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Bezel gap antennas
Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
Previewing effects applicable to digital media content
Systems and apparatus are described to perform methods including receiving input to apply attributes that represent modifications to appearance of content of...
Removable ear tip for earphone
An earphone or a removable component for use with an earphone are disclosed. As an example, the removable component can be an ear tip. According to one aspect,...
Automatic and dynamic noise cancellation for microphone-speaker
An audio host device has a headset electrical interface in which a reference contact is shared by a microphone and a speaker. A variable or programmable gain...
Channel estimation method and system for inter-carrier
interference-limited wireless communication network
A method and system for wireless communication channel estimation. A frequency offset hypothesis is determined. An interchannel interference ("ICI") matrix...
Dynamic dithering for video compression
A method and device for dithering video from a decoder. The method and device provide: selecting a segment of video frames from the video; computing a noise map...
Optimized selection of memory chips in multi-chips memory devices
A method includes accepting a definition of a type of multi-unit memory device (28) including a set of memory units (24), each having a respective nominal...
Video encoding in a video conference
Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing multi-participant video conferences. This architecture has a central distributor that receives video...
Batching graphics operations with time stamp tracking
A method and an apparatus for updating graphics resource usage according to a stream of graphics commands atomically submitted to a graphics processing unit...
Continuous random access points
Techniques for providing a refresh of a scene are disclosed. In some embodiments, a scene is divided into a plurality of fragments, and successive fragments...
Irregular input identification
Techniques for identifying irregular objects in contact with, or in close proximity to, a touch-surface are described. An irregularity measure is determined...
Dual-band cavity-backed antenna for integrated desktop computer
An electronic device may have a housing with conductive housing walls. A dielectric antenna window may be formed in an opening in one of the conductive housing...
Antennas for electronic devices with conductive housing
An electronic device may be provided with a conductive housing. The conductive housing may be formed from a metal. Slots may be formed in the housing. The slots...
Electronic device antenna
Antennas for electronic devices such as portable computers are provided. An antenna may have a dipole structure in which one antenna element serves as a...
Battery charging system for mobile and accessory device
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed at a method and system for recharging batteries for wireless electronic devices. According to one...
System and method to generate and manipulate string-instrument chord grids
in a digital audio workstation
A system and method that enables a user to generate and manipulate string-instrument chord grids in a digital audio workstation. The system and method for...
Method for creating a beat-synchronized media mix
Methods for beat synchronization between media assets are described. In one embodiment, beat synchronized media mixes can be automatically created. By way of...
Low profile plug receptacle
A low profile receptacle plug receptacle is disclosed. The low profile plug receptacle which may have a housing with a partially circular opening that is...
Remote access to layer and 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...
Supplying remaining available current to port in excess of bus standard
Methods and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the amount of power (or current) distributed to one or more connected devices via electrical interfaces. In one...
Data flow control within and between DMA channels
In one embodiment, a direct memory access (DMA) controller comprises a transmit circuit and a data flow control circuit coupled to the transmit circuit. The...
System connections and user interfaces
This description relates to methods and systems for providing a connection from a first system to another system using a server. In one embodiment, a method...
A method, apparatus, and system for performing image sharing. A first computer is coupled to an external device capable of acquiring data. A second computer is...
Automated determination of applicability and value of discounts for a
A method for automatically determining applicability and value of any discounts for a purchase order from a client computer, the determinations being made by...
Automated benchmarking of software performance
Methods for automated benchmarking of views of one or more windows of an application. The methods analyzes content of a window to benchmark views in the window...
Single user input mechanism for controlling electronic device operations
A unique input mechanism for controlling several operations of an electronic device is provided. Using the unique input mechanism, which may be the single input...
Outgoing telephone call indication
A mobile phone has a mobile phone housing in which are integrated an actuator and a telephone module. The actuator can vibrate the housing to give a haptic or...
Creation and management of voicemail greetings for mobile communication
Methods, graphical user interfaces and devices for creation and management of voicemail greetings are disclosed. A user of a mobile communication device can...
Capturing and inserting closed captioning data in digital video
Some embodiments of the invention provide a novel method for processing a high definition ("HD") digital video that includes video data and closed captioning...
Compact housing for portable electronic device with internal speaker
Improved approaches for providing a speaker within a housing of a portable electronic device are disclosed. The housing of the portable electronic device can be...
Earphone with removable component
An earphone or a removable component for use with an earphone are disclosed. As an example, the removable component can be a cap, filter or cover. According to...
Method and apparatus for controlling volume
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for controlling the volume of an audio track. This method represents the volume of an audio track with a...
Antenna selection for MIMO decoding
A MIMO decoder is configured to obtain a channel matrix and generate a Hermitian transpose of the channel matrix. A product of the Hermitian transpose of the...
Communication apparatus and communication method
A communication apparatus including multiplexed data receiving unit that receives multiplexed data including at least audio data, an extracting unit that...
Routing table build algorithm for a routing table that uses a search key
constructed from packet destination...
A method is described that involves, in view of a first default entry for a first subnet that is reachable through a first network service, where the first...
Apparatus and methods for transmission of emergency call data over
Methods and apparatus for providing useful data in association with a high-priority call such as an emergency call. In one embodiment, the data comprises a data...
Methods and apparatus for network capacity enhancement for wireless device
Methods and apparatus for enhancing network capacity in a network comprising multiple wireless communication that overlap at least partly in frequency spectrum....
Systems and methods for cover assembly retention of a portable electronic
This is directed to systems and methods for cover assembly retention of a portable electronic device. In some embodiments, a cover assembly and/or housing of an...
Handheld computing device
A handheld computing device and handheld music player are disclosed. The handheld computing device includes a seamless enclosure formed from an extruded tube....
Dual voltage hot swap module power control
A module hot swap circuit includes a low voltage-drop rectifier adapted to receive either positive or negative voltages of different absolute values. The...
Antennas and antenna carrier structures for electronic devices
Antenna support structures and antennas are provided for wireless electronic devices such as portable electronic devices. Antenna resonating elements may be...
Accessory device for peek mode
A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a...
Active enclosure for computing device
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device...
Method and apparatus for attaching a flex circuit to a printed circuit
Methods and systems for bonding a flex circuit to a printed circuit board (PCB) using an anisotropic conductive film (ACF) bonding process are disclosed....
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Method and system for dynamically populating groups in a developer
Improved techniques for automatic (or dynamic) updating (or maintaining) of file groups in a developer environment that stores and executes files are disclosed....