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US-8,171,195 Media player communication with an accessory using a display remote lingo
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-8,171,194 Accessory communication with a media player using a display remote lingo
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-8,171,177 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...
US-8,171,085 Methods and apparatuses for authenticating electronic messages
Methods and systems and machine readable media for processing email and other electronic messages. In one exemplary embodiment, a method includes storing a...
US-8,171,042 Method and apparatus for searching metadata
Methods and apparatuses for searching metadata are described herein. In one embodiment, an example of a process for search metadata includes, but is not limited...
US-8,170,828 Test method using memory programmed with tests and protocol to communicate between device under test and tester
In an embodiment, a test method is implemented to test an integrated circuit that includes at least one processor. The method may include programming a memory...
US-8,170,623 Charging arrangement for electronic accessories
An arrangement for charging an electronic accessory (such as a wireless headset) using a docking station that obtains power from at least one of a power port...
US-8,170,606 Dynamic thermal control for wireless transceivers
Methods and apparatus for dynamic thermal management and control within, e.g., small form-factor wireless devices such as laptop computers or cellular...
US-8,170,588 Contact information updating via SMS
A source mobile telephone detects that a telephone number of the telephone has changed to a new number, and in response, sends a text or short message service...
US-8,170,266 Portable computer speaker grill structures
Portable computer structures are provided. The portable computer structures may include speaker grill structures. A speaker grill structure may be formed by...
US-8,170,216 Techniques for validating and sharing secrets
Techniques for validating and sharing secrets are presented. A secret is divided into a plurality of parts. Each part is represented by a unique value. Each...
US-8,169,806 Power converter system with pulsed power transfer
Electronic devices such as portable electronic devices are provided. Power converters are provided that convert alternating-current power into direct-current...
US-8,169,764 Temperature compensation in integrated circuit
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises a plurality of temperature sensors and a power manager coupled thereto. The temperature sensors are physically...
US-8,169,587 Methods and systems for strengthening LCD modules
Systems and methods for improving strength of thin displays, such as Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) displays, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a display can use...
US-8,169,388 Color correction apparatus
A display system provides a display assembly having a display screen. LEDs are presorted into a plurality of groups, each group of LEDs having substantially the...
US-8,169,374 Antenna for handheld electronic devices with conductive bezels
A handheld electronic device may be provided that contains wireless communications circuitry. The handheld electronic device may have a housing and a display....
US-8,169,373 Antennas with tuning structure for handheld devices
Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include antenna structures....
US-8,169,246 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...
US-8,169,236 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...
US-8,169,235 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...
US-8,168,319 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...
US-8,167,625 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...
US-8,167,126 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....
US-D658,679 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D658,665 USB device
US-D658,646 Electronic device
US-D658,583 Electronic device
US-D658,492 Electronic device and packaging therefor
US-8,166,508 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...
US-8,166,472 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...
US-8,166,437 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...
US-8,166,415 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...
US-8,166,397 Audio processing interface
A graphical element resembling an instrument amplifier having audio control parameters is displayed through a graphical user interface (GUI). An additional...
US-8,166,324 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...
US-8,166,236 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...
US-8,166,144 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...
US-8,166,138 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...
US-8,166,065 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...
US-8,166,037 Semantic reconstruction
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...
US-8,165,642 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...
US-8,165,634 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...
US-8,165,546 Communicating radio presets between a portable media player and an accessory
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...
US-8,165,321 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...
US-8,165,286 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...
US-8,164,967 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...
US-8,164,932 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 ...
US-8,163,990 Methods, programs, storage media and systems for recording and compiling a music section
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...
US-8,162,688 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...
US-D658,195 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
US-D658,190 Electronic device
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