981,243 Keyboard mechanisms for electronic devices
An input device configured to communicate with a computing device includes at least one keycap, a support mechanism operably connected to the keycap and...
US-8,980,491 Fuel cell system to power a portable computing device
The disclosed embodiments relate to the design of a portable and cost-effective fuel cell system for a portable computing device. This fuel cell system includes...
US-8,980,026 Gap seals for electronic device structures
An electronic device may have structures such as housing structures, display structures and other device structures that form gaps when assembled. To prevent...
US-D724,608 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D724,597 Stand and portable display device
US-D724,469 Band
US-8,978,094 Centralized operation management
A novel security framework that is part of an operating system of a device is provided. The framework includes a security assessor that performs security policy...
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