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US-8,271,832 Non-faulting and first-faulting instructions for processing vectors
The described embodiments include a processor that handles faults during execution of a vector instruction. The processor starts by receiving a vector...
US-8,271,812 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events
In an embodiment, a power management unit (PMU) may automatically transition (in hardware) the performance states of one or more performance domains in a...
US-8,271,705 Dual key electronic connector
A connector interface system for a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last...
US-8,271,670 Method and apparatus for media data transmission
Methods and apparatuses for processing media data transmitted in a data communication medium. A digital processing system is provided with a time related...
US-8,271,470 Auto-activation of fonts
A method and an apparatus that search for font data associated with an electronic document in a system in response to a font request are described. A font...
US-8,271,445 Storage, organization and searching of data stored on a storage medium
Methods and apparatuses for storing, organizing and searching files stored in a storage device. Backup files may be stored in snapshot-dependent and/or...
US-8,271,114 Protocol for remote user interface for portable media device
Remote user interfaces for portable media devices provided improved access by accessories to media assets and metadata stored in a database of a portable media...
US-8,271,038 Wireless adapter for media player system
A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other...
US-8,270,935 Method and system for prolonging emergency calls
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that processes a phone call. During operation, the system connects the phone call from a mobile phone...
US-8,270,915 Antenna and button assembly for wireless devices
An antenna and button assembly is provided for a compact portable wireless device such as a wireless headset for a handheld electronic device. An antenna...
US-8,270,914 Bezel gap antennas
Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
US-8,270,809 Previewing effects applicable to digital media content
Systems and apparatus are described to perform methods including receiving input to apply attributes that represent modifications to appearance of content of...
US-8,270,656 Removable ear tip for earphone
An earphone or a removable component for use with an earphone are disclosed. As an example, the removable component can be an ear tip. According to one aspect,...
US-8,270,630 Automatic and dynamic noise cancellation for microphone-speaker combinations
An audio host device has a headset electrical interface in which a reference contact is shared by a microphone and a speaker. A variable or programmable gain...
US-8,270,547 Channel estimation method and system for inter-carrier interference-limited wireless communication network
A method and system for wireless communication channel estimation. A frequency offset hypothesis is determined. An interchannel interference ("ICI") matrix...
US-8,270,498 Dynamic dithering for video compression
A method and device for dithering video from a decoder. The method and device provide: selecting a segment of video frames from the video; computing a noise map...
US-8,270,246 Optimized selection of memory chips in multi-chips memory devices
A method includes accepting a definition of a type of multi-unit memory device (28) including a set of memory units (24), each having a respective nominal...
US-8,269,816 Video encoding in a video conference
Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing multi-participant video conferences. This architecture has a central distributor that receives video...
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...
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