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US-8,576,762 Power management of a radio data transceiver
Methods and apparatuses for operating a wireless mobile station configured to communicate with a wireless access point are described. A sleep state may be...
US-8,576,753 System and method for wireless relay frame structure, protocol, and operation
A relay station is provided for use in a wireless communication system. The wireless communication system includes a plurality of base stations communicatively...
US-8,576,569 Electronic devices having multi-purpose cowlings and co-axial cable grounding and fixture brackets
Retention structures are provided to guide and secure a co-axial cable from an upper portion to a lower portion of a logic board having a bend region. In one...
US-8,576,561 Handheld device enclosure
This is directed to an electronic device enclosure. The enclosure includes an outer periphery member forming an outer surface of a device, and to which an...
US-8,576,256 Dynamic backlight adaptation for video images with black bars
Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system calculates a brightness metric associated with...
US-8,576,247 Method and apparatus for adjusting pixel values
The described embodiments comprise a system that adjusts pixel values to produce visual effects in a frame to be displayed. During operation, the system...
US-8,576,199 Computer control systems
Methods for controlling computers using touch input devices such as touch screens and touch pads are disclosed. These methods include several tactile features...
US-8,576,193 Brick layout and stackup for a touch screen
A touch sensor panel is disclosed having an array of co-planar single-layer touch sensors fabricated on a single side of a substrate. The sense (or drive) lines...
US-8,576,177 Typing with a touch sensor
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a ...
US-8,576,161 Driving an OLED display structure integrated with a touch sensor configuration
Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment, a method is provided of driving an OLED display structure integrated with a touch sensor configuration.
US-8,576,136 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...
US-8,576,034 Alignment and connection for devices
A plug or connector including a coded magnet and an electrical contact. As the plug approaches a corresponding port, the coded magnet interacts with a magnet...
US-8,576,031 Consumer product system
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...
US-8,576,014 System and method for selecting optimum local oscillator discipline source
A device is provided having a local oscillator (LO) configured to generate a first signal having timing information, frequency information, phase information or...
US-8,575,917 Multirange load detection circuitry
Load detection circuitry is provided that may be used to monitor an output line. The load detection circuitry may include one or more current sensing resistors....
US-8,575,896 Parallel battery architecture with shared bidirectional converter
Some embodiments provide a system that provides a power source. The power source includes a set of cells and a main power bus configured to connect the set of...
US-8,575,865 Temperature based white point control in backlights
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for maintaining a target white point on a light emitting diode based backlight. In one embodiment, the backlight may...
US-8,575,490 Spacer for use in a flat cable
This is directed to a cable for use with an electronic device. The cable can be substantially flat, such that all of the conductive wires of the cable are...
US-8,574,321 Battery assembly method comprising a separate battery connector and a flex circuit for use in an electronic device
A battery assembly for use in an electronic device. The battery assembly may include a battery cell, a battery connector for providing power from the battery...
US-8,573,995 Dual orientation connector with external contacts and conductive frame
A dual orientation connector having a connector tab with first and second major opposing sides and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the connector...
US-8,573,984 Touch sensor back plane ground connection
Touch sensor panels can use touch sensors to detect the presence and location of a touch event. In order for the touch sensors to function reliably, the back...
US-8,573,911 Floating fasteners
One or more fastenings can be used to fasten components together, such as housing components on a computing device. Each fastening can include a first opening...
US-8,573,861 Audio jacks with optical and electrical paths
Electronic devices are provided that communicate over cables and other communications paths that include optical and electrical paths. A cable may include wires...
US-8,572,830 Method and apparatus for producing magnetic attachment system
A method and apparatus for producing a magnetic attachment mechanism is described. A method is provided for determining the magnetic field axis of an element...
US-D692,921 Housing for an electronic device
US-D692,910 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D692,881 Electronic device
US-D692,879 Electronic device
US-D692,878 Electronic device with cover
US-D692,876 Portable computer
US-D692,754 Packaging
US-8,572,513 Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position in content at a variable scrubbing rate
A method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes, while providing content with the electronic...
US-8,572,501 Rendering graphical objects based on context
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products and computer readable media, for rendering graphical objects. A context of a user interface...
US-8,572,481 Device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying additional snippet content
An electronic device concurrently displays snippets including a first snippet and a second snippet. The first snippet includes first displayed snippet content...
US-8,572,423 Reducing peak current in memory systems
A memory device includes a plurality of memory cells, a token input interface, a token output interface and control circuitry. The control circuitry is...
US-8,572,421 Adjusting device performance based on processing profiles
Adjusting processor performance based on processing profiles. The method may determine that a process has entered a processing state after an idle state. In...
US-8,572,364 Method and apparatus for booting from a flash memory
Techniques for booting a computing device with a flash memory without knowledge of parametric information of the flash memory are described herein. In one...
US-8,572,335 Copyback optimization for memory system
In a copyback or read operation for a non-volatile memory subsystem, data page change indicators are used to manage transfers of data pages between a register...
US-8,572,311 Redundant data storage in multi-die memory systems
A method for data storage includes, in a memory that includes at least N memory units, each memory unit including memory blocks, defining superblocks, each...
US-8,572,248 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-8,572,215 Remote automated volume mounting
A method and apparatus for remotely and automatically mounting volumes over a network. The invention uses an interface, such as a web browser, to authenticate a...
US-8,572,172 NAT traversal for media conferencing
Methods for establishing a direct peer-to-peer ("P2P") connection between two computers are disclosed. In particular, the methods are designed to work in cases...
US-8,572,069 Semi-automatic index term augmentation in document retrieval
Disclosed are methods and systems for indexing or retrieving materials accessible through computer networks.
US-8,571,583 Tracking area management method and apparatus for long term evolution telecommunication systems
An MME keeps track of network tracking mobility characteristics by periodically updating a TA transition probability matrix derived from a global table that...
US-8,571,502 Adjusting PLL clock source to reduce wireless communication interference
Adjusting a phase locked loop (PLL) clock source to reduce wireless communication (e.g., radio frequency (RF)) interference within a device. The PLL may be...
US-8,571,487 Network status
There are provided systems and methods for providing a network status to facilitate communications. In particular, in some embodiments, a method of operating an...
US-8,571,466 Identifying radio stations of interest based on preference information
Systems and methods are provided for providing recommended radio stations to a user. In particular, an electronic device can compare media from a locally stored...
US-8,571,326 Defining a border for an image
Some embodiments provide a method that provides a display area for displaying an image that includes several of edges. The method provides a border drawing tool...
US-8,571,216 Eliminating plaintext video from external memory
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises a decompressor, an encrypt unit, and an on-chip image buffer coupled to the decompressor and the encrypt unit....
US-8,571,205 Dual-purpose hardware aperture
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system which supports a dual-purpose aperture for an electronic device. This system includes a first...
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