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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,...
Hotbar device and methods for assembling electrical contacts to ensure
Devices and methods for assembling co-planar electrical contacts in a connector are provided herein. In one aspect, an exemplary method of assembly comprises...
Food slicer and container
In one aspect of the invention, a container for displaying, preparing and presenting food including a base having an integrated cutter having a plurality of...
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
System and method for call path enforcement
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable storage media for call path enforcement. The method includes tracking, during...
Engineering change order language for modifying integrated circuit design
files for programmable logic device...
In an embodiment, a method to automatically process modifications to a set of design files is contemplated. The design files describe at least a portion of an...
Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for providing
maps, directions, and location-based...
A device, method, and graphical user interface for providing maps, directions, and location-based information on a touch screen display are disclosed.
Widget authoring and editing environment
An authoring environment for creating and/or editing user interface elements such as widgets used in a unified interest layer. The authoring environment...
Dynamic scan chain grouping
A method and apparatus for dynamic scan chain grouping is disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit (IC) includes a number of scan partitions. Each...
Pulse flop with enhanced scan implementation
In an embodiment, a clocked storage device such as a pulse flop is provided. The pulse flop includes a latch coupled to receive a scan data input to the pulse...
Memory controller with loopback test interface
An apparatus may include an interconnect; at least one processor coupled to the interconnect; and at least one memory controller coupled to the interconnect....
Data cache block zero implementation
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a core configured to execute a data cache block write instruction and an interface unit coupled to the core and to an...
Variant streams for real-time or near real-time streaming
Methods and apparatuses for real-time or near real-time streaming of content using transfer protocols such as an HTTP compliant protocol. In one embodiment, a...
Transmission method and related base station
The invention relates to transmission from a base station to a receiver, the base station comprising first radiating means arranged for transmitting according...
Fast cell selection in a mobile wireless device
A method and apparatus for fast cell selection by a mobile wireless device. The mobile wireless device detects when a first wireless cell fails a set of stored...
Categorization of digital media based on media characteristics
Digital media categorization can include receiving information including a plurality of media objects and a metadata tag descriptive of at least a first media...
Techniques for presenting sound effects on a portable media player
Improved techniques for presenting sound effects at a portable media device are disclosed. The sound effects can be output as audio sounds to an internal...
System and method for a derivation function for key per page
Disclosed herein are systems, methods and computer-readable media to perform data encryption and decryption using a derivation function to obtain a key per page...
System and method for modulus obfuscation
Disclosed herein are methods for obfuscating data via a modulus operation. A client device receives input data, stores an operation value, performs a modulus...
Allocating resources in a frequency-time space to mobile station data
To allocate resources in an orthogonal frequency domain multiple access (OFDMA) system, two-dimensional rectangular regions are assigned in a frequency-time...
Reducing distortion using joint storage
A method for data storage includes predefining an order of programming a plurality of analog memory cells that are arranged in rows. The order specifies that...
Seamless display migration
Exemplary embodiments of methods, apparatuses, and systems for seamlessly migrating a user visible display stream sent to a display device from one rendered...
User interface for controlling three-dimensional animation of an object
A user can control the animation of an object via an interface that includes a control area and a user-manipulable control element. The control area includes an...
Hybrid inertial and touch sensing input device
A method and apparatus for tracking coarse and fine motions associated with an electronic input device is disclosed. The electronic input device can have both...
Capacitive sensor coupling correction
Methods and apparatus for normalizing the effects of the changes to the parasitic capacitive coupling that can occur in touch sensor panels so as to reduce or...
Electronic age detection circuit
An aging detection circuit is disclosed. An aging detection circuit may include at least an inverter and a half-latch. During a power-up sequence, if an input...
Cantilevered push button
A cantilevered push button adapted for accepting an input on an electrical or electronic device is disclosed. The button can include an elongated button top...
Battery assembly for use in an electronic device
A battery assembly for use in an electronic device is provided. The battery assembly may include a battery cell (e.g., a rechargeable battery cell), a battery...