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US-D669,069 Portable display device
US-8,286,198 Application programming interfaces for data parallel computing on multiple processors
A method and an apparatus for a parallel computing program calling APIs (application programming interfaces) in a host processor to perform a data processing...
US-8,286,196 Parallel runtime execution on multiple processors
A method and an apparatus that schedule a plurality of executables in a schedule queue for execution in one or more physical compute devices such as CPUs or...
US-8,286,127 Mirrored file system
Mounting and populating a mirrored version of at least a portion of a file system of a recruiter machine at a volunteer machine performing one or more data...
US-8,286,103 Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image
A device with a touch-sensitive display may be unlocked via gestures performed on the touch-sensitive display. The device is unlocked if contact with the...
US-8,286,081 Editing and saving key-indexed geometries in media editing applications
Some embodiment provide media editing applications that include libraries that (i) provide presets (i.e., predefined operations and/or predefined attribute...
US-8,285,989 Establishing a secured communication session
The present invention relates to a method for establishing a secured communication session in a communication system between a user using an untrusted device...
US-8,285,949 Secure software installation
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods and systems for securely installing software on a computing device, such as a mobile device. In one...
US-8,285,947 Store hit load predictor
In one embodiment, a processor implements a store hit load predictor. The store hit load predictor is configured to monitor fetched ops in the processor, and is...
US-8,285,937 Fused store exclusive/memory barrier operation
In an embodiment, a processor may be configured to detect a store exclusive operation followed by a memory barrier operation in a speculative instruction stream...
US-8,285,901 Communication between an accessory and a media player using an extended interface lingo
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-8,285,860 Efficient service discovery for peer-to-peer networking devices
Techniques for discovering and/or advertising services are described herein. A first bitmask is received from a remote device over a wireless network, the first...
US-8,285,851 Pairing a media server and a media client
A system for use in presenting media content includes a media server configured to provide media content and a media client configured to obtain the media...
US-8,285,499 Event recognition
A method executes software including a view hierarchy with a plurality of views which displays one or more views of the view hierarchy. The method executes...
US-8,285,208 Systems and methods for noise cancellation and power management in a wireless headset
This includes systems and methods for noise cancellation and power management in a wireless headset. The wireless headset can perform noise cancellation by...
US-8,284,792 Buffer minimization in interface controller
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises serializer/deserializer (SERDES) circuits. Each SERDES circuit is configured to transmit data on a respective lane to...
US-8,284,750 Radio telecommunications system and method of operating the same with polling
An apparatus or method for transmitting data blocks on a communications channel having a radio link between two stations including a user equipment comprises...
US-8,284,748 Ad hoc formation and tracking of location-sharing groups
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for forming and tracking a location-sharing group are disclosed. The location-sharing group can be performed ad...
US-8,284,721 Methods and apparatus for antenna isolation-dependent coexistence in wireless systems
Methods and apparatus for selectively switching one or more antennas in a multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) antenna array so as to mitigate interference...
US-8,284,546 Battery connector structures for electronic devices
A portable computer is provided that has a housing. A removable battery may provide power to the portable computer. A connector on the battery may mate with a...
US-8,284,271 Chroma noise reduction for cameras
A system, apparatus, computer readable medium, and method for noise reduction in image capturing devices involving an edge-preserving blur window is disclosed....
US-8,284,205 Methods and apparatuses for load balancing between multiple processing units
Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to dynamically redistribute computational processes in a system that includes a plurality of processing units...
US-8,284,170 Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for moving on-screen objects without using a cursor
An electronic device with a touch screen display: detects a single finger contact on the touch screen display; creates a touch area that corresponds to the...
US-8,282,261 White point adjustment for multicolor keyboard backlight
There are provided systems, devices and methods for operating a light source to match a white point of ambient light. In one embodiment, a light control system...
US-8,282,002 Multi-barcode scan process
Scanning multiple barcodes, storing different code types, in a single scanning operation and automatically recording the data derived from the barcodes. The...
US-D668,674 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D668,672 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D668,666 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-8,281,244 User interface for media playback
A graphical user interface made up of icons representing individual files and collectively forming the shape of a spiral is described along with methods of...
US-8,281,065 Systems and methods for determining the status of memory locations in a non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are provided for storing data in a portion of a non-volatile memory ("NVM") such that the status of the NVM portion can be determined with...
US-8,280,991 Method and apparatus for detecting incorrect responses to network queries
A system that determines if a DNS server suffers from a particular known functional limitation. During operation, the system sends an exploratory query to the...
US-8,280,863 Real-time or near real-time streaming with compressed playlists
Methods and apparatuses provide real-time or near real-time streaming of content using transfer protocols such as an HTTP compliant protocol. In one embodiment,...
US-8,280,770 Method and apparatus for selling subscriptions to periodicals in a retail environment
A system comprises a point-of-sale (POS) terminal, a POS controller, a retail subscription system. The POS terminal allows a cashier to enter subscription sales...
US-8,280,465 Wireless adapter for interfacing between an accessory and a device
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide compatibility among incompatible accessories and portable media players. One example provides an adapter having a...
US-8,280,416 Method and system for distributing data to mobile devices
Embodiments of the disclosure are concerned with a method and a system for distributing mobile applications, in particular to aspects of receiving, processing...
US-8,280,171 Tools for selecting a section of interest within an image
Some embodiments provide a method that provides a display area for displaying an image. Some embodiments provide a tool that when activated generates a...
US-8,280,093 Deformable ear tip for earphone and method therefor
A removable component for use with an earphone is disclosed. As an example, the removable component can be an ear tip. According to one aspect, an improved ear...
US-8,280,038 Microphone line based detection of headset plug removal
Embodiments of the invention include methods, apparatus, systems and means for distinguishing between microphone line signals resulting from: actuation of a...
US-8,279,978 Pilot signal in an FDMA communication system
A method for receiving a pilot symbol in a receiver is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes removing a cyclic prefix from a received sequence to...
US-8,279,836 Soft handoff in OFDMA system
Soft handoff in an OFDMA system is disclosed. If the pilot signal strength for a base station exceeds the defined threshold, the base station is added to an...
US-8,279,625 Printed circuit board radio-frequency shielding structures
Electrical components such as integrated circuits may be mounted on a printed circuit board. To prevent the electrical components from being subjected to...
US-8,279,588 Self capturing and keyed mobile device button
A housing of an electronic device encloses and supports at least one operational component and includes at least one opening sized to accommodate a mechanical...
US-8,279,180 Multipoint touch surface controller
A multipoint touch surface controller is disclosed herein. The controller includes an integrated circuit including output circuitry for driving a capacitive...
US-8,279,176 Mouse with improved input mechanisms using touch sensors
A mouse having improved input methods and mechanisms is disclosed. The mouse is configured with touch sensing areas capable of generating input signals. The...
US-8,278,948 Mechanisms for detecting tampering of an electronic device
An electronic device has a chassis, and a printed wiring board (PWB) having a hole. A fastener is installed in the hole thereby securing the PWB to the chassis....
US-D668,263 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D668,143 Electronic device and packaging therefor
US-8,276,164 Data parallel computing on multiple processors
A method and an apparatus that allocate one or more physical compute devices such as CPUs or GPUs attached to a host processing unit running an application for...
US-8,276,098 Interactive image thumbnails
A computer-implemented method includes displaying, within a user interface, a view pane having a vertical direction and a horizontal direction, displaying,...
US-8,276,076 Methods and apparatus for visualizing a media library
Visualizing and exploring a music library using metadata, such as genre, sub-genre, artist, and year, is provided. Geometric shapes, such as disks or...
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