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US-8,086,904 Event-based setting of process tracing scope
Detecting an anomaly is disclosed. An indication that a computer system monitoring instrument is desired to provide as output a subset of the output data that...
US-8,086,854 Content protection information using family of quadratic multivariate polynomial maps
A computer based method and apparatus to tie content protection information to recipient devices via a family of deterministic permutations of quadratic...
US-8,086,781 Serial pass-through device
A host device and an accessory exchange information (e.g., commands and data) via an intermediate device. The host device and accessory can each connect to the...
US-8,086,604 Universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system
The present invention provides convenient access to items of information that are related to various descriptors input by a user, by means of a unitary...
US-8,086,535 Decoupling rights in a digital content unit from download
Systems and methods for enabling a user to obtain rights in a legitimate copy of a digital content unit without downloading the copy from a digital content...
US-8,086,332 Media delivery system with improved interaction
Methods and systems for improved interaction between media devices and accessory devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, the improved interaction can operate...
US-8,086,330 Accessing accelerometer data
Systems and processes for accessing acceleration data may include an accelerometer coupled to a nonvolatile memory. The nonvolatile memory may be coupled to a...
US-8,086,281 Apparatuses and methods that facilitate the transfer of power and information among electrical devices
The present invention is directed to apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer readable media that can facilitate the transfer of power between at least two...
US-8,085,932 Secure distribution of data or content using keyless transformation
A computer enabled method and apparatus for encrypting and decrypting data using a keyless transformation cryptographic technique. Data is protected using a...
US-8,085,318 Real-time image capture and manipulation based on streaming data
Systems and techniques to provide image capture and manipulation. In general, in one implementation, the technique includes receiving an input stream including...
US-8,085,280 Asymmetric two-pass graphics scaling
A method and an apparatus for determining an up scale factor and a down scale factor according to a scale factor received from a graphics application program...
US-8,085,271 System and method for dilation for glyph rendering
A system and method for dilating a glyph for glyph rendering is described. The method includes receiving information including at least one of an element value...
US-8,085,247 Advanced frequency calibration
An oscillating signal of relatively precise frequency is generated by tuning an oscillator using an external stable oscillating source as a reference....
US-8,085,103 Resonant oscillator circuit with reduced startup transients
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that implements a resonant oscillator circuit. This resonant oscillator circuit includes: a first...
US-8,083,643 Systems and methods for accessing personalized fitness services using a portable electronic device
This is directed to systems and methods for accessing personalized fitness services through an integrated application available to a portable electronic device....
US-8,083,394 Concrete wash and recovery system
A system for recovering concrete wash product includes a support frame mounted pivotally to a chassis of a transit concrete mixing vehicle, and a container...
US-D651,215 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D651,168 Electronic device
US-8,082,523 Portable electronic device with graphical user interface supporting application switching
A portable electronic device displays, on a touch screen display, a user interface for a phone application during a phone call. In response to detecting...
US-8,082,376 Communication between an accessory and a media player with multiple protocol versions
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-8,082,319 Publishing and subscribing to digital image feeds
Techniques are provided for publishing digital image feeds, where the feeds are automatically created and uploaded to a server along with the images described...
US-8,081,956 System and method for determining mobile device capabilities
Methodologies and system functionality are provided to determine mobile device capabilities and/or configuration setting and user abilities and/or inclinations...
US-8,081,954 System and method for determining mobile device capabilities
Methodologies and system functionality are provided to determine mobile device capabilities and/or configuration setting and user abilities and/or inclinations...
US-8,081,930 Trace functionality in a mobile device
Systems and methods are provided for tracing parameters indicative of performance of a mobile device that is not tethered to a host computer. The mobile device...
US-8,081,430 Microperforated and backlit displays having alternative display capabilities
A visual display having microperforations, backlighting and contrasting surface finishes is disclosed. The visual display includes an opaque base object having...
US-D650,811 Media device
US-8,079,025 Asynchronous load of source dependencies
Asynchronous loading of source dependencies is disclosed. An indication is received in the course of executing a script that a source file on which a current...
US-8,078,982 Automatic creation of data relationships
The disclosed implementations allow automatic and transparent creation of data relationships in a database application or other application in response to user...
US-8,078,963 Efficient creation of documents
Some embodiments provide a method that efficiently designs a document. The method initially provides the user with a selection of templates, each with a default...
US-8,078,847 Detecting memory-hazard conflicts during vector processing
A method for performing parallel operations in a computer system when one or more memory hazards may be present, which may be implemented by a processor, is...
US-8,078,800 Dynamic operating point modification in an integrated circuit
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a processor, an internal memory, and a memory controller coupled to an external memory. The integrated circuit...
US-8,078,787 Communication between a host device and an accessory via an intermediate device
A host device and an accessory exchange information (e.g., commands and data) via an intermediate device. The host device and accessory can each connect to the...
US-8,078,776 Electronic device having a dual key connector
A connector interface system for a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last...
US-8,078,772 Digital phase relationship lock loop
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a first clocked storage device operable in a first clock domain corresponding to a first clock signal. The first...
US-8,078,747 Methods and apparatuses for transferring data
The present invention provides several methods and apparatuses for transmitting multimedia data using streaming media protocols such as real-time transfer...
US-8,078,685 Remotely configured media device
Improved techniques for controlling operation of a portable electronic device are disclosed. Portable electronic devices which interact with a host electronic...
US-8,078,224 Male plug connector
A male plug connector for connecting to a corresponding receptacle connector of a media player. In one embodiment the connector comprises a housing designed to...
US-8,077,779 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,077,479 Apparatus for reducing electromagnetic interference and spreading heat
A radio module for use in an electronic device is disclosed. The radio module has a shield for reducing electromagnetic interference on the radio module. The...
US-8,077,256 Scene-aware automatic-exposure control
A scene-aware auto-exposure control process stabilizes changes in a camera's auto-exposure settings so as to reduce lighting and color flicker during image...
US-8,077,218 Methods and apparatuses for image processing
Methods and apparatuses for generating a low dynamic range image for a high dynamic range scene. In one aspect, a method to generate a low dynamic range image...
US-8,077,182 User interface controls for managing content attributes
A computer-implemented method includes displaying a content item having at least one attribute that is changeable in value, maintaining a history of image...
US-8,077,160 Storing baseline information in EEPROM
Pre-stored no-touch or no-hover (no-event) sensor output values can initially be used when a sensor panel subsystem is first booted up to establish an initial...
US-8,077,147 Mouse with optical sensing surface
A mouse with an extended optical sensing surface is disclosed.
US-8,077,096 Slot antennas for electronic devices
Slot antennas are provided for electronic devices such as portable electronic devices. The slot antennas may have a dielectric-filled slot that is formed in a...
US-8,076,628 Ambient light sensor with reduced sensitivity to noise from infrared sources
Systems and methods are provided for detecting ambient light with reduced sensitivity to infrared sources. An electronic device may include an infrared sensor,...
US-D650,377 Electronic device
US-D650,355 Media device
US-D650,354 Media device
US-8,074,172 Method, system, and graphical user interface for providing word recommendations
One aspect of the invention involves a method that includes: in a first area of the touch screen, displaying a current character string being input by a user...
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