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US-8,913,390 Thermally conductive printed circuit board bumpers
An electronic device may have electrical components that generate heat. The components may be mounted on a printed circuit board having a peripheral edge with...
US-8,913,285 Automated method of decomposing scanned documents
Some embodiments produce an image capture application that implements a novel auto scan feature. The auto scan feature directs a scanner to perform an initial...
US-8,913,140 Rolling shutter reduction based on motion sensors
This disclosure pertains to devices, methods, and computer readable media for reducing rolling shutter distortion effects in captured video frames based on...
US-8,913,056 Three dimensional user interface effects on a display by using properties of motion
The techniques disclosed herein use a compass, MEMS accelerometer, GPS module, and MEMS gyrometer to infer a frame of reference for a hand-held device. This can...
US-8,913,040 Downsampling data for crosstalk compensation
A touch sensitive device having circuitry to compensate for crosstalk from the device display to the device touch sensor panel is disclosed. The crosstalk...
US-8,913,021 Capacitance touch near-field--far field switching
A touch sensor panel configured to switch between a mutual capacitance near field sensing architecture and a self-capacitance far field sensing architecture....
US-8,912,990 Display having a transistor-degradation circuit
Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed, including a device having a liquid-crystal display (LCD) panel that includes a transistor-degradation circuit. In...
US-8,912,963 System for testing multi-antenna devices using bidirectional faded channels
A test system for testing multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) systems is provided. The test system may convey radio-frequency (RF) signals bidirectionally...
US-8,912,853 Dynamic level shifter circuit and ring oscillator using the same
A dynamic level shifter circuit and a ring oscillator implemented using the same are disclosed. A dynamic level shifter may include a pull-down circuit and a...
US-8,912,809 Methods and apparatus for performing wafer-level testing on antenna tuning elements
A test system for testing an antenna tuning element is provided. The test system may include a tester, a test fixture, and a probing structure. The probing...
US-8,912,584 PFET polysilicon layer with N-type end cap for electrical shunt
A semiconductor device includes a PFET transistor (a PMOS FET) having a poly(silicon) layer with a p-type doped portion and an n-type doped portion. The p-type...
US-8,912,480 Light sensor systems for electronic devices
The underside of an inactive portion of a display cover layer in an electronic device may be covered with an opaque masking material. Openings in the opaque...
US-8,912,444 Systems and methods for storing a cable
Systems and methods for storing a cable are provided. The casing may be configured to naturally coil and to uncoil when one or more forces are applied to the...
US-8,912,438 Metal retaining features for handheld electronic device casing
This invention is directed to mechanical and electromagnetic shielding features of an electronic device case. An electronic device case is formed of two...
US-8,911,280 Apparatus for shaping exterior surface of a metal alloy casing
A method and an apparatus for machining an exterior surface of a metal alloy casing of a portable electronic device to form a combination of a flat edge...
US-8,911,260 External contact plug connector
The present disclosure relates generally to connectors such as audio and data connectors and in particular to low profile audio connectors that can be used in...
US-D719,586 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D719,585 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D719,579 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D719,578 Display screen of portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D719,561 Electronic device
US-8,910,072 Browsing and interacting with open windows
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for managing open windows in a desktop GUI are disclosed. In various implementations, within a three-dimensional...
US-8,910,046 Media-editing application with anchored timeline
A media application of some embodiments includes a timeline, which is a composite display area for displaying media clips that are part of the composite media...
US-8,910,032 Media-editing application with automatic background rendering capabilities
Some embodiments provide a media-editing application that includes several background-rendering modules. These modules automatically render segments of a media...
US-8,910,021 Automatic defect management in memory devices
A method for data storage in a memory including multiple memory cells arranged in blocks, includes storing first and second pages in respective first and second...
US-8,909,803 Accessory identification for mobile computing devices
Embodiments disclosed herein provide for identification processes and/or procedures for accessories coupled with a mobile computing device. During ...
US-8,909,682 Digital media bundles for media presentation playback
Media bundles that can be submitted, distributed and utilized to facilitate media presentations at client devices. Each media presentation is typically...
US-8,909,657 Content based file chunking
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for transferring electronic data. In general, one aspect of...
US-8,909,226 Handoffs and handoff selection in a wireless access network
The present invention facilitates handoffs for a mobile terminal in a wireless access network that is capable of supporting different types of handoffs. The...
US-8,909,199 Voicemail systems and methods
Systems, methods and computer readable media for providing or managing or using voicemails are described. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, at a...
US-8,909,159 Channel rank feedback in multiple-input multiple-output communication systems
Embodiments of a system and methodology are disclosed for aperiodic (i.e., non-periodic) feedback of channel-side information, such as channel rank information,...
US-8,909,156 Codebook subset selection
The present disclosure provides for an improved application of signal strength weightings in an SDMA sectored cellular network. The improved signal strength...
US-8,908,973 Handwritten character recognition interface
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for inputting text. A handwriting area is presented on a touch-sensitive display of a...
US-8,908,966 Image adjustment using extended range curves
A digital image having associated tonal data, including tonal data in an extended range above a normalized value of 1.0, can be accessed. An extended range...
US-8,908,569 Multiple-termination routing in a wireless network environment with an internet protocol core
Methods for multiple-termination routing in a wireless network environment that includes an Internet Protocol ("IP") core are described herein. One method...
US-8,908,277 Lens array projector
Optical apparatus includes a matrix of light sources arranged on a substrate with a predetermined, uniform spacing between the light sources. A beam homogenizer...
US-8,908,083 Dynamic autofocus operations
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for dynamically adjusting an image capture device's autofocus (AF) operation based, at least in part, on the...
US-8,907,984 Generating slideshows using facial detection information
Methods and systems are presented for automatically generating a slide associated with a slideshow. In one aspect, a method includes selecting an image for...
US-8,907,957 Automatic animation generation
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method that receives a selection of an animation to apply to two or more graphical objects in a scene over a...
US-8,907,943 Sensor based display environment
A three-dimensional ("3D") display environment for mobile device is disclosed that uses orientation data from one or more onboard sensors to automatically...
US-8,907,935 Backlight calibration and control
A system and method for characterizing the power and luminance values for a display. This may include testing a device to determine a luminance value for a...
US-8,907,884 LED backlight system
A method and system for modifying the pulse width modulation frequency for controlling the backlit illumination intensity of a liquid crystal display. The...
US-8,907,852 Antennas for handheld electronic devices with conductive bezels
A handheld electronic device may be provided that contains wireless communications circuitry. The handheld electronic device may have a housing and a display....
US-8,907,850 Handheld electronic devices with isolated antennas
Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry having at least first and second antennas. An antenna isolation element...
US-8,907,638 Resonant-recovery power-reduction technique for boost converters
The disclosed embodiments relate to a power converter system. This power converter system includes an inductor which is coupled between an input that receives...
US-8,905,795 Spring-loaded contacts
Spring-loaded contacts having an improved reliability. One example may provide spring-loaded contacts having a reduced likelihood of entanglement between a...
US-8,905,793 Contacts for an electrical connector
An improved electronic contact assembly for electrical connectors is disclosed. A plurality of elongated metallic contacts may be formed, each having one or...
US-8,905,792 Connector receptacle with side ground contacts
Connector receptacles having a contoured form factor that allows their use in stylized enclosures. These receptacles may also be contoured to avoid circuitry...
US-8,905,566 Thermal mitigation of flat-panel displays
A flat-panel display (such as a liquid crystal display) includes one or more features that reduce temperature changes in an array of light valves disposed on a...
US-8,905,314 Barcode recognition using data-driven classifier
A barcode decoding system and method are disclosed that use a data-driven classifier for transforming a potentially degraded barcode signal into a digit...
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