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US-8,106,630 Method and system for operating a portable electronic device in a power-limited manner
Improved techniques to manage operation of a portable electronic device having a substantially depleted battery when power is available from an external,...
US-8,104,911 Display system with distributed LED backlight
A display system with a distributed LED backlight includes: providing a plurality of tile LED light sources, each tile LED light source having a tile and a...
US-D653,236 Earphone
US-D653,213 Power module
US-8,104,048 Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
This description relates to systems, methods and software architectures for providing previews of files, such as previews of content of the files without...
US-8,103,951 Dynamic schema creation
In a database application executing on a computer system, a database table view is represented by a structured object located on a storage device coupled to the...
US-8,103,893 Thermal management of devices by suspension of offline diagnostic activities
The present invention provides both a peripheral device that regulates its own temperature by adjusting its power consumption, and a method to accomplish the...
US-8,103,793 Method and system for updating playlists
Improved techniques for automatic (or dynamic) updating (or maintaining) of playlists for a media system that stores and plays media content for a user of the...
US-8,103,505 Method and apparatus for speech synthesis using paralinguistic variation
A method and apparatus for speech synthesis in a computer-user interface using random paralinguistic variation is described herein. According to one aspect of...
US-8,103,287 Methods and apparatus for resolving wireless signal components
Methods and apparatus enabling a wireless network to generate data that can be used by a receiver (e.g., UE) to resolve the contributions of individual...
US-8,103,272 Techniques for database updates
Techniques for updating databases stored on mobile devices.
US-8,103,097 Colour invariant image representation method and apparatus
A color image comprises color values in each of one or more color channels for each of a plurality of points, or pixels, within the image. The image is...
US-8,102,931 Method and device for operating a precoded MIMO system
A method is provided for generating precoder data (600), comprising: obtaining transmit power data indicative of a transmit power of a plurality of...
US-8,102,728 Cache optimizations using multiple threshold voltage transistors
In one embodiment, a memory circuit includes one or more memory cells that include transistors having a first nominal threshold voltage, and interface circuitry...
US-8,102,365 Remote control systems that can distinguish stray light sources
Remote control systems that can distinguish predetermined light sources from stray light sources, e.g., environmental light sources and/or reflections are...
US-8,102,321 Cavity antenna for an electronic device
A cavity antenna for an electronic device such as a portable computer is provided. The antenna may be formed from a conductive cavity and an antenna probe that...
US-8,102,319 Hybrid antennas for electronic devices
A portable electronic device is provided that has a hybrid antenna. The hybrid antenna may include a slot antenna structure and a planar inverted-F antenna...
US-8,102,318 Inverted-F antenna with bandwidth enhancement for electronic devices
An inverted-F antenna is provided that has a resonating element arm and a ground element. A shorting branch of the resonating element arm shorts the resonating...
US-8,101,859 Metal retaining features for handheld electronic device casing
This invention is directed to mechanical and electromagnetic shielding features of an electronic device case. An electronic device case is formed of two...
US-8,100,544 LED backlight for display systems
An LED backlight method for display systems comprising receiving a plurality of light emitting diodes categorized into a plurality of bins, wherein each bin...
US-D652,857 Line viewing eyeglasses
US-D652,843 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-RE43,144 System for predicting and managing network performance by managing and monitoring resource utilization and...
A system to manage network resources of a network so that network performance is predictable and manageable is disclosed. According to the system, network...
US-8,099,665 Organizing and sorting media menu items
A method of organizing episodic content includes identifying a list of items associated with episodic content and sorting the list of items based on at least...
US-8,099,591 Techniques and graphical user interfaces for categorical shuffle
Improved techniques and graphical user interfaces that enable users to shuffle a group of media items in accordance with categories associated with the media...
US-8,099,536 Communication between an accessory and a media player with general and accessory lingoes
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-8,099,528 Data filtering using central DMA mechanism
A method and system is disclosed for passing data processed by a DMA controller through a transmission filter. The method includes the DMA controller accessing...
US-8,099,476 Updatable real-time or near real-time streaming
Methods and apparatuses for real-time or near real-time streaming of content using transfer protocols such as an HTTP compliant protocol. In one embodiment, a...
US-8,099,473 Variant streams for real-time or near real-time streaming
Methods and apparatuses for real-time or near real-time streaming of content using transfer protocols such as an HTTP compliant protocol. In one embodiment, a...
US-8,099,392 Electronic backup of applications
Systems and methods are provided for storing and restoring digital data. In some implementations, a method is provided. The method includes receiving, while a...
US-8,099,332 User interface for application management for a mobile device
This specification describes technologies relating to user interfaces for mobile devices. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this...
US-8,099,258 Smart garment
A sensor authenticated to a garment transfers information, either wirelessly or wired, to an external data processing device. Such information includes location...
US-8,099,252 Self-test power management unit
Systems and methods are disclosed for a self-testing power management unit (PMU) in an electronic device. Self-testing may enable the testing of PMU power...
US-8,099,091 Method to control configuration change times in a wireless device
A method to control configuration change times is performed at a mobile wireless communication device when the mobile wireless communication device is connected...
US-8,099,079 Method and system for distributing data to mobile devices
A method and system for distributing mobile applications includes receiving, processing and displaying advertisements on mobile terminals. Data is visualized on...
US-8,098,838 Detecting the repositioning of an earphone using a microphone and associated action
A system detects the repositioning of an earphone that is worn by a user, and changes an operation mode of a host coupled to the earphone. Within the earphone...
US-8,098,534 Integrated circuit with separate supply voltage for memory that is different from logic circuit supply voltage
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes at least one logic circuit supplied by a first supply voltage and at least one memory circuit coupled to the...
US-8,098,262 Arbitrary fractional pixel movement
A technique is provided for displaying pixels of an image at arbitrary subpixel positions. In accordance with aspects of this technique, interpolated intensity...
US-8,098,261 Pillarboxing correction
A display control device used to govern non-content regions in a display space, and selectively determine data for display in the non-content regions is...
US-8,098,256 Video acquisition with integrated GPU processing
Systems and techniques for processing sequences of video images involve receiving, on a computer, data corresponding to a sequence of video images detected by...
US-8,098,250 Adaptive and dynamic text filtering
A device sensor determines an external state of a device. Text to be displayed on a display screen of the device is dynamically filtered based on the external...
US-8,098,233 Wide touchpad on a portable computer
In one exemplary embodiment, a portable computer having a display assembly coupled to a base assembly to alternate between a closed position and an open...
US-8,097,956 Flexible packaging for chip-on-chip and package-on-package technologies
In one embodiment, a packaging solution for an application integrated circuit (IC) and one or more other ICs is provided. The packaging solution may support...
US-D652,428 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D652,426 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D652,196 Cutout collar design
US-8,095,799 Ticket authorized secure installation and boot
A method and apparatus for secure software installation to boot a device authorized by a ticket are described herein. A ticket request including a device...
US-8,095,716 Method and system for communicating capability information from an accessory to a media player
A method and system for allowing a media player to determine if it supports the capabilities of an accessory are disclosed. The method and system comprise...
US-8,095,713 Smart cables
A smart cable apparatus includes resources that provide for additional functionality such as cable authentication and cable identification. The cable apparatus...
US-8,095,694 Enhancements to data-driven media management within an electronic device
A centralized resource manager manages the routing of audio or visual information within a device, including a handheld device such as a smartphone. The...
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