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US-8,578,143 Modifying operating parameters based on device use
Monitoring aging information for multiple devices. Aging information of the devices may be received. Statistics regarding the multiple devices may be determined...
US-8,578,079 Power managed lock optimization
In an embodiment, a timer unit may be provided that may be programmed to a selected time interval, or wakeup interval. A processor may execute a wait for event...
US-8,577,971 Email fetching system and method in a portable electronic device
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for fetching email from an email server to a portable electronic device is disclosed. The...
US-8,577,929 Visual manipulation of database schema
Methods, program products, and systems for visual manipulation of database schema are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a system can display a schema view...
US-8,577,891 Methods for indexing and searching based on language locale
In response to a search query having a search term received from a client, a current language locale is determined. A state machine is built based on the...
US-8,577,633 Gyro zero turn rate offset correction over temperature in a personal mobile device
A personal mobile device housing contains a display screen, a wireless telephony communications transceiver, and a battery charger interface. A temperature...
US-8,577,392 System and method of determining location of wireless communication devices/persons for controlling/adjusting...
One or more relay servers can access first data received from one or more first devices (e.g., a phone, tablet computer, vehicle tracking device, or badge...
US-8,577,370 Performing handoff of a mobile station between different types of wireless network controllers
To perform handoff of a mobile station from a source wireless network controller of one wireless access technology to a target wireless network controller of a...
US-8,577,369 Seamless and vertical call handoff solution architecture
A system, method and apparatus for facilitating handoff of communications with a user device between a first communication network having a first domain...
US-8,577,340 Remote messaging for mobile communication device and accessory
Message notifications to an accessory from a mobile communication device are provided according to some embodiments of the invention. When a message such as a...
US-8,577,321 Methods for selecting antennas to avoid signal bus interference
Electronic devices may have multiple antennas. A first antenna may be located at one end of a device and a second antenna may be located at another end of the...
US-8,577,315 Radio receiver
Operating a radio receiver can include identifying a set of stations that broadcast a radio program using different frequencies or different transmission...
US-8,577,289 Antenna with integrated proximity sensor for proximity-based radio-frequency power control
An electronic device may have a housing in which an antenna is mounted. An antenna window may be mounted in the housing to allow radio-frequency signals to be...
US-8,577,195 Interface accessories 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-8,576,922 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-8,576,870 Access point systems
Wireless local area networks may be established between devices. Each device may include wireless interfaces. A first device may include an infrastructure...
US-8,576,782 Baseband recovery in wireless networks, base transceiver stations, and wireless networking devices
Baseband recovery in wireless networks, base transceiver stations, and wireless networking devices may be implemented to minimize the number of timing symbols...
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...
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