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US-8,963,311 PoP structure with electrically insulating material between packages
A PoP (package-on-package) package includes a bottom package coupled to a top package. Terminals on the top of the bottom package are coupled to terminals on...
US-8,963,036 Capacitive dome switch
This is directed to a dome switch that includes a capacitive sensor. A dome switch can include a dome operative to deform to provide tactile feedback to a user....
US-8,963,033 Cam-action anti-roll button
A cam-action anti-rolling mechanism for buttons is described herein. One embodiment may take the form of a button having a body with a slot extending...
US-8,961,231 Retention mechanisms for electrical connectors
An improved electrical connector retainer employs a shell having a cavity. A pair of mated electrical connectors are received within the cavity and at least a...
US-8,961,091 Fastener made of bulk amorphous alloy
Embodiments relates to a fastener having a head portion and an interlock portion comprising a bulk solidifying amorphous alloy comprising a metal alloy. The...
US-8,960,818 Compact ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies. The ejectable component assembly may include a tray that can be loaded with one or more...
US-8,959,605 System and method for asset lease management
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for asset lease management. The system receives, from a client device...
US-8,959,578 Techniques for project lifecycle staged-based access control
Techniques for project lifecycle staged-based access control are provided. Access control rights are defined for a stage of a project's lifecycle. As requestors...
US-8,959,575 Control of communication ports of computing devices using policy-based decisions
In a computing system environment, an arrangement of computing devices includes multiple layers behind a content flow director, such as an L4 switch in a web...
US-8,959,410 Methods and systems for HARQ protocols
Methods described herein are for wireless communication systems. One aspect of the invention is directed to a method for a HARQ process, in which the HARQ...
US-8,959,369 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events
In an embodiment, a power management unit (PMU) may automatically transition (in hardware) the performance states of one or more performance domains in a...
US-8,959,368 Automatic power-off of bluetooth device from linked device
Methods and systems for powering-off a Bluetooth device from a linked device are provided. A device can transmit a Bluetooth signal to a linked device to...
US-8,959,320 Preventing update training of first predictor with mismatching second predictor for branch instructions with...
A system and method for efficient branch prediction. A processor includes two branch predictors. A first branch predictor generates branch prediction data, such...
US-8,959,316 Actual instruction and actual-fault instructions for processing vectors
The described embodiments include a processor that executes a vector instruction. The processor starts by receiving a vector instruction that optionally...
US-8,959,270 Interrupt distribution scheme
In one embodiment, an interrupt controller may implement an interrupt distribution scheme for distributing interrupts among multiple processors. The scheme may...
US-8,959,263 Maintaining I/O priority and I/O sorting
Multiple variants of a data processing system, which maintains I/O priority from the time a process makes an I/O request until the hardware services that...
US-8,959,213 Daemon process determination of idle time of network activity at network interface
Network activity of a client device that is coupled to a data network is monitored, to detect network activity idle time. Based upon detecting the idle time, an...
US-8,959,187 Method and system for proximity-based information retrieval and exchange in ad hoc networks
A network has clients and a server. The clients can discover and be discovered by each other. Discovery includes emitting requests to and acquiring identifying...
US-8,959,176 Streaming common media content to multiple devices
Systems and associated methods for providing a plurality of devices the same media content. A plurality of requests for media content may be received where each...
US-8,959,116 Storage of a document using multiple representations
Some embodiments provide a method for storing a document. The method stores a content stream representation of the document that includes an ordered stream of...
US-8,959,013 Virtual keyboard for a non-tactile three dimensional user interface
A method, including presenting, by a computer system executing a non-tactile three dimensional user interface, a virtual keyboard on a display, the virtual...
US-8,958,896 Dynamic routing of audio among multiple audio devices
A routing screen is presented on an electronic device by a user interface application in response to receiving a notification that an external audio device is...
US-8,958,799 Wireless device based inter radio access technology handover initiation
User Equipment (UE) based forced inter radio access technology (iRAT) handover. A connection to a network may be established via a first cell operating...
US-8,958,777 Caller switching during an active voice call
Automatic caller switching in a cellular voice call. A first voice call may be initiated between a first wireless user equipment (UE) device and a second UE via...
US-8,958,760 Dynamic transmit configurations in devices with multiple antennas
Electronic devices may have multiple wireless integrated circuits such as a pair of baseband processor integrated circuits and may have multiple antennas such...
US-8,958,658 Image tone adjustment using local tone curve computation
Image tone adjustment using local tone curve computation may be utilized to adjust luminance ranges for images. Image tone adjustment using local tone curve...
US-8,958,638 Method and system for multi-stage auto-enhancement of photographs
Some embodiments of the image editing and organizing application described herein provide a multi-stage automatic enhancement process. The process takes an...
US-8,958,559 System and method for secure instant messaging
A system and method for secure instant messaging are described. For example, in one embodiment, a first user identifies a second user for an instant messaging...
US-8,958,481 Method and system for video encoding and decoding
Methods and systems are provided for encoding and decoding a video stream. Each picture in a video stream can be divided into slices, each of which contains a...
US-8,958,391 Sending an identifier of a wireless local area network to enable handoff of a mobile station to the wireless...
In a wireless communications network, the presence of a wireless local area network in a cell segment is determined. An identifier of the wireless local area...
US-8,958,300 Quality of service control in multiple hop wireless communication environments
One or more relay stations may be employed along a wireless communication access path between an ingress station and an egress station. A logical communication...
US-8,958,028 Protective film patterning
The patterning of objects (e.g., protective poly-films, heat-spreaders, and other components placed proximate to the backlight of an LCD) with multiple beads or...
US-8,958,014 Capturing media in synchronized fashion
Techniques for synchronizing audio and video content for presentation to a user at a same rate are provided. Streams of content from two or more sources of...
US-8,958,004 Camera-based orientation fix from portrait to landscape
A portable electronic device includes a camera and a display switchable between a portrait mode and a landscape mode in response to an inertial sensor. When it...
US-8,957,944 Positional sensor-assisted motion filtering for panoramic photography
This disclosure pertains to devices, methods, and computer readable media for perforating positional sensor-assisted panoramic photography techniques in...
US-8,957,906 Subbuffer objects
A method and an apparatus for a parallel computing program using subbuffers to perform a data processing task in parallel among heterogeneous compute units are...
US-8,957,874 Touch sensor panel design
A touch sensor panel including a plurality of drive lines crossing a plurality of sense lines, forming an array, is disclosed. The plurality of drive lines and...
US-8,957,865 Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating a user interface object
In some embodiments, an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface displays a user interface object. The device detects a first contact and...
US-8,957,835 Head-mounted display apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device with display
Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable...
US-8,957,577 Integrated thermal spreading
Techniques are provided for removing thermal gradients from an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display. In one embodiment, an OLED display device includes a...
US-8,957,337 Rigid keyboard mechanism
A keyboard for an electronic device, including a switch plate configured to be in communication with the electronic device, a key cap movably supported above...
US-8,957,296 Chord training and assessment systems
The invention relates to systems, methods, and apparatus for assessing a musical performance of a chord, a chord series, or a chord progression. The performance...
US-8,956,784 Reduced-weight fuel cell plate with corrosion resistant coating
The disclosed embodiments provide a fuel cell plate. The fuel cell plate includes a substrate of electrically conductive material and a first outer layer of...
US-8,956,718 Transparent conductor thin film formation
Substantially transparent conductor layers in touch sensing systems may be formed by forming a barrier layer between an organic layer and a substantially...
US-8,956,290 Lifestyle companion system
Methods and systems for providing a lifestyle companion system are provided. The lifestyle companion system can provide a platform to conduct a user interview....
US-8,956,036 Method and apparatus for backlighting a device
A light guide panel is disclosed. The panel comprises a plate for dispersing light and at least one light-emitting diode (LED) coupled to the plate for...
US-D722,607 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-8,954,871 User-centric widgets and dashboards
User-centric widgets and dashboards are automatically modified to reflect a user's goals and needs.
US-8,954,847 Displays of user select icons with an axes-based multimedia interface
A method of displaying an on-screen graphical user interface, the method comprising providing a plurality of user-selectable icons, and a plurality of content...
US-8,954,837 Context sensitive delimiter insertion when adding references
Context sensitive delimiter insertion when adding references is disclosed. In some embodiments, a plurality of indications of selections of a cell or cell range...
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