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US-D669,915 Electronic device
US-D669,914 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D669,906 Display screen portion with animated graphical user interface
US-RE43,780 Plug connector
A connector including a first connector element and a second connector element that are coupled into a single unit, in which the first connector element has an...
US-8,296,833 System connections and user interfaces
This disclosure relates to methods and systems to allow, in one embodiment, automatic access from one system to other systems which include an operating system...
US-8,296,776 Efficient mechanism for terminating applications
An efficient mechanism for terminating applications of a data processing system is described herein. In one embodiment, in response to a request for exiting...
US-8,296,677 Content abstraction presentation along a multidimensional path
Content abstractions are emerged in to an ingress terminus of a multidimensional path and depth transitioned through the multidimensional path to an egress...
US-8,296,656 Media manager with integrated browsers
Methods and systems that improve the way media is played, sorted, modified, stored and cataloged are disclosed. One aspect relates to a browse window that...
US-8,296,558 Method and apparatus for securing communication between a mobile node and a network
In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a method and apparatus is presented for securely negotiating a session key between a mobile node and...
US-8,296,383 Electronic devices with voice command and contextual data processing capabilities
An electronic device may capture a voice command from a user. The electronic device may store contextual information about the state of the electronic device...
US-8,296,348 Encoding and decoding data arrays
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method of performing a Discrete Cosine Transform ("DCT") encoding or decoding coefficients of a data array by (1)...
US-8,296,332 Visual manipulation of database schema
Methods, program products, and systems for visual manipulation of database schema are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a system can display a schema view...
US-8,296,282 Creation of a virtual community
In order to facilitate creation of a community without member-specific registration, one or more sibling identifiers with corresponding units to be distributed...
US-8,295,778 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-8,295,711 Frequency-agile infrared receiver
An infrared receiver is provided that may include an infrared sensor, a band-pass filter, and a processor. The processor may be configured to transmit a...
US-8,295,682 Selecting previously-selected segments of a signal
Techniques and interface controls are described which allow users of signal editing applications to easily select previously-selected segments of the signal. As...
US-8,295,610 Feature scaling for face detection
A feature used in face detection can be applied to an image portion and can be scaled to fit differently sized image areas. If a feature is positioned with...
US-8,295,395 Methods and apparatus for partial interference reduction within wireless networks
Methods and apparatus that enable one or more wireless networks to minimize inter-cellular interference (ICI) at a receiver. In one embodiment, the network...
US-8,295,376 Method of estimating the symbols of a digital signal and receiver for implementing said method
The invention relates to a method of estimating symbols carried by a digital signal that is received by a receiver over a communication channel (5), said...
US-8,295,343 Video bit rate control method
This invention is directed to a video bit rate control method for encoding a video sequence based on a decoder buffer condition and a group of picture (GOP)...
US-8,295,302 Methods and apparatus for ensuring compatibility on a high performance serial bus
A data communications system is disclosed having at least one Legacy cloud coupled to at least one Beta cloud. The system further having at least one BOSS node...
US-8,295,184 Wireless connection control
Controlling a wireless connection of a mobile wireless communication device to a wireless communication network. When the mobile wireless communication device...
US-8,295,040 Cooling arrangement for small form factor desktop computer
A small form factor desktop computing device having a suitable internal cooling arrangement is disclosed. The device can be formed of a single piece seamless...
US-8,294,865 Common bus design for a TFT-LCD display
Embodiments of the present invention provide for a FFS TFT LCD with a high refresh rate without limiting the aperture of individual pixels. More specifically,...
US-8,294,850 LCD panel having improved response
A liquid crystal display (LCD) having a liquid crystal layer is provided. In one embodiment, the liquid crystal layer includes a nematic liquid crystal material...
US-8,294,823 Video communication systems and methods
An image of a background is stored and thereafter removed from a video stream. Substitute background video data is merged into the video stream and provided to...
US-8,294,781 System and method for sharpening image data
Various techniques relating to image sharpening are provided. In one embodiment, a luminance image is obtained based upon image data acquired by an image...
US-8,294,766 Generating a three-dimensional model using a portable electronic device recording
Systems and methods are providing for navigating a three-dimensional model using deterministic movement of an electronic device. An electronic device can load...
US-8,294,730 Anti-aliasing of a graphical object
A method for rendering graphical data is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes rendering an aliased version of one or more polygons and sampling one...
US-8,294,675 Touchpad and pick button assembly
A touchpad assembly for use in an electronic device is provided. The touchpad assembly may include a touchpad frame operative to be placed within an opening in...
US-8,294,659 Secondary backlight indicator for portable media devices
Systems and methods are provided for displaying icons directly on a display, such as an LCD, regardless of whether the display is ON. When the display is ON, a...
US-8,294,647 LCD pixel design varying by color
A liquid crystal display (LCD) having a plurality of pixels is provided. In one embodiment, the pixels of the LCD each include common and pixel electrodes...
US-8,294,482 Systems and methods for testing a peripheral interfacing with a processor according to a high-speed serial...
Systems and methods for testing a peripheral in accordance with a high-speed serial interface protocol are provided. A test system can test a peripheral by...
US-8,294,047 Selective input signal rejection and modification
This is related to user input devices that accept complex user input including a combination of touch and push (or pick) input. The invention provides for...
US-8,292,664 Internal edge connector
Edge connectors to connect a daughter or optional board to an edge of a main or motherboard. These connectors may have a low profile or height to save space in...
US-8,292,663 Audio plug with cosmetic hard shell
Apparatus, systems and methods for assembling an audio plug with a cosmetic hard shell are provided. A plug may be coupled to a cable. An inner member may be...
US-D669,477 Docking station
US-D669,468 Portable display device
US-D669,452 Remote control
US-8,291,480 Trusting an unverified code image in a computing device
A method and an apparatus for configuring a key stored within a secure storage area (e.g., ROM) of a device including one of enabling and disabling the key...
US-8,291,440 Providing a proxy view for an application in a window manager
A window manager process hosts proxy window objects created by an application in a window manager display structure. A process in a device creates a local proxy...
US-8,291,395 Fast function call dispatching
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for locating a function call site in a code segment of a running application, the code segment...
US-8,291,346 3D remote control system employing absolute and relative position detection
The present invention can include three-dimensional remote control systems that can detect an absolute location to which a remote control is pointing in first...
US-8,291,344 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-8,291,332 Layer for accessing user interface elements
A user-activatable dashboard (also referred to as a unified interest layer) contains any number of user interface elements, referred to herein as "widgets," for...
US-8,291,320 Graphical user interface for browsing, searching and presenting media items
Improved graphical user interfaces suitable for reviewing, browsing, previewing and/or purchasing media items are disclosed. The graphical user interfaces are...
US-8,291,241 Low power peer detection circuit
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting the connection of a FireWire peer to a FireWire device. In one embodiment, a device may determine whether a peer...
US-8,291,166 Caching performance optimization
A method for managing data storage is described. The method includes receiving data from an external host at a peripheral storage device, detecting a file...
US-8,290,908 Synchronization server process
Processing data synchronization sessions includes processing a request to initiate a synchronization session from one or more clients to update one or more data...
US-8,290,546 Audio jack with included microphone
A connector for receiving a cylindrical plug includes a body defining a plug aperture and a cavity for receiving the cylindrical plug. A plurality of electrical...
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