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US-8,923,693 Electronic device having selectively strengthened cover glass
Embodiments disclosed therein generally pertain to selectively strengthening glass. More particularly, techniques are described for selectively strengthening...
US-8,923,640 Coherence groups: region descriptors for low bit rate encoding
The invention is directed to an efficient way for encoding and decoding video. Embodiments include identifying different coding units that share a similar...
US-8,923,003 Flexible circuit connectors with reduced profiles
An electronic device may contain components such as flexible printed circuits and rigid printed circuits. Electrical contact pads on a flexible printed circuit...
US-8,922,795 Enabling access to supported capabilities of printers prior to installing printer-specific software for the...
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates use of a printer. During operation, the system obtains, on an electronic device, a set of supported...
US-8,922,704 Techniques for collection of auto-focus statistics
Various techniques are disclosed for collecting and processing auto-focus statistics data in an image signal processor (ISP). In one embodiment, a statistics...
US-8,922,672 Illumination systems and methods for imagers
The present invention can provide solutions to many common imaging problems, such as, for example, unevenly distributed illumination, shadows, white balance...
US-8,922,571 Display pipe request aggregation
A system and method for efficiently scheduling memory access requests. A semiconductor chip includes a memory controller for controlling accesses to a shared...
US-8,922,530 Communicating stylus
A stylus for writing on any type of surface, such as a piece of paper or a whiteboard and subsequently displaying the written images or text on a display of a...
US-8,922,523 Embedded force measurement
Disclosed embodiments relate to a force detection system that detects force exerted on a flexible display based upon changes in resistance and/or capacitance....
US-8,922,521 Switching circuitry for touch sensitive display
A circuit for switching an LCD between display and touch modes is disclosed. The circuit can include one or more switches configured to switch one or more...
US-8,922,519 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-8,922,499 Touch input transitions
Selection of input of a touch sensing surface is provided. Contacts on or near a surface are tracked to obtain touch information of the contacts. A first...
US-8,922,490 Device, method, and graphical user interface for entering alternate characters with a physical keyboard
A device displays a text entry area with an insertion point and detects activation of a first physical key in a physical keyboard. In response to a...
US-8,922,443 Distributed loop antenna with multiple subloops
An electronic device may be provided with antenna structures. The antenna structures may be formed using a dielectric carrier structure. The antenna structures...
US-8,920,197 Connector receptacle with ground contact having split rear extensions
Connector receptacles that are simple to assemble, provide good shielding, and consume a reduced or limited amount of space inside a device enclosure. To...
US-8,920,189 Wing deployment mechanism for a power adapter
A power adapter including a wing deployment mechanism for retaining a wing in a first undeployed position and the second deployed position. One example may...
US-D720,355 Case
US-D720,333 Dock insert
US-8,918,822 Displaying a synchronized instance of content on a portable electronic device
A method and system are described for displaying a synchronized instance of content on a portable electronic device. In the described embodiments, a selection...
US-8,918,768 Methods and apparatus for correlation protected processing of data operations
A method and an apparatus for receiving a first source code having a code block to update the first source code with multiple copies of the code block to...
US-8,918,736 Replay recommendations in a text entry interface
A method includes receiving a current set of characters in response to a sequence of user commands. The current set of characters includes a current sequence of...
US-8,918,680 Trace queue for peripheral component
In an embodiment, a peripheral component may include multiple sources of commands, such as command queues and/or macro memories. The commands may be performed...
US-8,918,655 Data whitening for writing and reading data to and from a non-volatile memory
Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for whitening and managing data for storage in non-volatile memories, such as Flash memory. In some embodiments,...
US-8,918,471 Integrated local/remote server computer architecture for electronic data transfer
Systems, methods, and computer program products for an integrated local/remote server computer architecture for electronic data transfer are disclosed. In some...
US-8,918,139 Electronic device with dynamic amplifier linearity control
An electronic device may include antenna structures. Wireless transmitter circuitry such as cellular telephone transmitter circuitry and wireless local area...
US-8,918,103 Location data regression
A server can receive, from a mobile device, a reference location and one or more measurements of signal from signal sources. Each signal source is associated...
US-8,918,066 Facilitating switching between transmitting antennas in portable electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that uses a first antenna and a second antenna in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system receives...
US-8,917,830 Audio call screening for hosted voicemail systems
The present invention allows a user to screen messages being left at a hosted voicemail system from a telephone terminal. Incoming calls intended for the...
US-8,917,703 Efficient location updates, paging and short bursts
A mobile terminal in a wireless communication network may be one of several modes of operation. When in an idle mode, the mobile terminal may avoid a lengthy...
US-8,917,650 Frame structure for a multi-hop wireless system
A wireless network includes a base station which can serve terminals directly, or via multi-hop transmission paths via relay stations. The base station...
US-8,917,632 Different rate controller configurations for different cameras of a mobile device
Some embodiments provide a method for encoding video pictures captured by a mobile device having at least first and second cameras. The method identifies a...
US-8,917,577 Microphone proximity detection
A mobile communications device contains at least two microphones. One microphone is located away from the handset receiver and serves to pick up voice of a near...
US-8,917,336 Image signal processing involving geometric distortion correction
Systems and methods for correcting geometric distortion are provided. In one example, an electronic device may include an imaging device, which may obtain image...
US-8,917,311 Establishing a connection for a video call
A system and method for conducting a video call between an originating device and a terminating device by establishing a peer-to-peer (P2P) connection between...
US-8,917,194 Methods and apparatus for context based line coding
Methods and apparatus intelligently switching between line coding schemes based on context. In one exemplary embodiment, an High Definition Multimedia Interface...
US-8,915,633 White point adjustment for multicolor keyboard backlight
There are provided systems, devices and methods for operating a light source to match a white point of ambient light. In one embodiment, a light control system...
US-8,915,596 Method and apparatus for concealing sensors and other components of electronic devices
A concealing structure to at least partially conceal a sensor, light emitter or other component by at least partially preventing reflection of external light by...
US-D720,082 Building
US-D719,973 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D719,962 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D719,960 Stand
US-D719,956 Cover
US-8,914,743 Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigating a list of identifiers
An electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface displays a portion of a list of identifiers. The list of identifiers are associated with: a...
US-8,914,710 Soft message-passing decoder with efficient message computation
A method includes, in a decoder of an Error Correction Code (ECC), maintaining only aggregated information regarding a set of messages, a function of which is...
US-8,914,670 Redundancy schemes for non-volatile memory using parity zones having new and old parity blocks
A method includes, in a non-volatile memory that includes multiple memory blocks, defining a redundancy zone that includes at least an old parity block, a new...
US-8,914,600 Selective data storage in LSB and MSB pages
A method for data storage includes providing a memory, which includes multiple groups of memory cells and is configured to concurrently store first data using a...
US-8,914,580 Reducing cache power consumption for sequential accesses
In some embodiments, a cache may include a tag array and a data array, as well as circuitry that detects whether accesses to the cache are sequential (e.g.,...
US-8,914,559 Methods and systems for automatic configuration of peripherals
Peripherals and data processing systems are disclosed which can be configured to interact based upon sensor data. In one embodiment, a peripheral, which is...
US-8,914,555 Methods, systems and apparatus for determining whether an accessory includes particular circuitry
Methods, systems, and apparatus for determining whether an accessory includes particular circuitry. A host device may measure a first voltage and a second...
US-8,914,548 Fast masked summing comparator
A fast masked summing comparator apparatus includes a comparator unit configured to compare a masked first number to a masked sum of a second number and a third...
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