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Dynamic-to-static converter latch with glitch suppression
A latch circuit. The latch circuit may include an input circuit, a precharge circuit, and a transfer circuit. The precharge circuit may precharge a first node...
Frequency detection mechanism for a clock generation circuit
A frequency detection mechanism for a clock generation unit on an integrated circuit includes a clock generation unit and a detection unit. The clock generation...
Receiver to match delay for single ended and differential signals
In one embodiment, a receiver circuit is provide that may receive either a differential input or a single-ended input corresponding to an interface. The...
Portable computer battery structures
Portable computer battery structures are provided. The portable computer battery structures may include a battery with a metal enclosure and a battery cable...
Integrated noise reduction connector
An electrical connector comprising an insulative body, a plurality of pins carried by the body and a ferromagnetic element that rides on one of the plurality of...
Button mechanisms for electronic device cases
A case for electronic devices having buttons may include button mechanisms that allow the case slide over an electronic device without impacting the buttons....
Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
Electronic device and packaging therefor
Content rental system
A content rental system includes one data store for storing rental content. The content rental system also includes a content server for transferring content to...
Installation utility system and method
An installation manifest defines associations of one or more application installation files with operating system installation files. An installation manager...
Automated pad ring generation for programmable logic device implementation
of integrated circuit design
In an embodiment, a method to automatically generate a pad ring for a programmable logic device implementation of an integrated circuit is contemplated. The pad...
User interface for backup management
Methods and a computer program product for providing a user interface including earlier versions of data. In one implementation, a method is provided. The...
Audio processing interface
A graphical element resembling an instrument amplifier having audio control parameters is displayed through a graphical user interface (GUI). An additional...
Conserving power by reducing voltage supplied to an instruction-processing
portion of a processor
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates reducing static power consumption of a processor. During operation, the system...
Merging command signals for memory cells
Systems and processes may include a memory coupled to a memory controller. Command signals for performing memory access operations may be received. Attributes...
Network identification and configuration using network signature
Methods, computer program products, systems and data structures for generating a signature for a network are described. A network signature may include, for...
Network evaluation grid techniques
Network evaluation grid techniques are presented. Local specifications for traffic patterns are evaluated for local traffic on local grids of a grid computing...
Searching metadata from files
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
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;...