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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,...
US-8,209,540 Incremental secure backup and restore of user settings and data
A data processing device receives a manifest from a previous backup operation and determines what files have changed by comparing the files to be backed up to...
US-8,209,525 Method and apparatus for executing program code
The described embodiments provide a system that executes program code. While executing program code, the processor encounters at least one vector instruction...
US-8,209,446 DMA controller that passes destination pointers from transmit logic through a loopback buffer to receive logic...
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a first interface circuit, a direct memory access (DMA) controller coupled to the first interface circuit, and a host...
US-8,209,376 Application-specific group listing
A method, apparatus, and system for providing active contents between applications activated by a plurality of computer systems are provided. A list of one or...
US-8,208,978 Small lanyard connector for low profile device
A miniaturized attachment mechanism for attaching a lanyard to a cell phone, MP3 player or other portable device having a hole in its outer casing is disclosed....
US-8,208,900 Secure device configuration profiles
A method for configuring a device includes receiving a first configuration profile comprising a first configuration and a first certificate and a second...
US-8,208,867 Shared multiband antennas and antenna diversity circuitry for electronic devices
Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may have antenna diversity circuitry that...
US-8,208,853 Accessory device authentication
An authentication controller coupled to a first communication port of a portable computing device is allowed to provide authentication on behalf of an accessory...
US-8,208,789 Video program authoring systems and methods
Video program authoring systems and methods in a processor-based system removes an author from consideration of low-level configuration functions during...
US-8,208,565 Pre-processing method and system for data reduction of video sequences and bit rate reduction of compressed...
Methods for pre-processing video sequences prior to compression to provide data reduction of the video sequence. In addition, after compression of the...
US-8,208,536 Method and apparatus for encoding using single pass rate controller
A method is used for specifying a bit allocation for encoding a set of images in a sequence of video images. The method computes a masking value for one or more...
US-8,207,974 Switch for graphics processing units
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for improving switching between graphics processing units (GPUs). Some embodiments may include a display system, including...
US-8,207,946 Light sensitive display
A light sensitive display.
US-8,207,906 Antenna insert
Circuits, methods, and apparatus for adapters and docking stations that include one or more of the following: reradiating antennas to enhance wireless signal...
US-8,206,290 Medical inspection device
An improved medical inspection device at least comprises a hand-held portion, a display portion being connected with the hand-held portion and comprising a...
US-8,205,499 Method and apparatus for checking an acoustic test fixture
A body has a first portion whose exterior surface is similar to that of a corresponding, first portion of a portable media device. An acoustic aperture is...
US-D662,503 Housing for an electronic device
US-D662,497 Electronic device
US-D662,495 Earphone
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