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US-8,269,780 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...
US-8,269,763 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...
US-8,269,727 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...
US-8,269,677 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...
US-8,269,675 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...
US-8,269,674 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-8,269,453 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...
US-8,269,094 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...
US-8,269,093 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...
US-8,267,727 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...
US-D667,462 Electronic device
US-D667,461 Electronic device
US-D667,404 Electronic device
US-D667,387 Media device
US-8,266,538 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...
US-8,266,456 Supplying remaining available current to port in excess of bus standard limit
Methods and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the amount of power (or current) distributed to one or more connected devices via electrical interfaces. In one...
US-8,266,338 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...
US-8,266,323 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...
US-8,266,241 Image sharing
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...
US-8,265,991 Automated determination of applicability and value of discounts for a purchase order
A method for automatically determining applicability and value of any discounts for a purchase order from a client computer, the determinations being made by...
US-8,265,905 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...
US-8,265,709 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...
US-8,265,708 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...
US-8,265,603 Creation and management of voicemail greetings for mobile communication devices
Methods, graphical user interfaces and devices for creation and management of voicemail greetings are disclosed. A user of a mobile communication device can...
US-8,265,450 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...
US-8,265,329 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...
US-8,265,323 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...
US-8,265,300 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...
US-8,265,212 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...
US-8,265,097 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...
US-8,265,078 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...
US-8,265,022 Apparatus and methods for transmission of emergency call data over wireless networks
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...
US-8,265,017 Methods and apparatus for network capacity enhancement for wireless device coexistence
Methods and apparatus for enhancing network capacity in a network comprising multiple wireless communication that overlap at least partly in frequency spectrum....
US-8,264,837 Systems and methods for cover assembly retention of a portable electronic device
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...
US-8,264,820 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....
US-8,264,805 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...
US-8,264,412 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...
US-8,264,310 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...
US-8,264,167 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...
US-8,263,872 Method and apparatus for attaching a flex circuit to a printed circuit board
Methods and systems for bonding a flex circuit to a printed circuit board (PCB) using an anisotropic conductive film (ACF) bonding process are disclosed....
US-D667,019 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-8,261,246 Method and system for dynamically populating groups in a developer environment
Improved techniques for automatic (or dynamic) updating (or maintaining) of file groups in a developer environment that stores and executes files are disclosed....
US-8,261,209 Updating content display based on cursor position
A computer-implemented method can include displaying a display region, on a display device associated with a computer system, corresponding to a container at a...
US-8,261,197 Methods and systems for managing to do items or notes or electronic messages
Methods and systems for managing To do items and/or notes and/or emails (or other electronic messages) are described. On exemplary method includes receiving an...
US-8,261,191 Multi-point representation
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method that presents a preview of a set of images in a graphical user interface (GUI) of a device. To generate the...
US-8,261,186 Methods for efficient cluster analysis
Some embodiments provide a method for defining structure for an unstructured document that includes a number of primitive elements that are defined in terms of...
US-8,261,159 Data scrambling schemes for memory devices
A method for data storage includes defining a set of scrambling sequences, each sequence including bits in respective bit positions having bit values, such that...
US-8,261,026 Application cache population from peer application
Improved approaches to manage cache data for applications operating in a data center environment are disclosed. Data requests incoming over a network are able...
US-8,260,877 Variant streams for real-time or near real-time streaming to provide failover protection
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-8,260,640 Systems and methods for providing context-based movie information
Systems and methods are provided for generating context-based movie information. For example, a movie application on an electronic device can obtain show times...
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