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US-8,237,506 Doherty amplifier and method for operation thereof
An amplifier having a Doherty-type architecture and a method for operation thereof are provided. The amplifier comprises a main amplifier path comprising a main...
US-8,237,386 Methods and apparatuses for operating a data processing system
Methods and apparatuses to manage working states of a data processing system. At least one embodiment of the present invention includes a data processing system...
US-8,235,756 Low profile plugs
Apparatus, systems, and methods for assembling a plug with a low profile for use with an electronic device are provided. In some embodiments, a 4-pin plug may...
US-8,235,724 Dynamically adaptive scheduling 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-D664,995 Electronic device
US-D664,994 Housing for an electronic device
US-8,234,692 System and method for processing an upload of a program with export compliance information
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for processing a program with export compliance information, the method including in a...
US-8,234,572 Remote access to advanced playlist features of a media player
A media player can have advanced-playlist creation capabilities such as the ability to automatically generate a playlist around a "seed" song selected by a...
US-8,234,564 Transforms and animations of web-based content
Embodiments of the present invention provide a way to perform transforms and animations using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). CSS may be used to define colors,...
US-8,234,558 Adaptive artwork for bandwidth- and/or memory-limited devices
Methods and apparatuses for adaptive presentation of graphical representations.
US-8,234,545 Data storage with incremental redundancy
A method for operating a memory includes encoding input data with an Error Correction Code (ECC) to produce input encoded data including first and second...
US-8,234,512 Motion sensor data processing using various power management modes
Systems and methods for processing motion sensor data using various power management modes of an electronic device are provided. Power may be provided to a...
US-8,234,392 Methods and apparatuses for providing a hardware accelerated web engine
Methods and apparatuses for providing hardware acceleration of a web browser are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of operating a web browser on a computer...
US-8,234,245 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
US-8,233,950 Wireless portable device with reduced RF signal interference
A handheld device may include one or more antennas and a connector both disposed at a base of the handheld device. The connector may have a shell comprising a...
US-8,233,789 Dynamic exposure metering based on face detection
A system, computer readable medium, and method for dynamically setting a camera's exposure parameters based on face detection are disclosed. When taking a...
US-8,233,535 Region-based processing of predicted pixels
A method for decoding a compressed video data sequence containing one or more coded pixel blocks The compressed video sequence is buffered. Prediction...
US-8,233,366 Context-based error indication methods and apparatus
A media player may occasionally be unable to play or continue to play a particular item of media. When that occurs, the media player outputs an error indication...
US-8,233,109 Portable computer display housing
A display housing for a portable computing device that utilizes a plastic cover bonded to an internal metal frame is described. To account for thermal cycling...
US-8,233,078 Auto focus speed enhancement using object recognition and resolution
Autofocus operations in a digital camera are described. In one embodiment, a processor detects a face in an image captured by the camera, and calculates the...
US-8,233,026 Scalable video encoding in a multi-view camera system
The present invention employs scalable video coding (SVC) in a multi-view camera system, which is particularly suited for video conferencing. Multiple cameras...
US-8,232,990 Working with 3D objects
Three-dimensional objects can be generated based on two-dimensional objects. A first user input identifying a 2D object presented in a user interface can be...
US-8,232,973 Method, device, and graphical user interface providing word recommendations for text input
A portable electronic device having a touch screen display performs a set of operations, including displaying a plurality of key icons, each having an...
US-8,232,970 Scan sequence generator
A sensor panel device that can generate and use a stimulus signal having multiple different waveforms for detecting events on or near the sensor panel is...
US-8,232,771 Battery gas gauge reset mechanism
A gas gauge circuit has a power supply pin, a power return pin, power-on reset capability, and a communications signal pin. A reset control circuit is coupled...
US-8,232,672 Power adapters for powering and/or charging peripheral devices
A power adapter for a peripheral device such as portable electronics device is disclosed. The power adapter includes a housing that contains electrical...
US-8,231,937 Compartmentalized chips with similar polymers of different viscosities for improved processability
Compartmentalized chips of at least two chemically similar crystallizable thermoplastic polymers each having a different intrinsic viscosity placed in separate...
US-8,230,553 Hinge mechanism
A hinge is disclosed. The hinge can include an axle, a first member coupled to the axle, and a second member coupled to the axle and configured to rotate...
US-D664,531 Electronic device
US-8,230,412 Compatible trust in a computing device
A method and apparatus for executing a first executable code image having a first version number into a memory of a device in an attempt to establish an...
US-8,230,403 Typed-data translation for platform independence
A method, computer program and device for the translation of typed data objects in a heterogeneous computational environment is described. The operating system...
US-8,230,366 Dynamically changing cursor for user interface
A dynamic cursor for a computer graphical user interface changes according to the processing state of applications over which the cursor is located, or with...
US-8,230,360 User interface for selection from media collection
Among other things, techniques and systems are disclosed for providing a graphical user interface (GUI) to user. A system includes a content source and a GUI...
US-8,230,358 Defining motion in a computer system with a graphical user interface
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method that defines movement in a graphical user interface (GUI) of a computer system. This method detects an...
US-8,230,300 Efficient readout from analog memory cells using data compression
A method for data storage includes storing data in a group of analog memory cells by writing respective input storage values to the memory cells in the group....
US-8,230,242 Accessory power management
Methods, apparatus, and circuits for managing power among portable computing devices and one or more accessories. One example provides commands to improve power...
US-8,230,124 Methods and systems to dynamically manage performance states in a data processing system
Data processing systems which operate in different modes, including a mode which supports providing an output of images through a port on the systems. In one...
US-8,230,073 Service templates for an IP multimedia subsystem
The present invention provides a call/session control function for an Internet Protocol multimedia subsystem where a service template may be invoked in lieu of...
US-8,229,913 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
US-8,229,889 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
US-8,229,389 Method for obtaining location information for emergency services in wireless multimedia networks
In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a method and apparatus for obtaining end-user location information for emergency services within a...
US-8,229,211 Differential image enhancement
Techniques for differentially enhancing selected areas within a digital image are disclosed. In certain embodiments, one or more attributes of a selected pixel...
US-8,229,160 Systems and methods for identifying objects and providing information related to identified objects
Systems and methods for identifying an object and presenting additional information about the identified object are provided. The techniques of the present...
US-8,229,153 Microphone packaging in a mobile communications device
In one aspect, a boot located inside a mobile device holds a microphone. The boot has a straight, front chamber section whose mouth is aligned (vertically and...
US-8,229,019 MIMO precoding enabling spatial multiplexing, power allocation and adaptive modulation and coding
In a closed-loop wireless communication system, a codebook-based feedback mechanism is provided to enable non-unitary precoding for multi-stream transmission,...
US-8,228,887 Cell identifier encoding and decoding methods and apparatus
In an embodiment, a wireless communication system (100, FIG. 1) includes one or more nodes (102-108) and one or more user equipments (UE) (110). A node may...
US-8,228,835 MIMO based network coding network
A wireless communication system includes an intermediate node, a first node and a second node. There is described a method for implementing MIMO based network...
US-8,228,701 Selective activation of programming schemes in analog memory cell arrays
A method for data storage includes defining a first programming scheme that programs a group of analog memory cells while reducing interference caused by at...
US-8,228,406 Adaptive lens shading correction
Systems, methods, and devices for applying lens shading correction to image data captured by an image sensor are provided. In one embodiment, multiple lens...
US-8,228,339 Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations
A graphics animation and compositing operations framework has a layer tree for interfacing with the application and a render tree for interfacing with a render...
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