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Printed circuit board sensor mounting and alignment
Sensors modules adapted to be mounted to a motherboard under challenging conditions by using automated manufacturing processes are disclosed. A sensor module...
Techniques for displaying digital images on a display
A method and apparatus for displaying digital images on a display is provided. A set of items from a sequence of items is displayed. The sequence of items...
Selective composite rendering
Systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for rendering a graphical user interface by selectively compositing display contents are described. In...
Centering a 3D remote controller in a media system
An electronic device associated with a remote wand controlling the operations of the electronic device is provided. The wand may include a motion detection...
Backlight control of electronic device
Embodiments are provided herein which may be utilized to eliminate stray light emissions from an LED while ambient light is being sensed. As such, dynamic...
Harnessing power through electromagnetic induction utilizing printed coils
Systems for harnessing power through electromagnetic induction utilizing printed coils are provided. A system can include one or more moveable magnets adjacent...
Methods and systems for forming a dual layer housing
Methods and apparatus for applying internal features or complex mechanical structures to a surface of a metal part are disclosed. According to one aspect of the...
Audio connector control system
An electronic device such as a portable music player, cellular telephone, or computer may be provided with an audio jack system that allows audio plug position...
Mechanism to support orphaned and partially configured objects
Mechanisms to support orphaned and partially configured objects are provided. A project includes a variety of objects. At least one object is designated as an...
Client device configuration based on information stored by host device
A host device can enable operation with a client device based on stored or cached enumeration information. The enumeration information can be initially received...
Method and apparatus for managing file extensions in a digital processing
Methods and apparatuses for managing file extensions in a processing system. An exemplary method of managing file extensions in a digital processing system...
Methods and systems for managing data
A search is performed based on a search query of at least metadata of a first plurality of files and a set of a permissions is determined for a first user,...
Systems and methods for compressing an index are described. In one exemplary method, the results of a search are annotated and then encoded into one or more...
Trusted index structure in a network environment
Methods and apparatuses of a trusted index structure in a network environment. In one embodiment, a data processing system includes a master device and at least...
Playback of compressed media files without quantization gaps
Playback by a decoder of a lossy compressed digital media file without quantization gaps is disclosed. The digital media file can be formed of a number of audio...
Male plug connector
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...
System for authentication of network usage
Apparatus for collecting subscription data for subscribers in a telecommunications system for use in metering usage of network resources includes a data storage...
Electro-mechanical shutter control
A method in a camera device having an image sensor and an electro-mechanical shutter mechanism is as follows. A constant drive current is applied to the shutter...
Vented in-the-ear headphone
A vented tip for in-the-ear headphones has a core portion to be mounted to a sound output tube of an in-the-ear earphone and a flange portion extending outward...
Systems and methods for encrypting data
Data encryption techniques are presented. According to an embodiment of a method, a cryptographic hash of unencrypted data for data block X-1 is generated, and...
Routing table lookup algorithm employing search key having destination
address and interface component
A routing table lookup algorithm is described that, for a first outbound packet, performs a first route lookup into the routing table with a first search key...
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...
Disk drive with state-information data buffer
A hard-disk drive (HDD) is described. During operation of the HDD, measured internal temperatures in the HDD may be stored in a first table, and state...
Image capturing devices using Sunny f/16 rule to override metered exposure
Several methods and apparatuses for implementing automatic exposure mechanisms for image capturing devices are described. In one embodiment, an automatic...
Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player
In a portable multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for providing user supplied configuration data are described. In one embodiment, a...
Display screen or portion thereof with icon
Icon for a display screen or portion thereof
Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
Extensible, replaceable network component system
An extensible and replaceable network-oriented component system provides a platform for developing network navigation components that operate on a variety of...
Storage volume handling system which utilizes disk images
Disk images, and the like, are used to emulate storage volumes for the distribution of computer software. An image of a data storage volume, such as a hard disk...
Client-server opaque token passing apparatus and method
In the computer client-server context, typically used in the Internet for communicating between a central server and user computers (clients), a method is...
Managing user interface control panels
A computer-implemented method includes displaying a user interface on a display device, the user interface displaying a content item, in response to receiving...
Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
User interfaces for browsing and/or searching are described. In one embodiment, a method includes displaying a first display area for display representations of...
Zoom indication for stabilizing unstable video clips
A computer-implemented method for zoom indication for stabilizing unstable video clips is described. To indicate zoom, a zoom value associated with an unstable...
Image application performance optimization
Some embodiments provide a method that from a source external to a device, imports a first image and a lower resolution second image that corresponds to the...
System and method for revising boolean and arithmetic operations
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, computer readable media and special purpose processors for obfuscating code. The method includes extracting an operation...
Copyback optimization for memory system
In a copyback or read operation for a non-volatile memory subsystem, data page change indicators are used to manage transfers of data pages between a register...
System having a plurality of buffers for providing audio for synchronized
playback to multiple audio devices
An audio system communicates with an aggregate device that includes multiple audio devices. When providing audio data for playback, the system compensates for...
System for browsing through a music catalog using correlation metrics of a
knowledge base of mediasets
A system and method to navigate through a media item catalog and generate recommendations using behavioral metrics such as correlation metrics (FIGS. 1,2) from...
Immediate search feedback
Providing immediate search feedback is disclosed. Search input is received within a search field of a web browser application. Based on characteristics of the...
Thermal spray coating for seamless and radio-transparent electronic device
Electronic devices and other apparatuses adapted to receive electromagnetic wave communications are disclosed. An outer housing encloses various device...
User programmable switch
The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user...