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US-8,943,395 Previewing different types of documents
This is directed to a preview application for displaying several documents simultaneously in a single window, where the several documents are displayed as...
US-8,943,232 System method for enumerating client devices embedded in a user device during reboot, wake up or restart of...
A host device can enable operation with a client device based on stored or cached enumeration information. The enumeration information can be initially received...
US-8,943,225 Enhancements to data driven media management within an electronic device
A centralized resource manager manages the routing of audio or visual information within a device, including a handheld device such as a smartphone. The...
US-8,943,089 Search assistant for digital media assets
Techniques and systems for facilitating searching of digital media assets are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user can be assisted in entering search strings...
US-8,943,026 Visual representation of a local backup
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for storing data. In one aspect, a method includes receiving...
US-8,942,986 Determining user intent based on ontologies of domains
Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A plurality of predefined domains...
US-8,942,764 Personal media device controlled via user initiated movements utilizing movement based interfaces
Systems and methods are provided for a media device including one or more movement-based interfaces for interfacing with or controlling the media device.
US-8,942,750 Power control in a mobile device
A method and apparatus for controlling transmit power in a mobile wireless device connected simultaneously to two or more cells in a wireless network are...
US-8,942,729 Location based methods, systems, and program products for performing an action at a user device
Methods, program products, and systems for location-based reminders are disclosed. A first user device can receive an input specifying that a reminder be...
US-8,942,725 Location determination using a state space estimator
Methods, program products, and systems for using a location fingerprint database to determine a location of a mobile device are described. A mobile device can...
US-8,942,715 Distributed computing in a wireless communication system
Distributed computing in a wireless communication system. Reports may be received from a plurality of nodes in a wireless communication system. Each respective...
US-8,942,644 Systems and methods for protecting microelectromechanical systems switches from radio-frequency signals using...
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communication circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include microelectromechanical...
US-8,942,410 Magnetically biased electromagnet for audio applications
An electronic device having an enclosure having a top panel and a bottom panel. An electromagnet is mounted within the enclosure, the electromagnet having a...
US-8,942,327 Modulation division multiple access
The present invention employs hierarchical modulation to simultaneously transmit information on different modulation layers using a carrier RF signal....
US-8,942,287 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,942,227 Enhanced filtering for an IP multimedia subsystem
The present invention provides a call/session control function in an Internet Protocol multimedia subsystem capable of providing enhanced filtering to select...
US-8,942,158 Relaying system and method with partner relays and selective transmission
Partner relay systems and methods are provided in which relaying is performed by a pair of partner relays. Signals received from a base station are translated...
US-8,942,115 System and method for dynamic routing for push notifications
A system and method are described for dynamically routing push notifications to users over the most efficient network path. For example, in one embodiment,...
US-8,942,104 Packet classification and prioritization using a UDP checksum in a mobile wireless device
A method and apparatus for packet classification and prioritization using a user datagram protocol (UDP) header in a mobile wireless device. The mobile wireless...
US-8,941,795 Electronic device with backlit display
An electronic device may have a liquid crystal display with backlight structures. The backlight structures may produce backlight that passes through display...
US-8,941,775 Systems, methods, and devices for flash exposure control using preflash statistics
Systems, methods, and devices for obtaining a properly exposed strobe-illuminated image are provided. One method for doing so may include, for example,...
US-8,941,706 Image processing for a dual camera mobile device
Some embodiments provide a method of processing images for a first camera and a second camera of a mobile device using a shared pipeline. A method receives a...
US-8,941,640 Differential VCOM resistance or capacitance tuning for improved image quality
Devices and methods for reducing a variation in voltage perturbation between common voltage layers (VCOMs) of a display in response to voltage interference are...
US-8,940,992 Systems and methods thereof for determining a virtual momentum based on user input
A computer-implemented method including generating a user interface implemented on a touch-sensitive display configured to generate a virtual dual flywheel...
US-8,940,429 Construction of non-rectangular batteries
The disclosed embodiments relate to a battery cell which includes a set of electrode sheets of different dimensions arranged in a stacked configuration to...
US-8,939,838 Accessory for playing games with a portable electronic device
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide user interfaces for playing games on portable electronic devices. One example provides a game accessory having...
US-8,939,037 Embedded data acquisition
Embodiments are generally directed to methods and apparatuses having electronic device cover glass that includes embedded sensors. In particular, one embodiment...
US-D721,731 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D721,716 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-8,938,692 Device, method, and graphical user interface for managing concurrently open software applications
A method includes displaying a first application view. A first input is detected, and an application view selection mode is entered for selecting one of...
US-8,938,642 Confirm instruction for processing vectors
The described embodiments include a processor with a fault status register (FSR) that executes a Confirm instruction. In these embodiments, when executing the...
US-8,938,262 Neighbor cell location averaging
In some implementations, a location of a mobile device can be determined by calculating an average of the locations of wireless signal transmitters that have...
US-8,938,217 Communicating and storing information associated with media broadcasts
An accessory communicates with a portable media device ("PMD") to store tags associated with broadcasts in a file maintained in a storage medium of the...
US-8,938,008 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,937,997 Scalable video coding/multiplexing compatible with non-scalable decoders
Scalable video coding and multiplexing compatible with non-scalable decoders is disclosed. In some embodiments, video data is received and encoded in a manner...
US-8,937,689 Techniques for strengthening glass covers for portable electronic devices
Apparatus, systems and methods for improving strength of a thin glass cover for an electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the glass member can have...
US-8,937,623 Page flipping with backend scaling at high resolutions
A logical framebuffer may identify pixels areas or blocks of an image that have changed between successive frames. The pixel values of these identified areas...
US-8,937,591 Systems and methods for counteracting a perceptual fading of a movable indicator
Systems and methods are provided for altering the position or visual appearance of a movable indicator in a GUI that is controlled by eye tracking to counteract...
US-8,937,237 Determining the characteristic of a played note on a virtual instrument
A user interface implemented on a touch-sensitive display for a virtual musical instrument comprising a plurality of chord touch regions configured in a...
US-D721,338 Thermal device
US-D721,331 Electronic device
US-8,935,718 Advertising management method and system
System and method for managing distribution of content such as television programs to portable multi-media devices which are capable of using such content and...
US-8,935,671 Debugging a graphics application executing on a target device
Debugging a graphics application executing on a target device. The graphics application may execute CPU instructions to generate graphics commands to graphics...
US-8,935,539 System and method for revising boolean and arithmetic operations
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, computer readable media and special purpose processors for obfuscating code. The method includes extracting an operation...
US-8,935,459 Heuristics for programming data in a non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for heuristics associated with programming data in a non-volatile memory ("NVM"). One or more applications can generate...
US-8,935,398 Access control in client-server systems
A telecommunications network and a method of operating the same. The network is shared by two or more organizations, the network including at least a server and...
US-8,935,340 Interactive communications system
An interactive system and method for controlling access to a plurality of communications sessions involving a plurality of users including controlling access to...
US-8,935,335 Stationery for electronic messaging
Stationery templates for electronic messages are provided in an electronic messaging system. For one embodiment, a user can select from a list of categories and...
US-8,935,217 Digital asset validation prior to submission for network-based distribution
A system and method for submission of digital assets to a digital asset submission system are disclosed. The digital asset submission system can manage...
US-8,935,167 Exemplar-based latent perceptual modeling for automatic speech recognition
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media related to selecting observation-specific training data (also referred to as "observation-specific exemplars")...
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