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Determining a semantic relationship is disclosed. Source content is received. Cluster analysis is performed at least in part by using at least a portion of the...
Electronic device with data-rate-dependent power amplifier bias
Wireless circuitry in an electronic device may contain output power amplifier circuitry for amplifying transmitted radio-frequency signals. The power amplifier...
Female receptacle 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...
Communicating radio presets between a portable media player and an
Radio station presets lists can be communicated between a portable media device and an accessory. A radio station presets list can include a listing of radio...
Intelligent clip mixing
Various techniques for controlling the playback of secondary audio data on an electronic device are provided. In one embodiment, a secondary audio clip mixing...
Combination white box/black box cryptographic processes and apparatus
Method and apparatus for increasing security of a cryptographic algorithm such as deciphering, enciphering, or a digital signature. A cryptographic algorithm...
Systems and methods for refreshing non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for managing a non-volatile memory ("NVM"), such as a flash memory. To prevent data errors due to leakage effects, the NVM may...
Power converter with automatic mode switching
A power converter is provided that has an alternating-current (AC) to direct-current (DC) switched-mode power converter circuit that converts ...
Methods, programs, storage media and systems for recording and compiling a
This disclosure relates to a method for recording and compiling a music section, wherein multiple takes of the music section are recorded; and wherein the...
Connector receptacle housings having reduced-wear finger contacts and
reduced seam visibility
Structures, methods, and apparatus that provide connector receptacles that have a reduced tendency to scratch and otherwise mar connector inserts, have an...
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
Accessory authentication for electronic devices
Improved techniques to control utilization of accessory devices with electronic devices are disclosed. The improved techniques can use cryptographic approaches...
Graphical user interface for browsing, searching and presenting media
Improved graphical user interfaces suitable for reviewing, browsing, previewing and/or purchasing media items are also disclosed. The graphical user interfaces...
Computer-implemented display of ordered items
A method, in one embodiment, of displaying items arranged in a hierarchy, the hierarchy having predetermined levels and divisions. The method comprising:...
Preventing the inclusion of a reference to a host cell in a formula
Preventing the inclusion of a reference to a host cell in a formula to avoid a circular reference in the formula is disclosed. In some embodiments, an...
Dynamic preloading of web pages
In a system having a page server for transmitting pages upon request and a page client (or "web browser") for requesting pages and presenting those pages to an...
Method and apparatus for facilitating device hibernation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that enables a computing device to save additional power by entering a "hibernation mode," wherein the...
Systems, methods and computer readable media for cache management. Cache management can operate to organize pages into files and score the respective files...
Method and apparatus for facilitating long-lived DNS queries
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that implements a long-lived query (LLQ) at a name server. During operation, the system receives an...
Generating low resolution user interfaces for transmission to mobile
A computer-implemented method includes generating a user interface for displaying one or more images, receiving a request from a remote device to view the user...
Automated estimation of a country where a client computer is configured to
A method for automatically estimating a country where a client computer is configured to operate. The method gathers information of the client computer (e.g.,...
Techniques for channel sounding in a wireless communication system
A technique of operating a wireless communication device includes receiving an assigned starting point index and an assigned reference signal bandwidth for a...
Two levels of voltage regulation supplied for logic and data programming
voltage of a memory device
Systems and methods involve the use of a flash memory device having multiple flash memory cells. A first interface is adapted to receive power for selectively...
Portable electronic device with multipurpose hard drive circuit board
A hard drive for a portable electronic device is provided that contains a multipurpose circuit board. The multipurpose circuit board may be mounted within a...
Presenting images as mosaics
Apparatus, methods and systems for creating mosaics are described. A method is provided that includes identifying an image for presentation as a mosaic;...
Sharing a data buffer
A computer-program product may have instructions that, when executed, cause a processor to perform operations including managing execution of application...
Motion tracking user interface
A method to transition focus of a display corresponding to an object's motion tracked by a video camera or like device is disclosed. In one implementation, the...
Methods and apparatus for processing combinations of kinematical inputs
Methods and apparatus for processing combinations of force and velocity data generated over a given period of time. In one embodiment, an input device...
Antenna diversity systems for portable electronic devices
Antenna diversity systems are provided for portable electronic devices that have wireless communications circuitry and environment sensors. The wireless...
Acetoin high-yield Bacillus pumilus strain
A high-yield bacterial strain for producing acetoin named Bacillus pumilus XH195 has been deposited in a microorganism deposit center in Germany. The deposit...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Peer-to-peer security authentication protocol
A salt transmitted by a second node is received at a first node. The received salt is used to decrypt encrypted data. Optionally, authorization to access a...
Power managed lock optimization
In an embodiment, a timer unit may be provided that may be programmed to a selected time interval, or wakeup interval. A processor may execute a wait for event...
Systems and methods for storage management in a data processing device
Methods and systems for storage management in a data processing device. The data processing device may be connected to a host computer and it can be in one of...
Method and apparatus for processing metadata
Methods and apparatuses for processing metadata are described herein. In one embodiment, when a file (e.g., a text, audio, and/or image files) having metadata...
Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or indexes of content of files. In one exemplary method, notifications to update a metadata database or...
Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
Real-time or near real-time streaming with compressed playlists
Methods and apparatuses provide real-time or near real-time streaming of content using transfer protocols such as an HTTP compliant protocol. In one embodiment,...
Method and apparatus for updating resource records in a name-server
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for updating resource records in a name-server database. During system operation, a network node...
Light isolating protective cover for small form factor electronic device
A portable device has a rear facing camera assembly and a front facing display assembly that includes at least a protective cover layer, a display stack that...
Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for playing media files of a playlist on a mobile device. The media files of the playlist include one or more...
Wireless headset with integrated media player
Additional functionality in a wireless headset allows it to be used during times that the external device with which it is wirelessly coupled is not being used,...
Dynamic audio parameter adjustment using touch sensing
An audio communications device has a handset in which a touch sensing ear piece region is coupled to an acoustic leakage analyzer. The acoustic leakage analyzer...