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US-8,260,337 System and method for peer-to-peer communication in cellular systems
Systems and methods are provided for delivering both PMP communications, for example standard cellular communications via a base station, and also delivering...
US-8,260,320 Location specific content
Systems, methods, and computer program products communicate location information associated with a device, such as a mobile device, to a server. Content...
US-8,260,079 Video acquisition with processing based on ancillary data
Systems and techniques for processing sequences of video images involve receiving, on a computer, data corresponding to a sequence of video images detected by...
US-8,259,881 Interference-weighted communication signal processing systems and methods
A level of interference affecting signal components of received communication signals is estimated and used to weight the signal components. The signal...
US-8,259,737 Enhanced encapsulation mechanism using GRE protocol
Wireless gateway nodes are enabled to support mobile node services, such as content based billing, when a data treatment server is present in the system. Using...
US-8,259,659 Apparatus and methods for managing access and update requests in a wireless network
Methods and apparatus that enable a wireless network to detect and manage impending congestion events caused by a plurality of mobile devices attempting to...
US-8,259,652 Location-based network detection
A mobile device establishes communication with a number of wireless cellular networks at particular locations and records the locations and network information...
US-8,259,506 Database of memory read thresholds
A method for data storage includes storing multiple sets each including one or more read thresholds for use in reading data from a plurality of analog memory...
US-8,259,497 Programming schemes for multi-level analog memory cells
A method for data storage includes storing first data bits in a set of multi-bit analog memory cells at a first time by programming the memory cells to assume...
US-8,259,444 Highly portable media device
An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function...
US-8,259,198 System and method for detecting and correcting defective pixels in an image sensor
Various techniques are provided for the detection and correction of defective pixels in an image sensor. In accordance with one embodiment, a static defect...
US-8,259,139 Use of on-chip frame buffer to improve LCD response time by overdriving
A method and system is disclosed for improving the response time of displays, such as liquid crystal displays (LCDs). The method includes receiving a target...
US-8,259,078 Touch screen liquid crystal display
Disclosed herein are liquid-crystal display (LCD) touch screens that integrate the touch sensing elements with the display circuitry. The integration may take a...
US-8,259,017 Hybrid antennas for electronic devices
A portable electronic device is provided that has a hybrid antenna. The hybrid antenna may include a slot antenna structure and a planar inverted-F antenna...
US-8,257,075 Carbon composite mold design
A mold assembly or system includes a moldbase that holds mold inserts and has embedded fluid lines to facilitate cooling during part formation. Mold inserts...
US-8,256,913 Housing for a computing device
An improved housing for a computing device is disclosed. The improved housing is provided with one of an illuminable connector, a touch pad arrangement, and a...
US-D666,409 Electronic device holder
US-8,256,005 Protection of audio or video data in a playback device
Method and apparatus to prevent hacking of encrypted audio or video content during playback. Hackers, using a debugging attachment or other tools, can illicitly...
US-8,255,895 Distributing and synchronizing objects
A method and apparatus for distributing and synchronizing objects. One or more embodiments of the invention provide for distributing copies of the objects...
US-8,255,876 Execution difference identification tool
Displaying instrument output is disclosed. Instrument output data is received. A difference between two or more corresponding portions of data included in the...
US-8,255,834 Displaying a set of data elements
A set of elements, such as, for example, a path, a directory list, a playlist, and a listing of information associated with a file or a song, may be truncated...
US-8,255,830 Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display
In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device...
US-8,255,826 Method and apparatus for resizing buffered windows
Methods and apparatuses for resizing buffered windows. In one aspect of the invention, a method to resize a buffered window on a data processing system...
US-8,255,815 Motion picture preview icons
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. The method...
US-8,255,810 Portable touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for using emoji characters while in a locked...
In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method performed at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display includes simultaneously displaying a...
US-8,255,798 Device, method, and graphical user interface for electronic document translation on a touch-screen display
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a device with a touch screen display is disclosed. In the method,...
US-8,255,796 Efficient creation of documents
Some embodiments provide a method that efficiently designs a document. The method initially provides the user with a selection of templates, each with a default...
US-8,255,789 Providing spreadsheet features
Heuristic based feature degradation and/or restoration is disclosed. In some embodiments, a feature is provided with respect to a set of spreadsheet cells. The...
US-8,255,758 Decoding of error correction code using partial bit inversion
A method includes receiving an Error Correction Code (ECC) code word, which includes multiple encoded bits that represent data and have a bit order. Multiple...
US-8,255,731 Methods and apparatus for power state based backup
Methods and apparatus that receive, at a wireless device, power through wire or inductive pad are described. The received power is monitored to back up data...
US-8,255,671 Processor employing split scheduler in which near, low latency operation dependencies are tracked separate from...
In an embodiment, a scheduler implements a first dependency array that tracks dependencies on instruction operations (ops) within a distance N of a given op and...
US-8,255,670 Replay reduction for power saving
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a scheduler configured to issue a first instruction operation to be executed and an execution core coupled to the...
US-8,255,640 Media device with intelligent cache utilization
A portable media device and a method for operating a portable media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, a battery-powered portable media device can...
US-8,255,571 Updating multiple computing devices
A system includes a server site that includes a memory for storing update data sets that correspond to data sets stored on multiple computing devices of a user....
US-8,255,545 Dual-phase content synchronization
Metadata is synchronized between a mobile device and a remote node over a first network, where the metadata specifies media content to be synchronized between...
US-8,255,436 Per thread garbage collection
Per thread garbage collection is disclosed. Objects associated only with a thread that created them are tracked. At a garbage collection time for a particular...
US-8,255,428 Graphical representation of assets stored on a portable media device
A user interfaces can deliver enhanced information regarding media assets stored on a portable media device. A graphical user interface for database browsing...
US-8,255,389 Automatic relevance filtering
A computer-implemented method and an apparatus for use in a computing apparatus are disclosed. The method includes determining a context and a data requirement...
US-8,255,371 Methods and apparatuses for data protection
Methods and apparatuses for data protection against corrupted write operations. In one embodiment, a technique of crash protection uses an atomically updated...
US-8,255,360 Synchronization of database changes among multiple devices
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for synchronizing database changes among multiple devices. In one aspect, a method...
US-8,255,323 Motion based payment confirmation
Methods and devices for confirming payment transactions are provided. In one embodiment, an electronic device may include a graphical user interface (GUI) with...
US-8,255,069 Digital audio processor
A digital audio processor is described, wherein a graphical user interface is presented on the monitor of the processor to display user actionable control...
US-8,255,009 Radio frequency communications circuitry with power supply voltage and gain control
Portable electronic devices are provided with wireless circuitry. The wireless circuitry may include one or more sets of radio-frequency power amplifiers. The...
US-8,255,003 Missed telephone call management for a portable multifunction device
In one aspect of the invention, a computer-implemented method is disclosed for use in conjunction with a portable electronic device with a touch screen display....
US-8,254,993 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-8,254,969 Wireless communication network having a broadcast system for information distribution
A communication network (100) includes a two-way communication system (101) having a number of base stations (102-108) providing corresponding coverage areas...
US-8,254,917 Method and system for managing delivery of communications
Method and system for managing delivery of communications such as advertisements to mobile telephone subscribers where delivery to roaming subscribers is...
US-8,254,902 Apparatus and methods for enforcement of policies upon a wireless device
Apparatus and methods for changing one or more functional or operational aspects of a wireless device, such as upon the occurrence of a certain event. In one...
US-8,254,880 Access control
A monitoring device makes decision on whether a service requested by a consumer is a sponsored service to the specific consumer or not based on sponsoring...
US-8,254,828 Methods and systems for mixing media with communications
A communications device may transmit a media item chosen by a user over a communication path also being used to transmit an established communications...
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