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US-8,219,920 Methods and systems for managing to do items or notes or electronic messages
Methods and systems for managing To do items and/or notes and/or emails (or other electronic messages) are described. On exemplary method includes receiving an...
US-8,219,880 Combined single error correction/device kill detection code
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a check/correct circuit coupled to a control circuit. The check/correct circuit is coupled to receive a block of data...
US-8,219,787 Early release of resources by proceeding to retire store operations from exception reporting stage but keeping...
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a retire unit and a load/store unit coupled thereto. The retire unit is configured to retire a first store memory...
US-8,219,758 Block-based non-transparent cache
In an embodiment, a non-transparent memory unit is provided which includes a non-transparent memory and a control circuit. The control circuit may manage the...
US-8,219,755 Fast hit override
In one embodiment, a cache comprises a tag memory and a comparator. The tag memory is configured to store tags of cache blocks stored in the cache, and is...
US-8,219,580 Dynamic management of multiple persistent data stores
Dynamic management of multiple persistent data stores is disclosed. One or more data objects are associated with a client context, e.g., an instance of a client...
US-8,219,157 Electronic device with shared multiband antenna and antenna diversity circuitry
Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may have antenna diversity circuitry that...
US-8,218,790 Techniques for customizing control of volume level in device playback
User interface signals representing volume change requests are converted to volume control signals using a mapping. The mapping is overridden (modified) within...
US-8,218,509 Dynamic allocation of communication resources in a wireless system
A method of receiving information by a wireless communication device is provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of wireless subframes at a periodic...
US-8,218,380 Degradation equalization for a memory
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a memory and a control circuit configured to cause an inversion of at least a portion of the data stored in the...
US-8,218,347 Stacked memory device having a scalable bandwidth interface
A memory device having a scalable bandwidth I/O data bus includes a semiconductor die having a substrate with a first and a second surface. The substrate...
US-8,218,306 Assembly of a handheld electronic device
Several mechanical features of an electronic device are provided. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include a bezel coupled to a housing. The bezel...
US-8,217,913 Integrated touch screen
Displays with touch sensing circuitry integrated into the display pixel stackup are provided. Circuit elements, such as touch signal lines, such as drive lines...
US-8,217,889 Pulse-width modulation control for backlighting of a video display
A pulse-width modulated backlight control for a video display restarts the pulse-width modulated pulse train on occurrence of a video refresh pulse. In order to...
US-8,217,792 Acceleration-based theft detection system for portable electronic devices
A theft prevention system for protecting portable electronic devices is disclosed. An acceleration sensor detects the acceleration of a portable electronic...
US-8,217,685 Input/output driver with controlled transistor voltages
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises core circuitry and at least one driver circuit. The core circuitry is powered by a first supply voltage during...
US-8,217,619 Portable devices having multiple power interfaces
Portable devices having multiple power interfaces are described herein. According to one embodiment of the invention, a portable electronic device includes, but...
US-8,217,336 Light sensing device having a color sensor and a clear sensor for infrared rejection
A light sensing device has a first filter to block visible light in a light path. The light sensing device also has a first color sensor and a clear sensor, to...
US-8,215,546 System and method for transportation check-in
There is provided a method and system for transportation check-in (e.g., ticketing and identification) via near field communication (NFC) using a handheld...
US-8,215,012 Thermal contact arrangement
A method of manufacturing a thermal contact arrangement. The method including the operations of providing a thermal conductor and forming a first zone having a...
US-8,215,009 Method for manufacturing a plug arm
This is directed to a power adapter plug arm manufactured from a single piece of material. The plug arm can include a plug operative to extend into a wall...
US-D663,320 Electronic device with graphical user interface
US-D663,304 Cover
US-8,214,822 Editor for program files
Methods and systems are disclosed for updating a candidate computer program file. An exemplary method includes loading a first and second revisions of a first...
US-8,214,768 Method, system, and graphical user interface for viewing multiple application windows
Methods, systems, and graphical user interfaces for viewing multiple application windows are disclosed. In one embodiment, a portable electronic device with a...
US-8,214,740 Song flow methodology in random playback
An electronic device can play back media items using a random playback mode. To ensure that related media items are played back in a proper order (e.g., live...
US-8,214,669 Method and apparatus for managing power in computer systems
The invention is directed towards minimizing power consumption in computer systems. One embodiment of the invention is a power management system that is used...
US-8,214,648 Secure configuration of a computing device
In accordance with a broad aspect, a method is provided to securely configure a computing device. A configuration indication is received into the computing...
US-8,214,315 Systems and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files
Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files by providing for the automated addition and/or deletion of media...
US-8,213,946 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 subscribers is temporarily...
US-8,213,766 Embedded access information for digital versatile disc (DVD) independent of DVD player software
An operating system extension is used to implement embedded information on a DVD. The operating system extension examines DVD sector addresses requested from...
US-8,213,389 Location determination using formula
Among other disclosed subject matter, a method includes obtaining, in a mobile device, power information indicating a detected power of respective signals...
US-8,213,177 Device foot
A moveable device foot for an electronic device is described. The device foot can include a rigid weight bearing member and a flexible sealing member that is...
US-8,213,168 Assembly of a display module
A portable computing device is disclosed. The portable computing device can take many forms such as a laptop computer, a tablet computer, and so on. The...
US-8,212,859 Peripheral treatment for head-mounted displays
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for projecting a source image in a head-mounted display apparatus...
US-8,212,843 Error metric associated with backlight adaptation
Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system reduces power consumption by changing an...
US-8,212,162 Keys with double-diving-board spring mechanisms
Keys may be formed for keyboards. The keyboards may be attached to electronic devices such as computers or may be formed within a portable computer or other...
US-8,210,422 Solder containment brackets
Electronic assemblies with solder containment brackets are provided. A solder containment bracket may have a planar base and a vertically extending wall. The...
US-8,210,032 Water detection arrangement
An electronic device having an enclosure is disclosed. The electronic device includes a hole disposed at least partially through the enclosure. The electronic...
US-D662,944 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D662,939 Stand
US-D662,935 Keyboard
US-D662,922 Front cover of an electronic device
US-D662,835 Packaging
US-8,209,749 Uninterrupted virtual private network (VPN) connection service with dynamic policy enforcement
Techniques for uninterrupted virtual private network (VPN) connection service with dynamic policy enforcement are provided. An existing VPN session between a...
US-8,209,637 Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image
A device with a touch-sensitive display may be unlocked via gestures performed on the touch-sensitive display. The device is unlocked if contact with the...
US-8,209,632 Image mask interface
Systems and methods are disclosed for an image editing process on an electronic device that uses an image mask to edit an image object. The image editing...
US-8,209,630 Device, method, and graphical user interface for resizing user interface content
Aspect ratio locking alignment guides for gestures are disclosed. In one embodiment, a gesture is detected to resize a user interface element, and in response,...
US-8,209,612 Application of speed effects to a video presentation
Some embodiments provide a method of specifying speed effects for playing a video clip. The method defines a set of speed effects for the video clip. It then...
US-8,209,606 Device, method, and graphical user interface for list scrolling 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,...
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